Category Archives: Alaska aviation photography

Alaska aviation image of the day Aug. 3

Piper Navajo takes off from the Denali Private airstrip on its way to a flight seeing tour of Denali National Park and Denali the mountain. 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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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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Sunset on an Executive Jet

A Walmart Executive jet rolls out of the ramp and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport as the sunsets to the west over the Cook Inlet. 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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Alaska daylight adds hours of summer flying

A Grumman Widgeon, now owned by the Alaska Aviation Museum water taxis back the ramp at Lake Hood. Anchorage currently has 19 hours and 18 minutes of daylight giving pilots nearly 21 hours of flying time to use their floatplanes. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Dream Lifter and DC-6 Stopped in Time

Stop Action Photography- This stopped image is an example of how to stop or freeze a moving subject to put it in juxtaposition to something else to help tell a story. This image was shot at 1/1600 of a second at F/16 with a 300mm telephoto lens. Everts Air Cargo History Tatonduk Outfitters Limited is […]

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Dec. 30, 2017-Alaska aviation sunset image of the day

Hoping that everyone has time to reflect on 2016 and lets it go. Think positive, and have a great new year in 2017. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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