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Featured in Canadiana – September 20, 2009

This is a scene from atop “The Dome” which is a site at the top of a mountain road that winds up to the Dome overlooking Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Dawson City had to be my very favorite place in the Yukon. This was my first chance to not see the sun set. It was daylight all night long for 23.5 hours at the time we were in Dawson. I wanted to see the “sunset” at 12 midnight, which didn’t happen. We were out till 1:30 that morning enjoying the photography. The longest day (June 21) was just about there since we were in Dawson on June 16, 2009. In the valley you can see the Yukon River which winds it’s way through Dawson City.

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  • cdudak
    cdudakover 5 years ago

    Vickie this is one awesome shot, instant favorite for me…Kay

  • thank you so very much for both Kay,,,,,,,,

    – Vickie Emms

  • dougie1page2
    dougie1page2over 5 years ago


  • thank you Dougie, very much

    – Vickie Emms

  • lefty1
    lefty1over 5 years ago

    everything about this shot screams perfection! fabulous work Vickie!

  • thanks John, what a lovely comment…….glad you like it.

    – Vickie Emms

  • Virginia N. Fred
    Virginia N. Fredover 5 years ago

    Wow thats a long time for the sun to set, fantastic photo Vickie….gina

  • thank you Gina, yes this was fantastic to witness,,,,,,I want to go back :-))

    – Vickie Emms

  • Cheryl Dunning
    Cheryl Dunningover 5 years ago


  • thank you my friend

    – Vickie Emms

  • sstarlightss
    sstarlightssover 5 years ago

    Such a beautiful scenery, Vickie! Wonderful colours too. Hugs. ;o)

  • thank you dear Claudia, hugs

    – Vickie Emms

  • Lolabud
    Lolabudover 5 years ago

    Now that’s pretty far North!!! Absolutely gorgeous Vickie. So ethereal. It looks other worldly.

  • thanks very much Pam, it was beautiful for sure

    – Vickie Emms

  • genaro1
    genaro1over 5 years ago

    great shot

  • thank you very much

    – Vickie Emms

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 5 years ago

    Amazing…absolutely amazing!! It’s not just the lighting but it casts a haunting shadow on this penetrating land. I don’t know if it affected you the way it affected me but I felt so many times the solitude just penetrate my very being! That is so well captured in this image!! Awesome work my friend!!

  • thanks so very much for such a warm comment Blair. I sure did. We spent over an hour on that dome just breathing in the beauty all around us, then went to town for more photos of what I missed earlier in the day. Amazing,,,,,,,,,Dawson City was just amazing!!

    – Vickie Emms

  • Leanna Lomanski
    Leanna Lomanskiover 5 years ago

    This is amazing Vickie! Lucky you to make that trip — it’s one I hope to do one day.

  • I was very lucky Leanna, and to get the nice weather early on the trip. (It turned bad later on). I hope you can make this trip someday, it’s well worth it, but you can’t hurry. I felt rushed to get it all in

    – Vickie Emms

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