Fresh brown bear tracks along the Noatak River in Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. © 2017 Richard J. Murphy.
Richard J. Murphy’s photographs have appeared in publications ranging from U.S. News & World Report and Time to the Anchorage Daily News and the Nome Nugget. He has contributed cover photographs to AQR since 1996 and his photographic essay “Cancer Journal” appeared in AQR’s Vol. 21 No. 1–2.