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 I'm Chuck Berray,  living in Anchorage, Alaska USA.  I started my career at CNN in Atlanta, GA. in 1983 as a video-journalist, editor and cameraman.  I had the chance to make a dream come true,  so I accepted a job in Alaska in 1985 and worked in local TV news in Fairbanks and Anchorage as a Chief Photographer and director.  I got to shoot the Yukon Quest and Iditarod sled dog races, the Exxon Valdez oil spill, erupting volcanos, and best of all,  I got to see most of this huge State.  I traveled from Attu Island at the very tip of the Aleutian Island chain to Barrow and the Prudhoe Bay oilfields, explored ANWR, Bristol Bay, shot video at 14,000ft. on Denali (Mt. McKinley), and got to meet some amazing people over the years.  I moved home to Wisconsin in 1992 to help take care of family, and ended up with possibly the best video production job in the world at one of the largest privately-held, family owned companies in the world.  For 17 years I was the Senior Video Producer for the Kohler Co. which gave me the opportunity to travel all over the world, meet more great people, and as my interest in still photography grew, also gave me the opportunity to work alongside, observe,  and learn from some of the best still photographers on the planet.  But Alaska gets in your blood, and I missed it every single day.  I could never get rid of the desire to move back to this magic place,  so I quit my job and my wife, Devany, and I moved back to Anchorage in 2009.   These days I do freelance video production,  spend time renovating our house in Bear Valley,  try to train our giant Malamute Xena to Skijor, and concentrate on improving my still photography skills.