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
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
(Edmonds, WA) On a late September day, I drove to Picnic Point Park in Edmonds to Periscope (broadcast) what was shaping-up to be a promising sunset from the beach. I arrived just minutes prior to the sun’s sinking behind the Olympic Mountains. No clouds in the sky. No haze. The distant peaks across Puget Sound seemed destined for tack… Continue reading What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?
(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
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
(Camano Island, WA) When Jeff Butts learned a young Bald Eagle might be in trouble an hour away from his Edmonds home, he knew he had to take action. “It was a no-brainer,” Butts said. That same day, Butts made the drive to Camano Island and located the eagle. The young bird had recently left… Continue reading Video captures young Bald Eagle’s struggle to survive