North to Alaska

© Phil Sauvey

North to Alaska

Uploaded: June 12, 2006


A dream for many who want to experience what we in Alaska, already know. Some come to get rich from the gold or oil but many come to enjoy the rich beauty that Alaska has to offer. It may be the 49th but it is number 1 in my book! There is no place like home.


Janine Russell level-deluxe June 13, 2006

Phil, excellent detail, colors and DOF. #463827

Donna Roberts June 13, 2006

WOW - this is a really unique idea Phil.
Great your new minipic too! Good choice!
:-) ddu

Bobbie Davis June 13, 2006

Great idea and shot Phil! #2889734

Susan T. Parady June 13, 2006

Excellent comp and colors. Great tribute to your state! #2890188

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe June 13, 2006

This is a very cool image -- and a warm tribute! #2890727

Sharon Day level-classic June 13, 2006

Fantastic image, Phil!!! I love this! #2892222

Phil Sauvey June 13, 2006

Janine, DDU, Bobbie, Susan, Fax and Sharon,

Thank you very much for your very kind comments. Just had a thought of what I wanted to do and was hoping this might help me map my way out of my photo slump! Thanks again for taking the time to comment! #2892495

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 14, 2006

Love the image Phil but I especailly love your words expressing your love for Alaska! Ingenious idea, so where are you on the map? :-)

p.s. Thank you for your very kind words to me on your No Drake Zone image, it means alot and hi to Ashley! #2897713

Phil Sauvey June 14, 2006


Great to hear from you and thanks for your comments. Actually, it is a little out of focus due to my DOF, but if you follow SR 3 down from the letter "S" you will see "Ferry" and then below that, "Healy". I live in Healy, Alaska which is just north of Denali National Park. Central, or as I like to refer to it, downtown Alaska. #2897820

Amy JACKSON June 15, 2006

Excellent image, Phil! Great colors and dof! #2900578

Phil Sauvey June 15, 2006

Thank you very much, Amy! I appreciate your feedback. #2901664

Marcie A. Fowler June 23, 2006

A simply fantastic image Phil!! What a great tribute to home sweet home for you. Excellent composition and I really like the color you captured as well. Nice detial too! #2940770

Phil Sauvey June 23, 2006

Thanks Marcie! Yea, I wanted to do something colorful that had some personal meaning to me. I found my old compass and then this map was just laying nearby and the rest is history! Have an awesome weekend! #2941853

Sharon Day level-classic July 24, 2006

One of my favorites, Phil!!! I love maps! Congratulations and good luck next round! #3072554

Phil Sauvey July 24, 2006

Thanks Sharon. It tells of our trip north to Alaska. I would do it again in a heartbeat. #3073513

Stanley J. Contrades July 27, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Phil, and best of luck to you in the next stage!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3087831

Phil Sauvey July 27, 2006

Awesome to hear from you Stan! Thank you for commenting! I hope all is well with you. Hope to see you entering again. Thanks my friend! #3092254

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 08, 2006

Very cool and beautiful work, Phil! Love this! #3283464

Phil Sauvey September 08, 2006

Thank you very much Shelly!! I am glad this got recognized. One of my personal favorites as I can totally relate to it after relocating from Ohio three years ago now. #3285988

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 09, 2006

Hi Phil, this is a great macro!! Original, creative and well captured!!! Congratulations on your finalist win!!! #3426986

Phil Sauvey October 09, 2006

Thanks Donna! It has been awhile since my last button. I appreciate you stopping by and commenting! #3428638

Robert R. Goodman August 13, 2007

A very late congratulations Phil.North to Alaska,I go north,The rush is on.I all so like When It's Springtime in Alaska(It's Forty Below)I'm going to be singing Johnny Horton tunes all day.Excellent capture!!!!!!! #4640428

Phil Sauvey August 13, 2007

Ha, thanks Robert!!!! We will soon see -40 as we are stocking the woodpile and puttin away the garden hoses. #4641548

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