Category Archives: Alaska Photography

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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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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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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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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Anchorage Airport Wins Air Cargo Awards

Award Winning Service and Location- The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (TSAIA) has been awarded Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards in three separate categories. TSAIA won the ACE Award for the best North American Airport, the Specialty Cargo Category, and the Platinum Award for airports with over 1 Million Tons Category. The Air Cargo Excellence […]

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Photograph on final approach to ANC

The majesty of aircraft and Alaska scenery in a photograph- Alaska carrier  Everts Air Cargo flies all over the state of Alaska. This photograph was made as the DC-9 freighter was on final approach to Runway 33/15 at ANC. Alaska is known as The Frozen North is a U.S. state situated in the northwest furthest […]

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Springtime Photography in the Air

Making the Best of the Photography Horizon- Alaska has an endless panorama which can either accentuate or ruin your photography. When taking pictures of mountain ranges and oceans, keep your camera level. Remember the rule of thirds in photography.  Also, don’t position the horizon in the middle of the flame; the last thing you want […]

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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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