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 opportunity for scenes like these and so much more, but with well defined seasons and many photographic subjects quickly [...]

By | 2017-05-30T11:16:55+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Photography Advice|2 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 | 2017-05-27T13:23:30+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Photography Tours and Workshops|0 Comments

Bad Weather Photography

The Benefits of Photographing in Bad Weather We run our Sunset Photo Safaris every night in the summertime, but as you can probably guess, it's not away sunny in Alaska. Sometimes it's cloudy. Sometimes it even rains. On some nights, we don't even see the sun for the entire tour. Does this mean you [...]

Photographing Water Reflections

The unique symmetrical quality of this composition, combined with the creative use of water, creates the feeling of both side-to-side and top-to-bottom reflection. Photographing Water Reflections Reflections can add a wonderful compositional element to your photography, and nothing gives you better reflections than water. By incorporating reflections in your photos, you can use it's [...]

By | 2017-01-08T12:58:19+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Creative Tips|0 Comments

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 [...]