Jeff Schultz’s Alaska Photo Blog

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Updated: The Ultimate Filter Holder & Setup

Since I wrote my article on the ultimate filter holder setup, HERE: https://www.schultzphoto.com/2018/10/03/the-ultimate-filter-holder-and-set-up/  another filter holder has just come on the market that I feel should be added to this…

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Moose and Pond Photo

I am just so blessed to be able to live in this place we call Alaska. And making a photo like this I think can only happen here. Especially when…

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The making of star trails

The Back Story to Making This Image— This past spring I saw that the Aurora forecast was supposed to be good for our area… and the sky was going to…

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The ultimate Filter Holder and setup

NOTE: As of Nov. 22, 2019.  Since this blog post was first published I have tested and reviewed another similar filter holder from PolaPro. After reading this post (which I…

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Where’s “THE” Picture

Sometimes when going out into the field, “THE” photo stands out like a sore thumb. Sometimes finding the ideal composition is a bit elusive. And sometimes I walk right past.…

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Shooting in the Freezer!

As the official photographer of the Iditarod for over 36 years, there are three questions I’m asked most often.  The first is a question that gets asked all winter long—…

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My Most Favorite Composition

In the middle of May there was a clear stretch of weather and I went on an overnight shoot to make images in the Glacier View area. I shot this…

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Sunset and Sleeping Lady

I wanted to make the image just a bit different than a normal sunset photo. Though it may not be easy to tell, I shot this at a very long…

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Ice Water Creek

It’s all in the motion … I spent a few hours looking for images along local Campbell Creek. I just enjoy my time alone looking for nature art. I found…

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Hidden Lake Creek

When I was first getting into photography–like 1973-ish, one of my absolute favorite subjects was photographing streams and waterfalls in Yosemite National Park and elsewhere and making the water appear…

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