Shoot in RAW

When and why you should (or shouldn’t) shoot in raw. Photography and aurora photography tutorials.
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aurora borealis over fairbanks alaska

What Causes the Aurora

A basic, yet comprehensive explanation of what causes the aurora. Tying together the solar wind, geomagnetic field, Van Allen belts, atomic energy states, and the…
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Ice Crystals in R-Channels

Ice Crystals in R-Channels

Photos and brief description of ice crystal growth in an R-channel, or Röthlisberger style subglacial channel in winter – Castner Glacier – Alaska Range
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Brands I Trust

A few of the brands I trust – Since I am writing gear reviews on equipment I use, a few brand names will keep reappearing.…
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Water and Ice

Water and ice seem to possess a never-ending range of color and texture. This project involves capturing images of the detail, complexity, and range of…
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Light Pillars

Light Pillars

This phenomenon is due to the interaction of light with ice crystals in the atmosphere, so it falls into the class of halos in atmospheric…
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Castner Ice Cave

Castner Ice Cave

Yesterday, in an effort to avoid people amidst a growing outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Fairbanks, Cat and I drove down to Castner Creek. There…
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