Category: Local Photography

Kayak as we paddle. HZ photo.

A peaceful home away from home

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A cozy scenic gem lies just 12 water taxi miles away from Seward. Kayakers Cove, a hostel and paddlers’ paradise owned and run by Mike and Raylene O’Connor since 1998, is not for everyone. Only those hardy adventurous souls who love to kayak in […]

Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Last night, Seward, Alaska. Here is a first – I photographed the aurora last night for over an hour in shorts and flip-flops!  Far cry from my typical aurora clothing where I’m more likely to be in bunny boots! Only a couple of people in the entire campground had any […]

Tuesday Night Lights

Tuesday Night Lights

Unexpected solar storms treated Seward to a pretty good light show on late tuesday night / early wednesday morning.                                                               […]

Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

  Brittany Casey Hansen of Seward recently caught a photo of this golden eagle at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Entered into a photo contest at Alaska.org, you can  support a local photographer here by submitting your vote: http://www.alaska.org/photo-contest/anchorage-airport/entrant/brittany-casey-hansen.

Tuesday Treat

Tuesday Treat

What a brilliant, blue sky day today and what a contrast to yesterday’s storm! The early morning fog soon burned off, and the fresh snow on the mountains sparkled. Hoards of kittiwakes surged after herring in the calm bay, like a feathered blizzard, and bald eagles grabbed fistfuls of the silvery […]

Bald Eagles fish and feast on herring

Bald Eagles fish and feast on herring

I counted over 30 Bald Eagles fishing and feasting on herring in the middle of Rez Bay this afternoon. Some were mere specks high in the blue sky. The powerful wind allowed these giant birds to hover effortlessly, waiting for the herring to rise within reach, then they snatched fistfuls […]