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

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

B&W Landscapes

Photographing Black & White Landscapes A great way to add intensity to your nature shot is to shoot black and white landscapes. Most modern digital cameras give you this option. To access this control, you’ll need to go to the menu and find the setting for Monochrome. With Nikon cameras, it’s found in [...]

Photographing Sunset Silhouettes

Tips for Photographing Sunset Silhouettes When photographing in dramatic light, you usually want to shoot so the good light is falling on your subjects. However, if you turn around and shoot towards the light, you can create a silhouette. Silhouettes make for appealing photographs because they allow the viewers to imagine themselves in the scene. Although [...]

By | 2017-01-19T22:08:11+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Photography Tips|0 Comments

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 [...]