USA – Alaska

21 posts

Mihael Blikshteyn Photography | Maritime and industrial photographer in Tacoma, Washington

The High Seas

Ah, life on the high seas. A small trawler making its way through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska.


Salmon Love Stories: Melanie Brown – The Gift

Narrative and photography by Mihael Blikshteyn. Commissioned by The Salmon Project for the Salmon Love, Salmon Life stories in 2015. Reprinted with permission. Surrounded by flat, low-lying lands, punctured by numerous lakes and intertwining streams, Naknek River feeds into Kvichak Bay, an arm of Bristol Bay, supporting the largest sockeye […]


Sydney and Rochelle

What happens in Juneau, Alaska when the last cruise ship leaves town? While bears, devoid of an audience and salmon, look for hibernation dens, locals come out of the woodwork. Crazy things start happening. Like me deciding to drag a red couch to the middle of the frozen Mendenhall Lake to […]


Carl, Jane, and an Iceberg

A winter trip to Juneau isn’t complete without a walk to the face of the Mendenhall Glacier on frozen Mendenhall Lake. After an especially cold spell earlier in the month that captured a few icebergs in awkward places around the lake, Carl, Jane, his canine companion, and I set off early […]


Gold Town Nickelodeon: 2 years later

Two years ago, just before I took a hiatus from Alaska, I took a series of photos of the Gold Town Nickelodeon. It’s a small independent art house movie theater in Juneau, Alaska that has a flare for great films, live music, and off the beaten path shows. It’s a […]