Peak Sunrise
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 2, 2020
Peak Sunrise

Purchase Print The pastels turn fiery as the Sun nears the horizon. The sunrise colors glance the bottoms of the clouds over a bog along a trail on the Alaska...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 1, 2020
Snowy Aurora

For a solid week, the aurora danced across the sky almost every night under a bright moon in 2015. The contrast of the bright snowy forest and the lit-up sky...

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Jupter and Venus shining over a stand of trees on snow-covered Murphy Dome in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 21, 2020
Planetary Twilight

Jupiter and Venus shining brightly in the sky Purchase Print Back in 2012, a friend and I went out on Murphy Dome at night on skis. The temperature was -30...

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Snow covered spruce trees
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 20, 2020
Motionless

Snow-clad trees in Fairbanks, Alaska Forest Photo Gallery There's something insanely spooky about walking through the boreal forests here in the winter. All the hunched over ghosts of snow-covered, stunted...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 19, 2020
Twilight Aurora

Aurora in Twilight Buy This Print Watching the northern lights before it's dark is one of the most amazing experiences. The cobalt blue sky is already striking. The emerald and...

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Reflection on Ballaine Lake in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 18, 2020
Ballaine Reflection

Ballaine Lake in Fairbanks, Alaska It has been a cold winter in Fairbanks this year. We haven’t had one in a few years. While I’m writing this, our outdoor thermometer...

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The landscape at Angel Rocks
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 13, 2020
Angel Rocks – Trail Guide

The hike is steep, but not for long. It’s just less than 1-mile of climbing, and the steepest section is very short-lived at about 0.4-miles. The views are worth the...

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Looking at the west side of the Museum of the North
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 7, 2020
Morning at the Museum

Looking at the west side of the Museum of the North at sunrise An architectural delight in Fairbanks, the Museum of the North is home to many local cultural and...

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Aurora borealis over a snow-covered boreal forest in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 5, 2020
Boreal Forest Aurora

Aurora borealis over a snow-covered boreal forest Buy This Print Moonlight illuminates the snow-covered spruce trees while the aurora borealis dances overhead. The boreal forests in the interior of Alaska...

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Aurora borealis over the Granite Tors trail in Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 1, 2020
Aurora Going Strong

Aurora Going Strong - Granite Tors, Alaska Buy This Print Aurora borealis from the Granite Tors trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area near Fairbanks. This was one of...

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