Garden of the gods, Colorado Springs, CO

Garden of the gods is a great place to hike around. Some people rock climb there also. They have tours that you can do on a Segway. My family and I have been there many times. The rock formations are interesting to see at different times of the day and year.

If you get a chance, it’s another place to see if your in the Colorado Springs area.

Black Bears

Living in Alaska, on a remote island, in the second largest rain Forrest in the world (I believe), one might expect to see some animals. Well here in Ketchikan, one of those animals is black bears. From spring until fall there are a few locations where you can see bears in the wild, not in a cage or in a zoo. But real live, untrained, sometimes uncaring bears. We have lived here 10 years and it never gets old. We have had them in our front yard, just passing on through several times. Sometimes we just go and watch them fish.

Often about this time you can see mama bear with a cub or two.

if you get a chance to make it to Alaska and see the bears, just remember they are not pets, this isn’t a zoo, they are not trained. Don’t go near them if you have food. A bear will do what a bear will do. Don’t get between mama and her cubs. Enjoy the beauty, thank God that you get a chance to see nature and wild animals, take pictures and memories, just don’t ruin it for those who live here.

Hello, this is my first blog ever. So I just wanted to share a little about myself. I am a photographer and live in SE Alaska. I also do some video work. I am a licensed drone pilot. My main camera that I use is a Sony A77ii, I also have(and use) a GoPro Black Plus. The drone I use is a DJI Phantom 4. So my thoughts, at this time is that I will be posting hints and tips about drone photography as well as info on digital photography and editing. Sometimes I plan on sharing some of my projects that I have done for people. Please stay tuned, and check back often.