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  • Pic of the week, August 23

    The ocean has been as calm as a lake this week. The Arctic Ocean fascinates me in many ways. I’m always finding interesting creatures, beach combing here is particularly fun as you…

  • Pic of the week, August 17

    We were taken on a short hike to the local swimming hole this afternoon. Apparently they even exist in the Arctic! It was a clear little creek out of town on the…

  • Pic of the week, August 9

    Earlier this week I was pleasantly surprised to find a large sea nettle floating along the beach. It was probably my last opportunity to add to the series this summer. The big…

  • Pic of the week, Aug. 1

    I am going to endeavor to start sharing a photo every week in an effort to keep me from going long periods of time without working.  Photography is a very important part…

  • Nuvuk

    After trips to Hawaii and southcentral Alaska, my return to Barrow has been just as eventful! We’ve been blessed with beautiful weather and a friend offered to take me on an ATV…

  • Kelp in the style of my sea nettles

    On a recent trip to Homer, AK with my mother and son, we went tidepooling. It struck me how beautiful kelp is and how like the tentacles of my jellyfish it looks.…

  • Photographer’s expedition day trip packing list, 1870s style

    As I begin to plan what photographic equipment I’m bringing with us on our trip to Hawaii next week, I happened upon this packing list while reading a book on the history…

  • A Thank You Note

    Last week the Rasmuson Foundation flew me from Barrow to Anchorage, put me up in the swankiest hotel in the state, and paid for my meals all so I could attend an…

  • T is for Tuttu

    With the return of the sun, it seems like life is starting to wake up again in the arctic. Maybe this is just my perception after holing up in the house during…

  • Planned Spontaneity

    I recently photographed a wedding. As an art photographer who rarely photographs people, this took me out of my usual comfort zone for sure. While going through the work of editing the…