Heat Wave Creates Mirage Type Photographs at ANC

Mirage Effect in Photographs- Heat waves on black asphalt or cement surfaces have taken with a telephoto lens can make a dramatic mirage type effect. This image was taken on a hot afternoon at ANC with a 100-400mm zoom lens. Note the distortion and reflections on the pavement. Due to Anchorage’s high latitude and cool […]

Anchorage Airport Wins Air Cargo Awards

Award Winning Service and Location- The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (TSAIA) has been awarded Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards in three separate categories. TSAIA won the ACE Award for the best North American Airport, the Specialty Cargo Category, and the Platinum Award for airports with over 1 Million Tons Category. The Air Cargo Excellence […]

Beaver on the Ruth

Photography on snow and glaciers- To make good photographs on or in snow, in the mountains and on glaciers you have to expose for the subject–not the scene. If you have no subject, as in a landscape image, over expose one stop, or 0+…1 in your viewfinder. This is necessary when making portraits in snow […]

Alaska aviation image of the day: June 1, 2016

  They say that there is no bigger smile than that of a person after they return from flying. So this is the case with photographer Matt Faubion who flew with pilot Ian Reid in his two-place Calidus autogyro. Reid flew the autogyro with his wife Linda from the Lower 48 to their home in […]