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Photography Tips – Master Your Camera on Tour!

Girl photographing a field of lupine during the Sunset Photo Safari.

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 took out of auto mode because the technical terms in the user’s manual blew your mind. Rest assured, it is! You can learn your camera and photographic techniques right here, on tour with a local photographer guide. Alaska Photo Treks instructors provide how-to coaching for all kinds of cameras and abilities, and practical experience photographing a variety of scenes and subjects in photogenic locations. Their mission is to help you take home travel photos you’ll be proud to share with friends and family (maybe even hang on a wall), and an ongoing passion for photography.

Sunset Photo Safari – Embark on a 4-hour journey to a few of the area’s most scenic locations, including the Cook Inlet Coast and Chugach Mountains, with stops at wildlife hangouts en route. Daily departure is based on sunset and leaves from Stewart’s Photo Shop. Anchorage area hotel pickups available upon request. $159pp

Twilight Photo Tour – Capture the magic of fall and winter landscapes while you learn photography on tour in Alaska. This 4-hour tour travels to scenic locations along Turnagain Arm and the Chugach Mountains, and includes a post-tour wake up call and transfer option to photograph northern lights, conditions permitting. Daily departure is based on sunset from Stewart’s Photo Shop. Anchorage area hotel pickups available upon request. $169pp

Alaska Photo Treks offers sunset tours year round.  Sunset Photo Safari operates May- September.  Twilight Photo Tour runs September-April. Departure times for both tours are dependent on sunset, which at this latitude changes dramatically throughout the year. The times for each week are posted on the respective pages for each tour. Winter months also include the northern lights viewing adventure, Anchorage Aurora Quest. Explore Alaska Photo Treks to learn more about these excellent, instructional day tours and multi-day tours and workshops.


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