Try it – Don’t just buy it
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 28, 2021
Try it – Don’t just buy it

Photography equipment is expensive. In case you didn't know. Like, really expensive. I don't personally own top-of-the-line gear, at least not much. When I do buy good gear, it's almost...

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April 25, 2021 – Aurora Borealis
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 25, 2021
April 25, 2021 – Aurora Borealis

On April 25, 2021 I hiked out to watch the northern lights from Angel Rocks. It turned out to be one of the best displays I've seen in ten years!

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Grass of Parnassus – Parnassia palustris
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 24, 2021
Grass of Parnassus – Parnassia palustris

Grass of Parnassus is a white-flowering, single stem plant often growing in marshy or boggy areas (often called bog star). It has 5 white petals and a long stem.

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Aurora borealis in the twilight. April 22, 2021 - Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 22, 2021
April 22, 2021 – Aurora Borealis

Midnight view through the forest on April 22, 2021 There are only two more days before the darkest it gets in Fairbanks is nautical twilight, when only the brightest stars...

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April 18, 2021 - Aurora Borealis over Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 18, 2021
April 17-18, 2021 – Aurora Borealis

Last night may have been the best aurora displays I've seen in years. And it was persistent. When I first walked out there was a bright band in the southern...

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April 16-17 – Aurora Borealis
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 17, 2021
April 16-17 – Aurora Borealis

April 16, 2021. In Fairbanks, we have to say goodbye to the aurora in April. We’ve already begun the time when the Sun dips no more than 18 degrees below...

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Wild and Trailless – Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 5, 2021
Wild and Trailless – Denali National Park

It wasn't easy to decide to post route info and GPS data from my trips in Denali National Park. The National Park Service asks specifically not to share GPS tracks...

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