FlyZolo Still in Nome Alaska

Zara Rutherford in Anchoage, Alaska

  Still waiting for a Russian Visa to be able to cross the Bering Straits in her Shark Circumnavigation of our planet, Zara Rutherford is stranded in Nome, Alaska. At this posting she is surrounded by her support crew and with plenty of friendly folks from Nome. If you want to contact her on Facebook: […]

Fly.Zolo Makes it Halfway Around the World-Arrives in Alaska

Rutherford's Shark UL on final approach to PAMR

Halfway around the world 19-year-old pilot waits for a Russian visa to cross the Bering Straits By Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto An around the world flight attempt by 19-year-old Zara Rutherford seems to have hit a series of delays on her way, and more than once in Alaska, but has made it “halfway around the world,” after […]

Why use a polarizing filter…?

Arc of a rainbow with an aircraft flying through it

  Using a Polarizing Filter- By Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto Copyright 2021 Use of a polarizing filter can be spectacular for color photography. My use of circular polarizers goes way back to the 35mm Single lens reflex days shooting Kodachrome 25 transparency (slide) film also known as Kodachrome II movie transparency film (two) it had an ISO […]

A few pointers for photographing aircraft

A Cessna on floats air to air type photo

   by Rob Stapleton of Alaskafoto Many people marvel at the images that I make of aircraft. A friend of mine suggested that perhaps I could write some tips for shooting aircraft. For those of you who have gone beyond your cellphone my suggestions will come later with a bit more detail about using your […]

Tips for hiring the Right Digital Photographer

Hiring a professional Digital Photographer is exceptionally crucial. Everyone knows that photography has become more accessible these days. The advances in technology have made it possible for anyone to click good photos; however, when it comes to capturing professional images, nothing can come close to digital photography. For any kind of photography projects, it becomes […]

A Guide To Best Aircraft Photographer At Any Age

Best Aircraft photography - best airplane photography & top Aircraft photographers | Alaskafoto

Aircraft Photography is as tough as it appears. The speed, the lighting, and the altitude, all augment the challenges of Aircraft Photographer. Aircraft photographers observe varied techniques to capture the most effective image. For best Aircraft photography you must keep in mind varied parts and converge them all together to pan out the most effective […]

Best aircraft photography tips from Ground

Best aircraft photography tips from Ground-Aircraft Portrait | Alaskafoto

We recently got a chance to talk to an Alaska photography club member who is also the best aircraft photographer. Along with his vast experience with Alaska photography, he was able to help us with some photography tips that will take your aviation photography to next level. Here we will talk about how to do […]

Best Cameras for Aircraft Photography

Best Cameras for Aircraft Photography | Aircraft Portrait | Alaskafoto

Perhaps the greatest equipment for any aircraft photographer is the camera they use to capture such marvelous objects. For anyone who is an aficionado of aircraft, he would love to Click them and save those amazing moments for later. There is a lot of inspiration that can be drawn from people who are already an […]

Aircraft Photography for Beginners

Aircraft Photography for Beginners | Aircraft Portrait | Alaskafoto

Aircraft photography is emerging as a latest and innovative approach in the field of photography. Aircraft photographers can earn a handsome amount once they take up aviation photography as a career. Beginners trying to step into aircraft photography need to master the skills to become an outstanding aircraft photographer. Techniques to Specialize in Aircraft Photography […]

Aircraft Photographer: Tips to be Successful

Aircraft & Airplane Photographer: Tips to be Successful | Alaskafoto

Being an aircraft photographer is a challenging task but still, it draws the attention of many individuals. Aircraft photography is the art of capturing the phenomenal images of different types of planes, jets and the like. Every aircraft photographer possesses his own style of taking pictures. Being an Aircraft photographer you must have an idea […]