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 | 2017-01-09T23:37:28+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 | 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 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

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 [...]