Jeff Schultz’s Alaska Photo Blog

Featuring tips on outdoor photography, the inside scoop on new workshops & tours, and more.

#Throwback Thursday 5-21-15

The year was “film days” — sometime in the mid-1990’s. In my mind, I had the idea for many years to make a compelling image for potential commercial stock sales…

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2015 Denali Photo Workshop Recap

 My Alaska Photo Treks 2015 Denali National Park photo workshop/tour was a success. 9 participants enjoyed a total of 8 nights and 7 days on this unique workshop. The…

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2019 Alaska Wildlife Tour

To learn more about the 2019 Alaska Bears , Marine Life, & Landscape Photo Tours and Workshops Please click here

Above the Fog

January 31, 2015 —  It was a clear day in Anchorage and just to the south, along Turnagain Arm, it was quite foggy.  As I drove toward it, I could…

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Air-to-Air Shooting

I’m working on a series of images that show “big picture outdoor scenes” of Anchorage and vicinity.   Images of various outdoor places and activities which people enjoy doing or seeing.…

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An Evening at Westchester

What was formerly Chester creek running through town, Westchester Lagoon here in Anchorage has been a wonderful escape from the urban landscape since the early 1970’s. Thousands of people use…

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Colony Glacier Workshops

My new venture into photo workshops and tours is in full swing this past week with one at Ultima Thule Lodge and two others at nearby Colony Glacier in the…

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Denali National Park Workshop

Now is the time to plan for a trip to the wild places of Alaska’s Denali National Park with my fall Landscape and Wildlife photo workshop happening August 15-23, 2015. Only…

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Denali Park Workshop

I spent the past 5 days in Denali National Park. Over 6 MILLION acres of wilderness. It’s really an incredible place and SO diverse. Three of the five days were…

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Denali Workshop

I am REALLY excited to announce my fall Denali National Park Workshop. This year I’ll be leading a small group of like-minded photographers on a longer trip— 7 full days…

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Eagle River Valley

Earlier this week, in the sub-zero cold, I was out at the Eagle River Nature Center for a couple hours. The Valley is so spectacular and diverse. The mountains are…

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Eielson Visitor Center

Last week, on my bus ride out from doing a photo workshop at the Kantishna Roadhouse, we stopped at the Eielson Visitor Center. The mountain was out, so I took…

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Eklutna Lake

I’ve been continuing on my venture of photographing sights around the Anchorage area. I shot a whole bunch over the long weekend. Here’s a couple images from the Eklutna Lake…

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Fall Landscape Workshop

Fall is in full swing here and the night sky is back after a few months of 24-hour daylight. Winter is not too far off. I’ve been posting a lot…

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Glacier Dog Mushing

A couple weeks ago I was asked to do some photography for Knik River Lodge in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley near Anchorage.  A WAY cool location if you’re traveling to Alaska.…

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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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June Alaska Magazine Cover

One of my favorite subjects (besides Iditarod dogs) is airplanes. I am blessed to have a number of friends with airplanes and all are gracious and willing to take the…

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Moon Shots

I think there is something way intriguing about the moon and stars.  For me, it’s a wonderful experience to be out at dusk, dark and dawn as they fill the…

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Northern Lights 300 Wrap Up

I recently held my first ever dog mushing and night sky photography workshop during the Northern Lights 300 sled dog race at Winterlake Lodge — the turnaround checkpoint of the…

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