Tag Archives: Alaska Aircraft

Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct.21, 2017

Grumman Goose N703 on a high-speed water taxi at the Lake Hood Seaplane Base recently. Headed back to the Goose Hangar before ice forms on the lake. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2017
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Alaska aviation image of the day: Sept. 30, 2017

Pilatus PC-12 over Lake Hood Sea Plane Base during the Alaska Aviation Festival and Fly-bys. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska aviation image of the day Sept. 25, 2017

A group of Alaskans ready to fly in style in the Alaska Aviation Museum's 1931 Fairchild Pilgrim. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska aviation image of the day Sept. 2, 2017

Governor Bill Walker has issued a proclamation declaring September 2017 Aviation Appreciation Month, recognizing the importance of aviation in the State of Alaska. “Aviation is the primary statewide means of access and connection for eighty-two percent of Alaska’s communities not connected to the contiguous road system,” said Walker.  “Alaska is home to 749 registered airports and seaplane […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day 8-28-2017

Denali Air Piper Navajo over Denali National Park piloted by Bob Edison. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2017
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AT-6 Photographed in flight

An inflight photograph of four AT-6 Texan trainers of Fairbanks during the 2013 Alaska Centennial of Flight. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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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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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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Portrait of a jet with great imagery

Aircraft Portrait and Background Scenery – Alaska is huge; it’s the largest state in the U.S., twice the size of the second largest state of Texas. However, it’s also one of the least populated states, mostly filled with small communities and devoid of high rise buildings. This makes it the perfect photography destination for anyone […]

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Air to Air, or Ground to Air Photography: Some Notes

The natural function of the wing is to soar upwards and carry that which is heavy up to the place where dwells the race of gods. More than any other thing that pertains to the body it partakes of the nature of the divine.— Plato The man has always desired to fly. It has always […]

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