Posts Tagged ‘Whales’

2015 Hudson Bay Expedition – End of the Trail

At the end of it all, I’m back where I started. Four summers ago, I loaded up the truck with 500 pounds of gear and set off for Hudson Bay, hoping to photograph the beluga whales here in Churchill, and maybe see a polar bear or two. More than two weeks of bashing myself stupid […]


Mystic, Connecticut

She’s flirting with me. She’s definitely flirting with me.The way she circles past. How her eyes follow me. Finally, she works up her nerve and stops. Through the glass, our eyes meet and her face reveals an enigmatic smile. She opens her mouth and seems ready to speak.And then she bares her sharp teeth, pops […]


Frederick Sound, Alaska

The whales are talking to me. Or maybe about me. It’s hard to say. Listening in through a hydrophone dangling down into the water, I hear a trippy chorus. Equal bird chips, armpit farts and creepy satanic music. Half a hundred humpbacks have gathered in a slow motion feeding frenzy in Frederick Sound, feasting on […]