Aurora Tour

Aurora Tour from Anchorage To witness auroras rippling across the northern night sky over moonlit, snowy peaks and shining across dark water is an experience to be remembered a lifetime. Alaska Photo Treks offers an aurora tour departing from the Anchorage area and traveling within a 60-mile radius to some incredibly scenic, dark-sky locations. Of course, [...]

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 [...]

Instructional Photography Tours

Master Your Camera | Learn Photography on Tour in Alaska! The tickets are bought, hotels booked, and you're down to deciding things to do for your upcoming Alaska trip. It might also be time to think about finally learning to shoot that nice camera you got before your last vacation, but never took out of auto [...]

Photographing Winter Sunsets

Shoot Recipe | Photographing Winter Sunsets Ice flows coming in on high tide at Beluga Point .4 sec at f/20, ISO 50, 16mm, on tripod with slow shutter to show movement of ice In a mostly monochromatic season, sunsets can provide photographers an abundance of colorful relief. The setting sun is [...]

Photographing Winter Glaciers

Shoot Recipe | Photographing Winter Glaciers Summer glacier views are dramatic, in winter they are surreal. Rivers of azure ice contrasts sharply with the tone of surrounding landscape. Though they don't command the same immediate attention when snow enfolds them in it's embrace, their blue heart shines through. It's the density of the ice that brings it out. Longer [...]