Base Camp Bears - Katmai National Park with Carl Johnson | Aug 14-18, 2017
Venture to Katmai National Park, a spectacular, remote and pristine area in southwest Alaska, with opportunity view and photograph brown bears in their natural habitat. Scenic tundra trails surround the camp and offer plenty of wildlife sightings. Adjacent creeks are filled with rainbow trout and salmon for world class fishing. But this photography workshop is all about coastal Alaska brown bears that visit the area each and every year to fatten on spawning sockeye salmon from Bristol Bay; the world's richest salmon fishery.
Experience two of Alaska's greatest national parks on one trip! This 5-day expedition also includes a night stay at a lodge in Lake Clark National Park on the final evening of the trip. Composition and photo technique centers on successfully capture stunning wildlife images during this workshop, however, the starkly beautiful location also provides opportunity for landscape and night photography. Carl will provide coaching for each to round out your remote photography experience.
Recommended Photography Gear
- Camera with manual settings
- Wide angle lens
- Zoom lens
- Macro lens
- Charged batteries and charger
- Multiple memory cards
- Sturdy Tripod
- Remote shutter release
Photography equipment rental available at Stewart's Photo Shop
This is a moderate activity that involves walking short distances on uneven terrain. Weather conditions may range from rain, wind, and sun, and temperatures from 45°F (7°C) to 70°F (21°C).
- Comfortable walking or hiking shoes with good traction
- Short and long sleeve shirts
- Fleece jacket
- Water/windproof outer shell
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