THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE INTEREST IN THE ALASKA TRIP. WE WILL BE OFFERING THIS ROAD TRIP AGAIN IN AUGIST 2019. STAY TUNED!!
August 17 - 26, 2018
The Last Frontier . . . Join Us if You Dare!
Okay . . . so here it is. You've been dreaming about photographing Alaska probably as long as you can remember, right? You've been wondering just how big Mt Denali looks, and how majestic the Aurora Borealis might be. You probably would love to see some big fuzzy bears, caribou and salmon . . .
lots of salmon.
How about I take you to Alaska so you can stop dreaming? We'll spend ten glorious days in the most stunning landscape you've ever seen. We'll just wander around the Last Frontier. It is as majestic as you could possibly imagine!
August 17-26, 2018
$1500 Holds Your Spot
This Road Trip is limited to the quickest 8 people to register . . . whaaat ?. . . you're still reading this . . . c'mon . . . I promise you this one will fill up!
All skill levels are encouraged to come and play in this atmosphere beyond words. After the workshop you will see why words can't explain this unique and stunning landscape. Really!
If you'd like to see what you too can create, Please visit my fine art web site at JeffJohnsonFineArt.com
This workshop is limited to 8 attendees so that I can run around and get with each of you to help and instruct as much as you desire. It is open to all levels of skill & desire so don’t be shy . . .
reserve your spot right now!
Friday August 17th
Arrive in Anchorage and we'll pick you up at the Ted Stevens International Airport. At 6p we'll gather in my suite for dinner and a short program where I will show you some images of places we will be going. We'll talk about the plans for the trip and just get acquainted. Lodging in Anchorage.
Saturday August 18th
7a - Meet in the lobby of our host hotel and we'll head for breakfast. We'll then hit the road northbound to visit Palmer, Hatcher Pass and Talkeetna. We will be staying in the very quaint village of Talkeetna this evening.
Sunday August 19th
5a - It's an early morning as we will want to capture My Denali at sunrise. Next is a fun-filled tour bus ride through Denail National Park. Lodging in Denali Park.
Monday August 20th
7a - Breakfast and then north to Fairbanks where the Aurora Borealis will be waiting for us. Well at least we hope so. We will certainly try
to capture the elusive "Northern Lights". Lodging in Fairbanks.
Tuesday August 21st
7a - Breakfast and then a rather lengthy drive back to Anchorage. There is a lot to see and photograph on this drive. Lodging in Anchorage.
Wednesday August 22nd
8a - Breakfast and a short drive south to Beluga Point along the
Cook Inlet. Next we'll head to the Portage Glacier, a stunning sight to see! A stop at the Alaska Wildlife Animal Sanctuary to photograph a variety of native creatures large and small. Then another short drive to Seward where we will be spending the next two nights.
Thursday August 23rd
Prepare for an amazing cruise to the Northwestern Fjord. It is a
marine wildlife cruise so we'll be watching for Puffins, whales, seal and porpoise, and many more fun creatures. The ship also cruises close to several glaciers and ice-fields! I's an all-day extravaganza. Lodging in Seward once again.
Friday August 24th
This morning we take a drive westward towards Homer and the Homer Spit. More outrageous landscape all the way! Here's the big treat of the trip . . . We will be lodging at the Cove Peak Resort in Halibut Cove. It's a very private cove across the Kachemak Bay. We'll take a 20 minute water-taxi ride to get there. Gourmet meals and extremely quaint cabins . . . Oh YES! I know I'll have a problem trying to get you to go back home after this experience!
Saturday August 25th
Early . . . bush planes await us back on the Homer Spit. They will fly
us over to the Katami Peninsula so we can photograph the bears and salmon playing together! WooooHoooo! This is an optional side-trip. Some of you may not get a kick out of flying in 4 and 6 seat bush planes. That's cool! We will arrange some other things to see and photograph for you instead. This is also an ADDITIONAL FEE trip. A 5-6 hour excursion (they guarantee you will see bears or money back) runs between $600-800 a person. We will handle payment individually at the guide station before the flight. You're gonna love
it! Lodging once again at the Cove Peak Resort.
Sunday August 26th
We need to head back to Anchorage today. There are so many things to photograph along the way so be excited. Lodging in Anchorage.
Monday August 27th
So sorry but the trip is over. Make your return home flight plans for today. We will gladly drop you off at the airport.
Schedule subject to change if I can make it better!
In the Field
Camera, tripod, filters, lenses, release cord and whatever other gear makes you happy. Sunscreen, sunglasses, bug spray and a hat are advised. Having layers of clothing is great as you can take off and put them back on as the temperature changes. Having rain gear available is not a bad idea either. And rain gear for your equipment, too! More detailed info about gear after you register.
In the Classroom
This is a hands-on opportunity so bring your computer! I'll share with you how I edit and prepare my images in Lightroom and Photoshop. I also use the NIK Software suite. Have these all loaded and running on your computer before the class, please!
Your investment includes lodging, travel while in Alaska, breakfast and dinner (lunch on your own), and entrance fees. Does not include your expenses to get to and from Alaska, alcohol, souvenirs, etc.