Photograph alpenglow on snow capped mountains, frosty scenes glowing in rich winter light, wildlife wandering snowy paths, city lights reflecting on the water at twilight, and possibly even the northern lights!
Spring & Summer
Join Alaska Photo Treks as they go hunting for the best light of the day, which during summer at this latitude can last for several glorious hours before sunset. You'll be transported to scenic locations around Southcentral Alaska to shoot a variety of enchanting subjects. The itinerary is flexible and allows for spontaneous stops to photograph wildlife en route.
May - September
This guided walk near Mendenhall Glacier offers a compelling mix of tour, technique, and personal attention, so that you can create great memories and beautiful pictures. You’ll get some expert tips on photography—even if, like many travelers these days, you are taking shots with your phone, not an actual camera. You’ll get advice on how to use your smartphone camera better—namely through certain apps and built-in features that you might not be making the most of.
This special Alaska photo tour is timed for when the fall colors will be at their prime. Official Iditarod Photographer, Jeff Schultz, will take you to visit several unique locations he considers some of his special places. Photograph grizzly bears fishing for salmon, bald eagles, an ice-berg filled lake with glacier background, and, weather permitting, the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Travel in an Alaska bush plane and helicopter.
Visits: Kantishna, Knik Glacier, Seward & Kenai Fjords, Anchorage, Lake Clark Nat’l Park & Prsrv, Talkeetna, Denali National Park
This enhanced Alaska photography tour is designed to take you away from the tourist crowds to places few get to experience. Photograph bald eagles, grizzly bears, caribou, moose, Denali (Mt. Mckinley) glaciers, mountain vistas and more. Travel by van, float-plane and helicopter. Your main guide, Alaska professional photographer, Jeff Schultz has lived and worked in Alaska for nearly 40 years and has been the official photographer of the Iditarod since 1982. He is there to teach you tips that will take your photography to the next level.
The 7- to 9-hour tour out of Anchorage's Lake Hood is led by a photographer-pilot whom has published photos in such magazines as Air and Space, Stearns and National Geographic. Set up for the best shots, every passenger gets a window seat and a two-way headset for pilot narration—you’ll have a stunning ride filled with photo ops of rugged mountains, glacial pools and ice blue glaciers. Then, you’ll land on a remote waterway to take photos on the ground.
May - September
These tours out of Haines offer an up-close nature experience with insights from knowledgeable local guides. There are two options. The first tour is a wildlife tour that focuses on finding and learning about wildlife. The second one is a photography tour where you take pictures to share back at home, and get the chance to enhance your photography skills—just when you can benefit from it most.
Land Package Type: Adventure Tours
With only one departure in 2016 we encourage early commitments on this very popular trip! Learn the art of capturing Alaska's most magnificent scenery at a pace as active or relaxed as you choose; visit unique wilderness lodges along the way; and experience the best of the Kenai Peninsula including Kenai Fjords National Park, Denali National Park and all the highlights in between on your Alaska Photo Safari. This eight-day trip is open to photographers of all skill levels - novice to advanced - and is limited to 10 guests.
With only one departure in 2016 we encourage early commitments on this very popular trip!…
Contact the tour operator directly (located in Girdwood, just south of Anchorage) to ask about dates, prices, and special requests: 1-800-334-8730
Visits: Anchorage, Skwentna
Join your guide, Jeff Schultz, Official Photographer of the Iditarod sled dog race on this Alaska winter photo adventure. This is not only a photo tour, but also a photo workshop where Jeff will teach you how to photograph the action of sled dog racing as well as making stunning night-sky photos. Experience and photograph the sled dog race start and then travel by Alaska bush ski plane to the turn-around point at the famous Winterlake Lodge on the Iditarod Trail where you'll spend the rest of your time.