2012 – a Photo Review

December 23rd, 2012 by

Hey Folks,

Just to wrap up the year for 2012, here’s a quick slideshow from the year – 30 photos from various trips. Good times and good memories. I hope you all enjoy the pictures. If you like, take a quick look at my “Year in Alaska” on video, over at Expeditions Alaska – some nice clips from the past 12 months; it’s pretty cool, if I must say so myself! 🙂

Thanks so much,



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21 Responses to “2012 – a Photo Review”

  1. Bill Bean says:

    Wow! Stunning collection Carl. I’m almost speechless. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Mark says:

    Looks like a great year you had Carl. Some amazing auroras you witnessed. That brown bear facing you shot is one of the more unique and memorable ones I have ever seen. He has that look of “I am going to kick your ass…” Top notch on the polar bears also!

  3. Mark says:

    Btw, the link to your video is broken…

  4. Carl D says:

    Hey Bill – thanks so much, man, I appreciate it.

    Hey Mark – Thanks. Like every year, I guess, some better moments and some less than moments. 🙂 Thanks on the link .. should be fixed now .. too much “http” was the problem. 🙂



  5. Those are awesome Carl!

  6. Pete Zwiers says:

    Hey Carl,

    Great set … have a great 2013 man!


  7. Carl D says:

    Hey Ron/Pete,

    Thanks guys, much appreciated, as always.

    Have a great New Year.



  8. latoga says:

    Congrats on a photographic year Carl. I really like Winters Here and Arctic Sunset. Here’s to great light and safe travels in 2013!

  9. lovely images. I’d really like to go to Alaska one day. (saw you on Jims list)

  10. Carl,

    I love the photo of the brown bear up close and personal photo. Awesome.

  11. A fantastic year for sure – that brown bear cracks me up – he/she is soooo fat and fluffy – obviously had a good year itself. ;0)
    Best Photos of 2012 by JMG-Galleries Blog Readers

  12. Stunning collection! Thanks for sharing this via Jim Goldstein’s “Best of” list.

  13. Carl D says:

    I really appreciate all the comments, folks, thanks so much!

  14. Adam gibbs says:

    Hey Carl!

    Wow what a great collection of images. I got a good laugh out of the one huge brute of a brown bear that looks like an overgrown teddy, wow he looks huge!

    All the best,


  15. John Dunne says:

    Just coming over from Jim’s list and slowly working my way through Some beautiful ‘wilderness’ images Carl. Looks like it was a great year for you.

  16. Sweet set of very dramatic nature shots Carl. I’m not sure I could have held the camera steady for a couple of your very up close and personal bear shots. Thanks for sharing with your more timid colleagues! All the best for a great …. and safe! ….. 2013.

  17. prosens says:

    Very impressive! A beautiful set! Thank you for sharing.

  18. Outstanding collection, Carl! Besides the wildlife shots (that’s one gi-normous bear “up close and personal” – YIKES!), I especially enjoyed your aurora pics. Thanks for sharing and thanks for all the laughs you’ve provided this year. Hope you’re 2013 is filled with much continued success and amazing light!

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