When I visited Juneau, Alaska in August, I knew that I wanted to photograph the Treadwell Mine Salt Pump, a ruined structure that sits in the water between downtown Juneau and Douglas Island. Reading about the historic mine and seeing pictures of this unusual structure intrigued me. So I planned out my shooting times and itinerary before […]

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There’s something truly scary about hiking in a dense rainforest where there could be bears. Juneau’s Auk Nu trail was described in guidebooks as an easy 3.4 mile trek to John Muir’s cabin that was “heavily used.” So my sister and I figured we’d likely be sharing the trail with many people–locals and tourists alike–either […]

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