Discover Anchorage's immediate history and unique landmarks while advancing your photography skills. A local professional photographer will guide you through the basics including exposure, focus and composing compelling travel photos. The route covers a 2-mile loop, beginning and ending in the historic city center. The route travels along 4th Avenue [main street in Anchorage] and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, with stops at Resolution Park, Elderberry Park and Ship Creek Valley [the birthplace of the city]. There is plenty of opportunity to photograph a variety of scenes along the way while learning about their historic or natural significance. This is the perfect tour to book at the beginning of your Alaska vacation; to become acquainted with Alaska and its larges city, and your camera all-in-one.
This is a small group tour [2-10] for all levels of photographers. Non-photographers are also welcome to make a reservation and enjoy the narrative and points of interest around the historic city center.
May 1 - Sep 30 | Daily [provided 2-person minimum is met]
3-5 pm | 2-hours
Departing from Stewart's Photo Shop, 531 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska, and traveling a loop along 4th Avenue, Elderberry Park, Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Ship Creek overlook before returning to Stewart's Photo Shop.
This is a moderate activity that involves walking a 2-mile route on mostly paved surfaces, with hills and stairs. Weather conditions may range from rain, wind, and sun, and temperatures from 45°F (7°C) to 80°F (26°C). Anchorage PhotoWalk is an all-weather tour. Some of the best photo ops happen during rain or fog!
- Creative and technical photography instruction is offered by your professional, local guide.
- Narrative on the historical significance of locations and landmarks.
- Tripods are available for loan.
The following gear is recommended, but point-and-shoot and smartphone cameras are also welcome!
- Camera with manual settings
- Lens[es] ranging in focal length from at least 24mm to 200mm
- Fully charged battery ([preferably at least 2]
- At least 16GB memory card
Photography equipment rental available at Stewart's Photo Shop
- Comfortable walking or hiking shoes with good traction
- Short sleeves
- Fleece jacket
- Water/windproof outer shell
Payment is confirmation your acceptance of Alaska Photo Treks Booking Policies and Liability Waiver. Please read carefully.
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