About Alaska Photo Treks

We lead fun, photo-centric tours and workshops designed to maximize your Alaska travel experience. Alaska Photo Treks helps non-photographers capture delightful memories of their trip, and caters to enthusiastic photographer’s interests, such as touring during times of optimal lighting and knowing where the wildlife is. Whether you’re just dabbling in photography with a smart phone camera or doing some advanced shooting, we have tours to accommodate. Duration ranges from 2-hour photo walks in Anchorage’s city center to multi-day wilderness excursions. Technical and creative support is provided by a professional Alaskan photographer guide along the way. So either in the city or far afield, we’ll help you get your Alaska dream shot – along with the skills to create compelling images wherever your travels take you.

Chasing Light

One of the best things about being an Alaska photo tour guide is that it puts you in touch with so many interesting people. This past summer, I had the honor of meeting and hosting full-time world traveler, intrepid spirit and all around cool person, Sherry Ott. It was fun showcasing the best that the Anchorage area [...]

By | 2017-01-09T23:37:28+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

Art of Seeing

Photography | The Art of Seeing and Sharing At the peak of film photography in 1999, Kodak estimated 80 billion photos were taken that year. It's difficult to get a firm number of the amount snapped annually today, but considering what's shared across social media platforms, it's got to be in the trillions. No doubt about [...]

By | 2017-05-05T08:29:12+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

Photographing Fall Colors

Autumn on Our Doorstep Photographing Fall Colors At 61° north, autumn does not creep in on little cat feet, it thunders in like a bull moose in rut...and for a brief moment, the landscape explodes in crimson and gold. Photographing fall colors in Alaska is a short season. While photographers at lower [...]

By | 2017-01-19T22:02:31+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

B&W Landscapes

Photographing Black & White Landscapes A great way to add drama to your nature photography is to shoot black and white landscapes. Most modern digital cameras give you this option; to access this control, you’ll need to go into the menu and find the setting for Monochrome. With Nikon cameras, it’s found [...]