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August 7th, 2010

Humpback Whale Breach 101

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Humpback Whale Breach 101, Frederick Sound, Alaska
Two weeks ago, I photographed this humpback whale on Frederick Sound.  I find this image particularly striking due to the unusual, head-on perspective.   The humpback breached towards me which helped illustrate its streamlined body.  Also, the pectoral fins in this shot are perfectly angled at the whale’s side as it thrusts itself out of the …
 
August 5th, 2010

Brotherhood Park Fireweed Sunset 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Brotherhood Park Fireweed Sunset 1, Juneau, Alaska
WOW!  What else can I say about my recent 19 day adventure in Southeast Alaska?  WOW!  There, I said it again.  I experienced my usual ups-and-downs, but overall the trip was incredibly productive.  Humpback whales bubble-feeding, tidewater glaciers, harbor seals on ice flows, playful Steller sea lions, fireweed in bloom, and many sunny days in …
 
July 24th, 2010

Humpback Whale Breach 100

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Humpback Whale Breach 100, Frederick Sound, Alaska
A few months ago, I stopped posting images while traveling, because I didn’t like the results of my color processing on my 13″ MacBook Pro.  I thought that I would make an exception for one of my new humpback whale breaching images from my last week of cruising Southeast Alaska. Last Sunday, I left Juneau …