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Snowy Eagle Wings

In Images by Matt Shetzer

On a snowy day along the Chilkat River, a full spread of eagle wings are seen. At up to 7 feet in length, this is a powerful sight indeed. This eagle comes in for landing during the late salmon run at the Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171110-101351 Snowy Eagle Wings was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Screaming Eagle During Fight

In Images by Matt Shetzer

With the snow falling, this screaming eagle strives to pull its leg away during a skirmish over food scraps. Right at the shoreline of the frigid river, two bald eagles compete as one bites its opponent’s foot. Stunning wildlife action photo shot at the Chiilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20171120-10010986 Screaming Eagle During Fight was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Scenic and Sunny Icelandic Waterfall Image

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A warmly lit waterfall image taken along the southern coastline of Iceland. There are hundreds of waterfalls on this island, so many that some are unnamed. Landscape photography is at its best in the Land of Fire and Ice. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Scenic and Sunny Icelandic Waterfall Image was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Running Bear Cubs

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two twin bear cubs run around happily in the meadows near Lake Clark. These Alaskan cubs will spend their days playing, eating, and sleeping with their bear family. We get a chance to see them grow up before our lenses during our photography workshops. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Running Bear Cubs was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Raw Alaskan Wildlife

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This nature image shows the reality of Alaskan wildlife. A menacing sight is seen as a fierce bald eagle flies away from a scavenged brown bear carcass lying in frigid river waters. Taken on location along the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171106-10041765 Raw Alaskan Wildlife was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Northern Hawk Owl Photography

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This large owl is perched at the top of this conifer. The Northern Hawk Owl is a non-migratory raptor that chooses to live mostly in the coniferous forests. Stock Image #20171121-11134826 Northern Hawk Owl Photography was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Northern Hawk Owl on an Invisible Branch

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This Northern Hawk Owl has chosen a sturdy, yet barely visible, conifer branch for a vantage point. Owls characteristically perch themselves on prominent treetops to scout for prey with their superhuman vision. The cone-filled evergreen provides protection and perspective for this predatory bird. Stock Image #20171121-11100599 Northern Hawk Owl on an Invisible Branch was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Mystical Landscape Photography

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Landscape photography of a gentle waterfall and scenic peak. The juxtaposition of descending water and projecting rock, all with an overcast sky, cast a mystical glare in this image. Stock image from Iceland Photography Workshop. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Mystical Landscape Photography was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Lone Eagle Perched on Snowy Branch

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The evergreen forests near Haines, Alaska provide a strong home for this lone eagle. As it perches itself on this snowy branch, in this snowy tree, in the snowy forest, it fluffs its feathers to keep warm and insulated. Stock Image #20171124-12543683 Lone Eagle Perched on Snowy Branch was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Lone Eagle on Snowy Stump

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Even with the largest convergence of bald eagles on the face of the planet, a lone eagle finds a moment of solace. Upon this snowy stump in the Alaskan wilderness, a sense of calm and content can be felt. Nature image shot on location at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20180302-074732 Lone Eagle on Snowy Stump was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Incredible Bald Eagle Fight Action

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald eagle fight photo with adult lunging its deadly talons towards a juvenile eagle. With wings spread, these eagles attack each other along the banks of the Chilkat River for the remains of a salmon carcass. Wildlife action shot on location near Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171118-13055290 Incredible Bald Eagle Fight Action was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Iconic Bald Eagle Face

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Portrait of a Iconic Bald Eagle Face. See the river water freezing on the beak of this Alaskan raptor in this closeup nature picture. Surviving during the salmon run near Haines is no easy task. Stock Image #20171111-10153368 Iconic Bald Eagle Face was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Hunting Eagle and Salmon Carcass

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A closeup image of a hunting eagle seizing its salmon prey. At the edge of the Chilkat River, this salmon carcass is being fought over. Here a large bald eagle swoops in at the rocky shore and is just about to clutch this carrion in its talons. Stock Image #20171114-10202779 Hunting Eagle and Salmon Carcass was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Hunting Eagle Spies Carrion

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This hunting eagle spotted some carrion on its flight. Swooping in to ground level, this eagle spreads its wings and exposes its talons as it reaches out to clutch its fishy reward. Along the shores of the Chilkat River, the leftovers do not remain left for long. Stock Image #20171112-08563506 Hunting Eagle Spies Carrion was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flying Eagles and Flying Salmon

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A salmon chunk hangs in the air as two flying eagles vie for the prize. In this graphic nature picture, an adult and a juvenile bald eagle fight over food with the snowy landscape of the Chilkat River valley in the background. Photo shot near Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171118-09112156 Flying Eagles and Flying Salmon was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flying Eagle wth Splashing Water

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A flying eagle rips through the air as it speeds just inches from ground level. A bald eagle can dive up to 100 mph and change directions quickly to catch prey from the water. Not so successful here, but the splashing water makes for a great effect. Stock Image #20171118-09101841 Flying Eagle wth Splashing Water was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flying Eagle Soaring in the Sky

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A wonderfully detailed closeup image of a flying eagle. Soaring through the sky above the Chilkat River valley, this eagle has a fresh catch in its talons as it heads home to enjoy this meal. Bald eagle picture taken on location near Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171109-09154846 Flying Eagle Soaring in the Sky was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flying Eagle on Approach to a Kill

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A massive flying eagle soars in with its wings spread wide and its talons ready to pounce on the prey. Right above the water, the eagle’s deadly claws will pluck a fresh salmon from the Chilkat River. Alaskan wildlife photo taken near Haines. Stock Image #20180302-074733 Flying Eagle on Approach to a Kill was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flock of Eagles on a Snowy Log

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A flock of eagles seen here during Fall Congregation. Four adult bald eagles sit on a log as the snow falls around them. With the forest at their backs, these raptors watch the river’s water for signs of their next meal. Stock Image #20171127-12093260 Flock of Eagles on a Snowy Log was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flock of Eagles during Fall Congregation

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A huge flock of eagles fills the trees of this forest during Fall Congregation. How many can you count? The Tribal Council Grounds becomes home to thousands of bald eagles, the largest concentration of this species in the world. This image is sutable for printing extremely large and contains 64 eagles. Stock Image #20171125-11073743 Flock of Eagles during Fall Congregation was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flight of the Puffins before Snowy Peaks

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Picture of puffins flying around Bird Island on the Cook Inlet of Alaska. Three horned puffins fly in formation near the volcano Mt. Redoubt over the cold Alaskan waterway as the snowy peaks stand tall in the background. Nature image taken from an optional excursion during our Grizzly Bear photo workshop. Stock Image #20150720-110130 Flight of the Puffins before Snowy Peaks was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Fallen Eagle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A fallen eagle continues to fight on, shrilling at its opponent. During an epic eagle fight, one eagle momentarily falls to the ground as they battle for salmon scraps. Survival of the strongest here at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20171122-09315559 Fallen Eagle was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagles Fighting Over a Bloody Meal

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two bald eagles fighting over a fresh fish stain the snow with blood. Seen here, one eagle launches as the other takes off. You can feel the eagle screaming as it secures its dinner. Taken along the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171128-10371013 Eagles Fighting Over a Bloody Meal was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagles Fighting in Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagles fighting on the banks of the Chilkat River. As if in a game of soccer, this eagle uses its foot and talons to take control of this salmon carcass. Appropriately, one eagle watches from the stands as two eagles battle for salmon scraps. Stock Image #20171122-09390048 Eagles Fighting in Alaska was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagles Fight Inches Above Snowy Ground

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Picture of bald eagles, three actually, as they perch on a snow-covered log in the Alaskan wilderness of the ChilkJust inches above the snowy ground, two bald eagles fight for food in Alaska. Talons, their primary weapons, are out and ready for action as these eagles fly at low levels and break neck speeds. Wildlife action photo taken at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20171128-09464022at River valley. During the late salmon run, bald eagles from all over will …

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Eagles Attacking in Aerial Battle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagles attacking each other during an aerial battle over food. Two adult eagles with sharp talons on display fight just above the waters of the Chilkat River. The salmon reward rests quietly in the river below. Stock Image #20180302-074729 Eagles Attacking in Aerial Battle was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Wings

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagle wings are on display as this territorial raptor sets to launch off in this wildlife photo. Shown here, a lone eagle perched on a tree stump is prepping to fly away with the snowy Alaskan landscape softly in the background. Taken near Haines. Stock Image #20171119-10262797 Eagle Wings was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Talons and a Brown Bear Carcass

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Exciting action on the riverside as eagle talons are on display when two bald eagles converge on a brown bear carcass. One eagle launches talons first to get a claw full of meat preserved in the icy river. The other eagle, an immature adult eagle, watches at the water’s edge. Nature image captured during Fall Congregation at the Tribal Council Grounds, Alaska. Stock Image #20171106-10212879 Eagle Talons and a Brown Bear Carcass was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt …

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Eagle Sounds Fill The River Valley

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagle sounds and vocalizations fill the Chilkat River valley during Fall Congregation. Two bald eagles are perched on snowy deadfall in a clearing near the river, as one eagle calls out to the neighborhood. The softened Alaskan forest in the background, as the snow gently falls, makes for an enchanting wildlife photo. Stock Image #20171120-11310594 Eagle Sounds Fill The River Valley was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Lands on Salmon Prize

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This bald eagle lands right on some salmon head leftovers. With the waters of the Chilkat River in the background, and a small bird in the foreground, this large eagle at the center of the photo appears to be pouncing on this fish head. Stock Image #20171112-09060076 Eagle Lands on Salmon Prize was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Food Fight with Salmon Head in Talons

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A dramatic image of an eagle fight for food along a snowy river bank in Alaska. A young bald eagle grabs a fresh salmon chunk with its sharp talons, as an adult eagle stretches out to (hopefully) steal the meal from its current owner. Wildlife photo shot on location at the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171118-09112166 Eagle Food Fight with Salmon Head in Talons was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Flock on a Snowy Day

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An eagle flock on a snowy day along the Chilkat River. Can you spot the slightly less mature eagle? Hint, it is the only one without a white, or bald, head. With the snow falling against the snowy forest backdrop, these bald eagles stand out strongly. Stock Image #20171127-11455934 Eagle Flock on a Snowy Day was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Fight with Biting

In Images by Matt Shetzer

During an eagle fight over salmon remains, a bald eagle bites the foot of its competitor. Once bitten, the eagle screams loudly and flaps its massive wings. The salmon scraps lie in wait between these two hungry raptors on the shores of the Chilkat River in Alaska. Stock Image #20171120-10010958 Eagle Fight with Biting was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Feeding in the River

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagle feeding on wild Sockeye salmon in this closeup wildlife image. A fresh catch for this bald eagle as it feasts right there in the river from where its meal just came. A nice still capture from a dynamic meal in the running waters of the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171111-10144277 Eagle Feeding in the River was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Family in an Evergreen

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An eagle family picture of a juvenile bald eagle peering around the corner at the adult who watches the land like a sentinel. On a snow covered branch this eagle guards, as the immature bald eagle stays in the dense protection of the evergreen tree. Stock Image #20171124-10531276 Eagle Family in an Evergreen was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Face Profile

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A closeup profile image of a intense eagle face. Ice is forming on this battle hardened bald eagle’s head feathers from the extremely cold temperatures in the Alaskan backcountry. Nature picture shot near Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171111-10091656 Eagle Face Profile was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Eye in Wildlife Portrait

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An intense eagle eye staring off into the distance in this closeup wildlife profile portrait. The frigid air ices the water on this raptor’s face feathers. Nature photo taken on location at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20171111-10155742 Eagle Eye in Wildlife Portrait was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Eating Fresh Salmon Along the River

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An eagle eating at the edge of the Chilkat River after a successful fishing expedition. On the rocky shores, this eagle dines on wild Sockeye salmon during a late run in the season. Wildlife picture shot at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20180302-074731 Eagle Eating Fresh Salmon Along the River was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Bite

In Images by Matt Shetzer

In this nature image, a raptor feels the sting of an eagle bite as its talon is plucked by fighting foe. Two bald eagles attack for the last bits of a wild Alaskan salmon that rests in the snowy middle of this eagle fight. Action closeup caught on the banks of the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171120-10010976 Eagle Bite was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Attacks in Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An eagle attacks, as the other defends a piece of precious salmon. Droplets of fish blood sprinkle the white landscape, as snow mists the air from the battling raptors. Incredible closeup eagle fight action captured at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20171122-09251298 Eagle Attacks in Alaska was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Drone Image of The Crystal Mill

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The Crystal Mill drone image of the precariously placed structure, adjacent Crystal River, waterfall, natural pool, and surrounding mountain forest. For old west photography, this ancient hydraulic powerhouse is a Colorado treasure. Captured near Marble, CO. Stock Image #20180325-074730 Drone Image of The Crystal Mill was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Crystal Mill Colorado Old West

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The Crystal Mill, Colorado Old West photography at its roots. This once powerful structure is seen in the background as the pool formed by the Crystal River takes the foreground in this landscape photo. Image taken near Marble, CO. Stock Image #20180325-074730 Crystal Mill Colorado Old West was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Clasping Eagle Talons During Snowy Battle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eagle talons clasp in this epic bald eagle battle picture. Two adult bald eagles fight for food, as the salmon head prize awaits the victor. One eagle defends from the ground, as the other launches an aerial attack. They lock talons to discover who will be be on top. Action shot taken near at the Tribal Council Grounds in Alaska. Stock Image #20171122-09251288 Clasping Eagle Talons During Snowy Battle was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Clamming Bear Cub

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A baby bear cub learns all about the scent and taste of clams, as it plays with a fresh shell. The tidal flats near Lake Clark are filled with these shelled delights. Nature image taken near Mount Iliamna, Alaska. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Clamming Bear Cub was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bears Eating Clams

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two bears eating clams. Better yet, this grizzly bear family is grubbing on clams! The muddy flats are full of these mineral-rich treats to those willing to do a little digging. Wildlife photo taken at Lake Clark National Park. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Bears Eating Clams was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bear Family Beach Day

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A day at the beach for this bear family. This sow and her cub clam in the muddy flats, hunting for a source of fats and protein, as its mother shows the finer points. A relatively easy catch and one that does not swim away like the local Alaskan salmon. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Bear Family Beach Day was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bear Cubs Wrestling and Biting

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two brown bear cubs wrestling as they stand upright on their hind legs. This play hones their skills and strengthens their bodies. Cute bear cub picture taken on location at Lake Clark National Park. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Bear Cubs Wrestling and Biting was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bear Cub Portrait

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A portrait of a grizzly bear cub standing in a pose amongst the tall grass of this Lake Clark pasture. If I did not know better, I would think this bear cub is looking for a hug! This adorable bear and its family enjoy a day in the Alaskan wilderness. Stock Image #20180325-074733 Bear Cub Portrait was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagles fight over salmon

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Hair-raising action closeup showing two eagles attacking with talons drawn. The snow flies as these raptors battle inches off the ground. See as one eagle’s talons are about to collide with into its opponent. Dramatic scenes from the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20180302-074729 Bald Eagles fight over salmon was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Perched in Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Pictured here is a bad eagle perched on a tree stump in the Alaskan wilderness. Notice how its talons firmly grasp the log as it surveys the area for a meal or mate. These raptors congregate every winter for a late salmon run along the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20171102-09113659 Bald Eagle Perched in Alaska was last modified: April 23rd, 2018 by Matt Shetzer