Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
Valdez
Posted By: slowpez, 02-11-2012, 07:51 AM

What a neat town this was. The salmon were running and this meant bears. Valdez also has its own glacier. The weather turned really bad again with lots of rain and gray misty clouds but what the hey, it is Alaska.

Lots of waterfalls




An of course the glacier




Salmon and bears




He let me closer than I wanted to be


Canicon user (easy to tell)


All in all, another beautiful place in Alaska's crown.
Views: 587
02-11-2012, 08:19 AM   #2
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
daacon's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Alberta,Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 20,837
Wonderful shots Susan - those salmon and bear are great. The landscapes are just spectacular as always - love the waterfall.
02-11-2012, 08:36 AM   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Sailor's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Coastal Texas
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 21,609
These are fun to see - particularly the salmon and bear shots. That bears catch salmon is one of those bits of info that you pick up in life, but to see it actually happening is fascinating.

Jer
02-11-2012, 08:40 AM   #4
Pentaxian
normhead's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Near Algonquin Park
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 33,822
You sure got some great shots.... years ago when I was still working I signed up for photographers cruise, that went up the coast from Vancouver in a small former trawler equipped with kayaks and zodiaks. The idea was, over night the trawler would navigate to a new photo location, set anchor, and the after a sumptuous breakfast in the dining room you'd head out for a day of photography. Things happened and I didn't actually ever make it out... and it was incredibly expensive... 5 crew and 12 paying customers makes for some pretty high daily costs... but it's still on the bucket list.

If I ever get the opportunity again...
Vancouver Photo Excursions, Vancouver Photo Tours, Vancouver Boat Charters

02-11-2012, 09:06 AM   #5
Veteran Member
Jimbo's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Maple Ridge BC Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 11,369
Thay just keep getting bette. Well done Susan. JIM
02-11-2012, 10:49 AM   #6
Veteran Member
wcchamp18's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Mesa, AZ
Posts: 764
Susan, I really enjoy viewing your images. All of the shots are amazing.
02-11-2012, 01:15 PM   #7
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Bob Harris's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Canon City, Colorado
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 18,477
That is a great waterfall shot, very well done and viewing the bears in action would also be a great view. I am surprised that the weather was overcast for such a long period, but I have heard that is one of the uncertainties of Alaska.
02-12-2012, 08:31 AM   #8
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
slowpez's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: South Carolina, USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 18,077
Original Poster
Thanks everyone for your kind comments. The weather was really awful most of the time but I did have a few pics with blue skies but it was the exception rather than the rule. So, let's go to Haines.

02-12-2012, 11:15 AM   #9
Veteran Member




Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Derry
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 776
Hi Susan! These are fantastic shots my friend of what seems like a magical location. Lovely indeed
02-12-2012, 11:17 AM   #10
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
slowpez's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: South Carolina, USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 18,077
Original Poster
Thank you captainbert.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, glacier, lots, photo, salmon, valdez
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alaska Part III (Arctic Circle to Valdez) palmor Post Your Photos! 1 01-15-2015 02:14 PM
Kevin costner who would have thunk it... jeffkrol General Talk 6 06-19-2010 03:28 PM
Nature Southern Elephant Seals zinj Post Your Photos! 0 12-27-2009 02:39 PM
Alaska Part V (last) - Anchorage and Kenai Peninsula (photos in reply) palmor Post Your Photos! 14 02-07-2008 08:09 AM
Alaska Part IV (Valdez) palmor Post Your Photos! 3 02-04-2008 07:46 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:27 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top