Heading for the Yukon

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedFebruary 5, 2010
TakenJune 27, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/250 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO400
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

I captured this scene from a train between Skagway, Alaska and the Yukon border this past summer. I had hoped in vain for a little sun, but thought the greens were luscious even without the blue skies.

31 responses

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    beautiful depth, crispness and motion to this!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    Great use of nature's lighting love this well done Donald

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    This is a very beautiful capture of the Alaskan landscape, Don. I remember this place from the White Pass and Yukon Railway. It makes me want to go back.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    BEAUTIFUL!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    this is fantastic, Don!

  • Kevin Ellis

    Kevin Ellis gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    That gives me something to look foreward to in May

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    To the gold fields! Incredible shot!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    It is an incredible view and capture!! Beautiful color and detail.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Perfect even without the blue sky. In fact, those dark clouds draw the eye back down to the beautiful landscape.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    You got a beautiful photo and did not need the sun! The colors are great, I really like the clouds above the distant mountains and like Susan said, they help to draw the eye back down to the beautiful landscape.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    very lovely shot

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Scenic and very beautiful...Great capture!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Gorgeous Shot!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic shot Don!!! That really is a nice train ride.

  • Greg Summers

    Greg Summers gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    love that water

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Awesome Shot

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    As Alaska is my favorite state, this one's a sure winner for me.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    This is really wonderful Donald..

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Yes, they are..... beautiful!!!

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner said (8 Feb 2010):

    Looks perfect to me in any light !!!

    Beautiful camera work!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (8 Feb 2010):

    That would probably be the view the the old pioneer goldlminers would have seen as they crossed the river in search of gold. Colour is so sharp.

  • Christopher Seaton

    Christopher Seaton gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    I love the texture of the trees in this photo. =]

  • Natalya Mendez

    Natalya Mendez gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Gorgeous view! Well captured.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (9 Feb 2010):

    I'm with Nancy... God's country!!

  • Filip Molcan

    Filip Molcan gave props (10 Feb 2010):

    great shot, nice place

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (11 Feb 2010):

    Perfection Don, love it!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Bravo!!! Truly a winning shot, Don.

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (14 Feb 2010):

    Great DOV, well done

  • Kapil Shrotriya

    Kapil Shrotriya said (20 Feb 2010):

    awesome capture

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (22 Feb 2010):

    I love this cool color scheme of blues and greens. And the texture of the water is superb

  • Angelina

    Angelina gave props (30 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful colours, this is an amazing capture :)

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