Dutch Harbor travel makes for wondrous bald eagle photography adventure

Bald Eagle photographers Christian Sasse and Jack Molan appearing live on Beyond 90 Seconds from Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

  Armed with several cameras, lenses and a myriad of other accessories, photographers Christian Sasse and Jack Molan arrived in Dutch Harbor, Alaska on Saturday to embark on a unique bald eagle photography adventure. Sasse’s pack includes a camera that shoots a thousand frames per second, allowing for a super slow-motion look at bald eagles,… Continue reading Dutch Harbor travel makes for wondrous bald eagle photography adventure

Podcast: Photographer Christian Sasse discusses hawk chick raised by bald eagles

An adult bald eagle with eaglet and hawklet in a nest located on Vancouver Island, Canada.

Listen [box]NOTE: Photographer Christian Sasse hopes to broadcast live from the nest location on Vancouver Island today. His live streams are on YouTube and Periscope (links at the end of this post). [/box] On Vancouver Island, a familiar bald eagle nest is suddenly home to a most unfamiliar scene.   The eagle parents are not only… Continue reading Podcast: Photographer Christian Sasse discusses hawk chick raised by bald eagles

Oh, Silvana! Where Bald Eagles delight

(Silvana, WA) Passing through the Silvana area on a rain-soaked day in late February may not sound exciting; but even a wet, winter day gets my adrenaline going in Silvana. That’s because the Bald Eagles always seem to be perched in trees along the Stillaguamish River. Lots of Eagles. I often simply open my sunroof… Continue reading Oh, Silvana! Where Bald Eagles delight

Record-setting amateur astronomer now a rising star in Bald Eagle photography

Christian Sasse loves pushing the limits. He shattered a world-record when he imaged the most distant object from earth ever captured by an amateur-sized telescope. Now, he’s taking aim at producing some magnificent wildlife photography. This latest chapter in Sasse’s adventurous life began to unfold shortly after he moved to British Columbia in 2011.  That same… Continue reading Record-setting amateur astronomer now a rising star in Bald Eagle photography

A special place

VIDEO For starters, please allow me to say, “Hello.”  After taking a new job that involves a lot of time on the road, I’ve become a bit of a stranger to those of you who had regularly read this blog.  Sorry for the absence, but there hasn’t been much free time.  And I’ve resisted the… Continue reading A special place

Wintering bald eagles of Rockport at center of majestic mountain beauty

VIDEO Bald Eagles along Skagit River in Rockport, WA (2009) from Mark Horner on Vimeo.   When I recently returned to my home state, I vowed I’d get to know Washington better than ever; that I’d attack it with the same curiosity and sense of exploration that I’d applied to southeastern Arizona, Door County Wisconsin… Continue reading Wintering bald eagles of Rockport at center of majestic mountain beauty