Our first photo tour of the year is here. We have a couple of folks here already and everyone else will arrive tomorrow. Rick Sammon should arrive in the morning and the other four participants will be here in the afternoon.
Everything is lining up perfectly for us this trip. The yacht is in top shape and will be fully loaded tomorrow. The timing of the herring spawn is spot on and the eagle/whale/sea lion/otter/etc. spectacle should begin very soon. I cannot wait to get out on the water and start shooting. We are on the Northern Song this year and it is an incredible yacht for photography; luxury accomodations but small enough to get us in the middle of the action.
Last year I was fortunate to field test the Really Right Stuff PG-02 (gimbal head) prototype. This year the full-up production model is in my bag and will be helping me track with the Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L and the EF 800mm f/5.6L. Tracking and long lens, action shots with this kit are awesome.
We will try to post as often as possible but there is some limited coverage when we are deep in the fjords.