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Pictures from Talkeetna Mountains.
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Mar 11, 2012 13:31:07   #
Loki/Alaska
 
Pictures from a snow machine ride into the Mountains.
Alaska Range
Alaska Range...

















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Mar 11, 2012 14:20:06   #
donrent
 
Ah sweet Memories.................. (sniff)

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Mar 11, 2012 18:37:49   #
Rick Clark
 
Nice Pic's

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Mar 11, 2012 18:48:59   #
Bruce with a Canon
 
Love "Beautiful Downtown Talkeetna" in the winter and ofcourse Talkeetna International Airport.Cant wait to get back there!

Gorgeous images!

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Mar 11, 2012 19:48:19   #
awana
 
Very nice photos to say the least, I have a question though. Does it damage the sensor taking shots of the sun?

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Mar 11, 2012 20:52:21   #
Loki/Alaska
 
awana wrote:
Very nice photos to say the least, I have a question though. Does it damage the sensor taking shots of the sun?


Thanks and no I have never had any damage done taking direct pictures of the sun. I did have a filter on in most of the pictures because the snow was so bright.

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Mar 11, 2012 20:58:00   #
Bruce with a Canon
 
awana wrote:
Very nice photos to say the least, I have a question though. Does it damage the sensor taking shots of the sun?


Shooting the sun will not damage sensors.
I heard this rumor some years ago. The sensor will not suffer even if you shoot the sun withn a 400mm telephoto, it will simply over expose ( unless you stop down the lens)

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Mar 12, 2012 05:58:00   #
alienmurphy
 
Bruce with a Canon wrote:
Love "Beautiful Downtown Talkeetna" in the winter and ofcourse Talkeetna International Airport.Cant wait to get back there!

Gorgeous images!


Uh, hmm..... The airport at Talkeetna is hardly an International Airport. Runway strip is under 4000 feet in length and there is no control tower. :) Beautiful downtown Talkeetna can be walked in five minutes. Really nothing there; population less than 1000. Town relies solely on tourists. It is also the starting point for climbers flying out to climb Mt. Denali/McKinley. The Bluegrass Festival brings in a lot of tourists.

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Mar 12, 2012 22:48:23   #
livingadream
 
Num. 2 and 9 are favorite. Nice pics.

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Mar 12, 2012 23:09:24   #
Joyfullee
 
All very lovely shots, well executed. :thumbup:

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Mar 12, 2012 23:20:41   #
Sdaupanner
 
Alaska sweet pictures and Bullwinkle was a plus used to see them all the time in Up State Maine but the one of the Lonesome Tree kind of brought a tear to my eye Kind of like no one wanted to be around him because........

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Mar 13, 2012 13:13:45   #
Bartulius
 
Beautiful pictures. Wife & I visited Talkeetna in June '06 as part of our 2 week trip.
Mostly I remember the river and forget-me-nots growning wild. Oh yeah, we mailed home a post card from there. We do that at almost every town we visit. Helps to remember places and dates.

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