Monthly Archives: April 2017 (page 2)

Mushers settled at their final camp

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Mushers are currently settling in at Ivitaaquk, their scheduled overnight stop. They will race on Saturday to Ivujivik, the finish line of Ivakkak 2017. They are expected to arrive in Ivujivik on Saturday around noon or a bit later. Stay…

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Off to the final checkpoint before reaching the finish line

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The mushers are currently racing to Ivitaaquk (red char lake) approximately 60 kilometers north of Iqalulik. This will be their last checkpoint before the finish line in Ivujivik.

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Everyone makes it to Iqalulik

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The mushers have arrived at Iqalulik. They said the sun was shining when they left Akulivik and then throughout the trail there was an overcast, whiteout, and when they arrived at Iqalulik the sun arrived again. It’s an interesting race,…

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Departing Akulivik, The final stretch

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Pierre Dunnigan

Ivakkak Official Photographer at Ivakkak
I fell in love with the North a long time ago, for the snow and some skiing in the mountains.And then, for the light and the beautiful landscapes; and I kept coming back for the warm friendship of its inhabitants and the feeling of freedom while traveling on the land.

As a photographer, I learned to read the light! I am always on the lookout for its magic, in colors, in patterns, in its contrasts; my goal is to bring a reflection on the beauty of nature and its inhabitants; my challenge is to show space and motion;my vision is that « light is always there »!

This will be my eighth participation as Ivakkak's photographer. Over the next weeks, I will post the images I like the most.
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The mushers departed Akulivik this morning entering the last leg of the race. The target for today will be Iqalulik approximately 75km north.

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Community feast in Alulivik

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Pierre Dunnigan

Ivakkak Official Photographer at Ivakkak
I fell in love with the North a long time ago, for the snow and some skiing in the mountains.And then, for the light and the beautiful landscapes; and I kept coming back for the warm friendship of its inhabitants and the feeling of freedom while traveling on the land.

As a photographer, I learned to read the light! I am always on the lookout for its magic, in colors, in patterns, in its contrasts; my goal is to bring a reflection on the beauty of nature and its inhabitants; my challenge is to show space and motion;my vision is that « light is always there »!

This will be my eighth participation as Ivakkak's photographer. Over the next weeks, I will post the images I like the most.
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a big help from the community for welcoming the mushers, putting up the banner at the finish line and helping with tie-ing the dogs at the small lake by the airport all the mushers are being hosted in families and…

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Arrival of the teams in Alulivik

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Pierre Dunnigan

Ivakkak Official Photographer at Ivakkak
I fell in love with the North a long time ago, for the snow and some skiing in the mountains.And then, for the light and the beautiful landscapes; and I kept coming back for the warm friendship of its inhabitants and the feeling of freedom while traveling on the land.

As a photographer, I learned to read the light! I am always on the lookout for its magic, in colors, in patterns, in its contrasts; my goal is to bring a reflection on the beauty of nature and its inhabitants; my challenge is to show space and motion;my vision is that « light is always there »!

This will be my eighth participation as Ivakkak's photographer. Over the next weeks, I will post the images I like the most.
Pierre Dunnigan
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arrival of the teams in Alulivik lots of snow in the community, some roads, the snow piles up to 3 meters on either side blizzard conditions, with a five minutes of blue sky every mushers was escorted by a support…

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