Local Photography

HISTORIC PHOTOS NEEDED

By Marc Swanson – I am just wrapping up an exciting DVD project commissioned by KMTA (Kenai Mtns Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area).  The end result is 12 episodes teaching elementary (and older ages as well) the history of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula.  The project uses historic photos along with […]

Mt Marathon training starts early

Mt Marathon training starts early

On a beautiful, clear, calm  afternoon, a solitary runner powered his way up the Mt Marathon race trail to the top of the world. The down trail, though partially filled with snow, was too icy so the runner quickly completed his descent down to the Bowl, Bench Trail and home. […]

Magic at Twilight

Magic at Twilight

SEWARD, Alaska – It wasn’t that late, but the sun does not linger in November. I shot out to Lowell Point beach at 4 pm just in time to watch the clouds in the western sky transition from white to an ever-deepening pink, and the bay blush in concert. As […]

Aurora over Seward

Aurora over Seward

SEWARD, Alaska (Seward City News) – By: Ron Niebrugge – Aurora borealis over Seward, Alaska. This was last night at around 3:30 a.m. – that is my little home town of Seward at the base of the mountains.  What an amazing night! www.wildnatureimages.com www.my-photo-blog.com

Peregrine Falcon and Storm-petrels

Peregrine Falcon and Storm-petrels

Wednesday, October 2 Sunrise 8:06 am, sunset 7:25 pm for a total day length of 11 hours and 18 minutes. Tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 24 seconds shorter. After a hard rain last night, the crack of dawn brought exhausted clouds and freshly washed, vibrant fall colors to the […]

Unusual Bird Visits Seward

Unusual Bird Visits Seward

Folks along the north end of Fifth and Sixth Avenue have no doubt noticed several people with binoculars wandering around the past two days, scanning the Mt Ash trees and cottonwoods. What are they doing??? It’s another very unusual bird. This one was spotted on Monday by Jen Linkhart. She had […]

Resurrection Bay

Resurrection Bay

                                Resurrection Bay – yesterday from Mt. Marathon, Seward, Alaska. Photo by Ron Niebrugge Enjoy Ron’s photo blog here: http://www.my-photo-blog.com/resurrection-bay?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+RonNiebruggesPhotoBlog+%28Niebrugge+Images+Photo+Blog%29  

Bald Eagle Battle

Bald Eagle Battle

Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report A few days ago, I noticed two BALD EAGLES stroking swiftly with deadly determination towards me. The adult seemed to be pursuing the subadult, quickly closing the gap. I immediately froze, camera at the ready. Whenever two eagles (or ravens) get that close, something interesting […]

Another Rare Bird Visits Seward

Another Rare Bird Visits Seward

A small but dramatically colored bird called a Siberian Accentor, is creating quite a stir in the bird world. This rare bird should be in northern Siberia! Kit and Janet Durnil found the bird in dense alders and small spruce in town on January 22nd. I documented the bird  and […]

Frozen Ghost Trees

Frozen Ghost Trees

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 05 Dec 2012 11:06 AM PST Here is another one from my hike last weekend. Standing dead trees usually only remain standing for a couple of years in these parts thanks to our wet, extreme weather.  The wet rots the wood, and […]

Winter Frost

Winter Frost

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 03 Dec 2012 04:00 AM PST This was from a hike in Portage Valley this past Saturday.  It was a bit cold for this time of year, at least in this area – the temperature varied from 10 to 15 below Fahrenheit.  […]

Chugach Moonrise

Chugach Moonrise

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Posted: 26 Nov 2012 11:39 AM PST This was last night (Sunday) from my front porch!  This is looking across the bay at Mt. Alice through a 70-200 telephoto.  There is no question I have more photos of this mountain then any other […]

Bubble Net Feeding Humpbacks

Bubble Net Feeding Humpbacks

Posted: 24 Jul 2012 11:23 AM PDT Ron Niebrugge Images Humpback whales bubble net feeding, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. I’m back from my Kenai Fjords National Park photo tour.  The bad news, we had pretty bad weather – well, really bad – it rained the whole time and clouds […]

Moose Calf

Moose Calf

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Mom keeping a close eye on a very young moose. Seward, Alaska. This came about thanks to a tip from our friends at Log Dreamin’ B and B. Moose babies are sure cute!

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. Here is another photo from Christmas morning.  This was about 10 minutes earlier then the one I  posted here on Monday.  The trees you see near the top of the little hill are the same ones in […]

Aialik Glacier

Aialik Glacier

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Aerial photo of Aialik-Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. I’m trying to get caught up on my editing going back to last August!  Here is a little different view of Aialik Glacier taken from a helicopter with the door removed a few months […]