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November 1st, 2011

Chenega Glacier Calving 4

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Chenega Glacier Calving 4, Prince William Sound, Alaska
This past June, my dad and I used my 22′ C-Dory Serenity to cruise Prince William Sound for 8 days. We experienced mostly crappy weather during our trip, but that is typical of coastal Alaska. I was focused on photographing wildflowers near the glaciers, but did not find them in the quantities that I had … 
July 26th, 2011

Heather Island Dwarf Fireweed Sunset 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Heather Island Dwarf Fireweed Sunset 1, Prince William Sound, Alaska
I created this bold image of dwarf fireweed at sunset while visiting Columbia Bay with my small boat Serenity a few weeks ago. This was the second time that I have visited this area this year, after the dramatic and wild nature of the place got under my skin back in May. It is now … 
June 7th, 2011

Porcupine in Tree 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Porcupine in Tree 1, Chugach National Forest, Alaska
While visiting the Childs Glacier near Cordova, the VW van that Steve and I borrowed got a flat tire. In addition, the light was murky, so we did not get any sunrise pictures of the glacier. After we changed the tire and began driving back to town we encountered a porcupine foraging in the forest. … 
September 27th, 2010

Smith Glacier Crevasse 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Smith Glacier Crevasse 1, College Fjord, Alaska
I created this image during my first incredible but brief voyage on Prince William Sound in Alaska last month. I motored my boat from Whittier to the head of College Fjord for a few days and was blown away but the photographic potential. I anchored in Tuition Cove near the Yale Glacier and used my …