Posts tagged “Sunrise

Love me some sunrise

Love me some sunrise. #alaskastyle #anotherwednesday #destinationeaglecrest

Love me some sunrise. #alaskastyle #anotherwednesday #destinationeaglecrest


Yes Please

Yes please thank you. #anothersunrise #backtoskiing #brr

Yes please thank you. #anothersunrise #backtoskiing #brr


Mornings Don’t Suck

Gosh Juneau mornings don't suck. #sunrise #windchillblowshard #destinationeaglecrest

Gosh Juneau mornings don't suck. #sunrise #windchillblowshard #destinationeaglecrest


More beautiful sky

More beautiful sky. #solsticedoesntsuck #alaskastyle #sunset

More beautiful sky. #solsticedoesntsuck #alaskastyle #sunset


Good morning world

Title: Good morning world. #shouldbeatwork #anothersunrise #brr
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Good morning world. #shouldbeatwork #anothersunrise #brr


Douglas Morning

I’m slowly catching up.

Heather’s mom is back in Nevada. Weddings have slowed a bit (though I have another this weekend!) Travel has subsided, and Juneau weather has been poor. The perfect storm of catching up with my personal photo backlog!

These are from an early-morning outing to North Douglas. I think I was out the door at around 4:15, so the first few shots of the deer were still a bit on the dusky side of things (thank goodness for high ISO options). It was a good morning for variety. I don’t think I’ve ever captured bunnies/rabbits/hares/whatever-they’re-called before…

I heard one story of a photographer’s wife receiving a phone call early in the morning because a police officer had found her car parked in the median of the highway with the driver nowhere to be seen. It turned out he had gone for a walk when he saw the perfect light, and eventually returned to find police company. Go figure. Maybe we’re a bit absent minded when it comes to those sort of details?

I call this “A Photographer’s Car”… For obvious reasons… 🙂

As I’m driving around and see something I like to photograph, I often park the car and hop out. This photo was me realizing that I left it running, door open, in the middle of the road for nearly 20 minutes while I wandered down an unmarked path.

And my favorite shot from the day? It was one of the first ones I captured… I had gone out in search for some deer, and whatdya know, there they were:


Early Morning Outing

A couple weeks back I had planned to get up early in order to catch the deep cobalt blue of the sunrise on a lovely Saturday morning. I had looked at my favorite photography app (LightTrac) and determined a best-case-scenario for some excellent sunrise with substance photos.

Anyhow, I arrived at the Fisherman’s Bend dock in Auke Bay hopeful of the specific hue of blue I had been dreaming about, but alas it was too late in the morning to have the darkness I needed. Maybe these things are meant for sunsets alone?

Anyhow, not to be outdone by mother nature, I took a few shots in hopes that maybe I would come up with an HDR image of the sunrise that I as proud of… Not so much. But, the good news is that I enjoyed my quiet (and cold) morning out, and maybe next time I’ll be better prepared to get up earlier!

The one shot I did come away with follows. It is the combination of three images, processed first for noise in Nik’s Dfine, and then secondly in PhotoMatix Pro (a recent acquisition I’m pretty excited to play with!)