Category Archives: Alaska Photography

Alaska Aviation Portrait of the Day: Dec. 13, 2014

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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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Orin Seybert Receives Pilot Awards – Aircraft Photography

Seybert and Penair Story- Orin Seybert was awarded the Master Pilot Award at the Alaska Air Carriers Association in front of dozens of his family members and Alaska aviation industry owners and pilots by the Federal Aviation Administration. Seybert also awarded the AACA Pilot of the Year Award Orin Seybert founded Peninsula Airways in 1955. […]

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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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Merry Christmas Aviation Photography

 

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Colorful photography in drab lighting

How to add color to your images in flat lighting When shooting images in lighting that is less than spectacular there are ways to enhance an image. First, look for the position of the dominant lighting and place your aircraft or subject at angles to it. In non-direct sunlight, as in early morning dawn, or […]

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Aviation action photography on the water

  Aviation Photography: Stopping Action Every photographer has his or her style to make an image that elicits action. The Alaska aviation photography of mine is from the ground of aircraft arrivals or takeoffs. This calls for long lenses, high shutter speeds, and quick focusing. This image of the Grumman Goose made with a 600 […]

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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 […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct. 22, 2016

Photographing Air Cargo Aircraft As a photographer and pilot I enjoy recording all types and sizes of aircraft both for myself and my clients. Whenever I see a new aircraft at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC), or a new paint scheme (livery), it soon ends up as a photograph. Either with digital still or […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct. 17, 2016

A Cargo heavy taking off toward Denali at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on a hazy morning. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2016
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