Tag Archives: Alaska

AT-6 Photographed in flight

An inflight photograph of four AT-6 Texan trainers of Fairbanks during the 2013 Alaska Centennial of Flight. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska Image of the day June 4-2017

 

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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 […]

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CAF Event Brings Grumman Goose to PAMR

Panning Since you are constantly in motion, you will be required to use panning for capturing moving objects i.e. keep the camera in the same motion as the object. There’s no real shortcut to do this; your only option is to keep on practicing until you perfect it. Usually at the profile point of  the […]

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Look…Colorful Aircraft at TSAIA

Colorful images are seen!- Look for color in aircraft photography when shooting at airports. Whether it’s an old cargo or passenger jet some of the paint schemes (liveries) are getting very creative and colorful. Usually when cruising around the airport on the ramp I look for the tails (vertical stabilizer). Especially those parked in a […]

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Practice Burn and Cargo Jet

A Boeing 747 Cargo plane takes off over a practice fire at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) on May 3, 2017. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Photography air to ground!

Cessna on floats focus is from above the aircraft during its takeoff run just before getting up on step  at Lake Hood Seaplane Base and the Lake Hood Gravel Strip LHD summer of 2016. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2017
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Portrait of a jet with great imagery

Aircraft Portrait and Background Scenery – Alaska is huge; it’s the largest state in the U.S., twice the size of the second largest state of Texas. However, it’s also one of the least populated states, mostly filled with small communities and devoid of high rise buildings. This makes it the perfect photography destination for anyone […]

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Photograph on final approach to ANC

The majesty of aircraft and Alaska scenery in a photograph- Alaska carrier  Everts Air Cargo flies all over the state of Alaska. This photograph was made as the DC-9 freighter was on final approach to Runway 33/15 at ANC. Alaska is known as The Frozen North is a U.S. state situated in the northwest furthest […]

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Portrait of Mountain Weather

Portrait of Windy Weather- Making good environmental portraits involves keeping your eyes open for good backdrop imagery. While looking for a good landscape to make a portrait of a friend of mine this scene came into view. Travelling south this view is right off of the Parks Highway just south of Cantwell, Alaska. Using Filters […]

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