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Songbirds

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A pair of bald eagles sing while enjoying a meal on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Joseph Classen.

Unbeknownst to many who are not able to spend time around these magnificent raptors, eagles are actually very vocal birds. Though their musical vocabulary consists mostly of high-pitched whistle sounds and their famous “screams,” it’s always wonderful to watch and […]

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Gibson Cove Cannery

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The lights of town as seen from the abanonded Gibson Cove Cannery. Kodiak Island, Alaska. Joseph Classen.

The general atmosphere, lighting, and drastic color pallet change of the night can make even the most uninteresting, rather ugly subjects, take on a whole new visual and emotional appeal. This image is of an old, abandoned fish cannery during […]

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Winter Silence

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A bald eagle sits in a tree during a snow storm on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Joseph Classen.

After having photographed countless majestic bald eagles in Alaska, it’s very difficult to pick out a personal favorite. I take thousands of photos of eagles each year, but only a small amount of those make the cut and are added […]

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Olds River Aurora

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A stunning display of the aurora borealis over the Olds River of Kodiak Island, Alaska. Joseph Classen.

I captured this image of the northern lights at the Olds River, on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Like most aurora borealis photo shoots, it was a bitterly cold winter outing, and the only one foolish enough to head out on the abandoned, […]