When to Photograph What in Alaska

Have you ever wondered, "When is the best time to photograph brown bears snagging salmon in cascading falls? Fields carpeted with wild lupine?  Northern lights whipping across the night sky? Or, tail slapping whales in coastal fjords?" Alaska provides many opportunities for scenes like these, and so much more. With well defined seasons and many photographic subjects quickly [...]

By | 2018-01-05T14:03:52+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Photography Advice|2 Comments

Aurora Tour

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

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 | 2018-01-13T01:17:10+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 | 2018-01-13T02:27:32+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