Tag: alaska

Dec 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiya

Picture of the Day: Hiya

A playful grizzly bear in Alaska waves to the camera.

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Sep 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

A group of adventurous travellers hike into the Mendenhall Glacier near Junea, Alasaka.

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Apr 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Levels of Nature

Picture of the Day: Levels of Nature

Photograph by John Cobb In this beautiful capture of the Alaskan landscape we see the Tracy Arm fjord with the impressive Sawyer glacier lurking behind and mountains soaring above all. I love the composition and lines in this capture by John Cobb. Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau (outlet at 57°…

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Feb 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis, Bear Lake, Alaska

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis, Bear Lake, Alaska

United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang In this beautiful capture we see Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, above Bear Lake, Alaska. The photo was taken by United States Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Strang, and was awarded first place in the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2006. An aurora…

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Jan 26, 2015

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Erika Thompson teaches grade school in Whittier, Alaska, a town where most people live and work in one building, and is only accessible by a miles-long tunnel with limited hours.

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Jan 13, 2015

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

Ronn Murray ventured into the cold to capture aurora borealis near Fairbanks, Alaska on 2 January 2015. Murray used a Sony A7S with a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens and DJI Ronin Gimbal Stabilizer. To record 4K straight from the camera he used the Atomos Shogun 4K Monitor and Recorder.

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Aug 12, 2013

Amazing Sculptures Carved from a Single Block of Ice

Amazing Sculptures Carved from a Single Block of Ice

Fairbanks, Alaska, is home to the World Ice Art Championships, one of the world’s largest ice sculpting competitions and exhibitions. From its beginning in 1988, the World Ice Art Championships has grown to a month-long event featuring more than 70 teams from around the world. The 2013 event, which ran from February 26 –…

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Jul 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: Spire Cove, Alaska

Picture of the Day: Spire Cove, Alaska

SPIRE COVE, ALASKA Photograph by Ontonyx on Reddit In this photograph by Redditor Ontonyx, we see Spire Cove which is located within Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. The cove is about thirty minutes by boat from Seward, just past Big Bear Glacier. The cove is notable for its abundant bird life…

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Mar 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: Orcas in Alaska

Picture of the Day: Orcas in Alaska

ORCAS IN ALASKA Photograph by Rennett Stowe In this beautiful capture by Rennett Stowe we see two Orcas surfacing as they make their way through a fjord in Alaska. In the distance a massive glacier can be seen. The killer whale (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca,…

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