Make a wish upon a star while watching dreamy lights dance across the night sky. Aurora Quests travels from your Anchorage area accommodations to a scenic dark sky location. With a local, expert guide you’ll learn how to photograph northern lights, or simply watch and enjoy. Aurora portraits included. Available Aug 21 to Apr 21. Learn more….
Photograph enchanting winter scenes while the sun sets and twilight begins. This mini photo workshop will teach you how to handle your camera with the help of your professional photographer guide, while capturing a variety of sub-arctic scenes such as ice flows, snow forests, winter wildlife, and mountain alpenglows. Learn more….
So much fun you won’t even know you’re learning how to use your camera while photographing uniquely Alaskan scenes and subjects! A small group tour designed especially for novice photographers, but sightseers will enjoy off-the-beaten path locations and expert photographers the sunset light and wildlife hotspots. Led by professional photographer guide. Learn more…
Take a fun and fast paced tour with your cell phone on one of the most scenic drives in the US. Capture a variety of subjects along the way, from breathtakingly scenes to kitschy Alaskana. Your guide will provide entertaining narrative and show you a few camera phone tricks sure to wow friends and family. Learn more…
Take a stroll in historic Anchorage with a local, professional photographer guide and learn how to get out of auto mode while practicing on downtown scenes and subjects. The circular route runs from 4th Avenue to the Coastal Trail, and then Ship Creek [birthplace of the city] with a narrative on the city’s colorful past along the way. Learn more…
Experience Alaska on a private tour with an Alaskan professional photographer guide, who will ensure you have the best photo ops possible. Options include small boat charters, multi-day expeditions into remote locations, glacier hikes, and more. Guide rate includes road transportation [not including add-ons]. Learn more…
Get the best bird’s eye views of some of the most spectacular terrain on earth. Flight options include glaciers [with glacier walk], mountains, ocean, and city skyline. These private tours are geared toward photography enthusiasts and include a door-off option. All tours depart Anchorage and include hotel transfers. Learn more…
Take the trip of a lifetime to Prince William Sound with experienced Alaska bush pilot and professional photographer guide, Mark Stadsklev. Photograph stunning aerials before touching down in a remote location to explore craggy coasts, rugged mountains and lots of blue ice! Learn more….
Take a scenic flight to a place where multitudes of brown bears gather to feed on the summer bounty. You will have opportunity to photograph them safely in a natural setting; fishing for salmon from a scenic falls, traversing the shore of a turquoise lake, or digging for clams and grazing on sedge grasses along a beautiful beach. Learn more…
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Master the technical and creative aspects of photography! Photography Intro, Intermediate Photography, and Adobe Lightroom Basics are offered in  1.5 hr sessions. The complete series covers the basics of exposure, composition, practical techniques [taught in the field], and photo cataloging, editing and processing. Learn more….
Founded in 2013, Alaska Photo Treks [APT] is the premier operator providing Alaska photography tours in the region. We are fully licensed and permitted, Adventure Green Certified and 2016 – 2018 Certificate of Excellence award winners on TripAdvisor. Our Alaska photography tours and services cater to all levels of photographers – from those making memories with their eyes to serious hobbyist and professionals. APT guides are professional and knowledgeable local experts with colorful narratives related to the region. Our specialty is getting new photographers out of auto mode by using a fun and unique 12-point teaching progression that’s tailored to the individual and practiced in the most spectacular places. We also provide an invaluable services for advanced and professional photographers by knowing where to be and when for the best scenic and wildlife photo ops, and expert guiding to remote locations.