Special Places – Knik Glacier

Adventures on Knik Glacier Standing barefoot atop ice formed from snow that fell more than 100 years ago, he stripped to board shorts while the guide tied a safety cable across his chest. The cable was a precaution against involuntarily muscle seizure; immobilizing a person to the point they can't swim - or even [...]

Guest Blog – Chasing Light in Anchorage

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 chasing light in Anchorage with a full-time world traveler, intrepid spirit and all around cool person, Sherry Ott. It was fun showcasing the best [...]

By | 2018-04-30T00:07:16+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

Photography Tips – One Simple Way to Improve Your Photos

One Simple Way to Improve Your Photos At the peak of film photography in 1999, Kodak estimated 80 billion photos were taken. According to Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report, an average of 1.8 billion were uploaded every single day during 2014. That totals an incredible 657 billion photos per year!  No doubt about it, we're [...]

By | 2018-04-25T15:34:36+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

Photography Tips – Master Your Camera on Tour!

Learn Photography on Tour in Alaska! The tickets are purchased, hotels booked, and you're down to deciding what you want to do on your upcoming Alaska trip. It might not sound like the best time to learn photography on tour - especially with that nice camera you got before your last trip, but never [...]

Photography Tips – 3 Ways Photograph Winter Sunsets

3 Ways to Photograph Winter Sunsets It's a subject we never tire of: the setting sun. How many times have you seen a line of cars veer into a scenic pullout just as the last rays exit the stage in an explosion of color across the sky, prompting a frenzy of picture taking? If this [...]

How to Photograph Glaciers in Winter

How to Photograph Glaciers in Winter Glaciers are dramatic any time of year, but in winter they are surreal. Though more subtle when snow enfolds them, their blue heart shines through. It's the density of ice that brings out this startling color. Longer wavelengths in the color spectrum (red) are absorbed while shorter ones (blue) are [...]