Alaska Photographers

Contributors to Greatland Graphics Publications

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Alan Musy, Anchorage, Alaska. I became interested in photography at an early age, first taking photos with my mother’s Brownie box camera, and later, with my father’s Argus 35mm camera. For years, I photographed primarily in the Midwestern United States. Upon graduation from high school, I purchased my first camera, a Pentax KX 35mm SLR.…

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Amy J Johnson, Fairbanks, Alaska. I moved from New England to Alaska at the age of 18 to quench my thirst for adventure and experience wilderness on an intimate level. I first settled near the Gates of the Arctic National Park, where I obtained my first SLR camera and developed a love for photography. I’m…

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Aurora Dora, Talkeetna, Alaska. My passion for photography started when my mother gifted me my first camera, a Rolleiflex, when I was 6 years old. My photography style and technique goes back to the film camera era and single exposures. I relocated from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Alaska in 2001. I fell in love with…

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Brent Reynolds, Chugiak, Alaska. My love for photography began after visiting an Ansel Adams exhibit in Yosemite National Park. The way he created and captured emotion in the stillness of a photograph fascinated me, and since then, I’ve wanted to both explore and share the wonders of the natural world with a camera. There isn’t…

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Carl Donohue, Anchorage, Alaska. I grew up in rural Australia, left my small hometown of Bathurst when I was 21, came to Atlanta, GA, USA, to study guitar, and here I am now. I play guitar, teach guitar, guide backpacking trips in Alaska, and sell photographs. I’m a passionate lover of nature and all things…

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Carl Johnson, Anchorage, Alaska.  

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Daryl Pederson, Anchorage, Alaska. I grew up in Sterling, Alaska, and began my professional photography career after graduating from high school. The ocean is where I find the most of what to love about life on earth, and I dedicate half of the year playing in, on, and around it. In the winter months under…

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Daryll Vispo, Anchorage, Alaska.

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Dave Parkhurst, Anchorage, Alaska.

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Donna Dewhurst, Anchorage, Alaska. I recently retired after 34 years with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, mostly as a Wildlife Biologist in Alaska. Photography was always a part of my job, so continuing it in my free time to freelance as an outdoor photographer was a natural extension. Now I look forward to combining…

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Fred Hirschmann, Glacier View, Alaska. After eleven years working as a park ranger in Yellowstone, Everglades, Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley, Petrified Forest, Voyageurs, and Lake Clark National Parks, I “retired” and returned to Alaska to photograph the coffee table books Bush Pilots of Alaska and Alaska’s National Parks. Now, seventeen books later, my wife,…

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Hugh Rose, Fairbanks, Alaska. I have lived and photographed in northern climates most of my life, with the latter part of it in Alaska. The natural beauty I found here compelled me to leave a 10-year career in geology to explore and photograph its vast landscapes and wildlife. Both nature and a camera have intrigued…

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Jackie Sawyer, Anchorage, Alaska. I  work as a Dental Hygienist but am passionate about wildlife photography. Raised in Alaska, I spent my youth and adult life enjoying the Alaskan outdoors. When my daughters moved out ten years ago, I had the time to pursue photography more seriously. I never lack photographic opportunities due to Alaska’s…

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Joanie Havenner, Anchorage, Alaska. I’ve been fortunate to call Alaska home since 1983. I arrived in the deepest, darkest part of winter but still fell in love with the state.  Alaska’s beauty takes my breath away and never ceases to amaze me. After seeing brown bears at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, I was motivated…

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Jody Overstreet, Anchorage, Alaska.  

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John Hyde, Juneau, Alaska. My photography was born from my appreciation of all things wild and by an inherent quest to explore the natural world around me. I can’t imagine doing anything else that would provide the satisfaction I receive from sharing my work with others, opening windows that help enrich their lives and appreciation…

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Julie Jessen, Eagle River, Alaska. I don’t know if photography feeds my travel habit or if travel feeds my passion for photography. Either way, getting outside to explore nature, new places, and familiar locations with camera in hand brings me joy. I began this journey more than 20 years ago when I was handed a “real”…

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Marketa Murray, Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Matthew Quaid, Anchorage, Alaska. I was born and raised in Anchorage and developed a love for being outside at a young age. When I started taking pictures, I quickly became hooked on capturing my adventures to share with friends and family. I began spending more and more time outside, sometimes sitting for hours to study…

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Michael Quinton Slana, Alaska. I’ve been obsessed with wildlife as long as I can remember, and at 16 I purchased a camera and telephoto lens with my first paycheck. It was the intimate contact with animals that captured my attention. After several years of photographing in Yellowstone country, I headed north for a place less…

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Milo Burcham, Cordova, Alaska. As a wildlife biologist and wildlife photographer living in Cordova, Alaska, for the past 20 years, I’m passionate about capturing the beauty of all wildlife, from reptiles and amphibians to birds and mammals, to create awareness and appreciation. I genuinely believe that humans will conserve what they understand, and have worked…

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Myron Wright, Anchorage, Alaska Mr. Wright graduated from college in May 1970. Upon arriving in Alaska in 1971 as a commercial pilot and certified flight instructor, he began working in the aviation industry. His deep interest in photography and fascination with the beauty and vastness of the Alaska that he was seeing from the air,…

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Patrick Endres, Fairbanks, Alaska. I grew up in a small town in southern Wisconsin where I developed a passionate interest in nature and the outdoors. In 1981, I landed in Fairbanks, Alaska to attend the University. I was young and green, hungry for adventure and wide-open spaces. After dabbling in a few jobs following ­graduation,…

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Paul Lawrence, Anchorage, Alaska. Ever since my teacher introduced me to the art of the darkroom at the age of 14 in Norway, I have been entranced by the joy of outdoor photography.  I have worked in film and television, and as a professional pilot in bush Alaska, as well as capturing the beauty of…

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Ray Bulson, Eagle River, Alaska. As a nature lover, Alaska has been a lifelong dream of mine.  My first visit was in 2000 to Gates of the Arctic and Denali National Parks.  I remember being mesmerized by the sights outside the airplane window during the flight to Anchorage.  Sensing my excitement, an Alaskan resident sitting…

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Ron Niebrugge Seward, Alaska In 2002 my wife Janine and I decided to chase a dream and follow my passion for photography on a full-time basis. We left comfortable corporate jobs for the unknown life of a professional photographer team and never looked back. Over the years my images have been widely published, and the…

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Ronn Murray, Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Ryan Miller, Anchorage, Alaska. I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and am fortunate to have been exposed to all of the outdoor activities that come with living in Alaska year-round. With the Chugach Range in my backyard, my focus naturally gravitates toward exploring the wilderness, wildlife behavior, and the habitats they call home.…

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Sean Neilson, Gustavus, Alaska. I caught the urge to take pictures many years ago while working a summer job in Yellowstone National Park. The natural beauty I witnessed there made me want to share it with others. I began with a borrowed Nikon FM, and after taking thousands of bad photos, I finally started to…

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Todd Salat, Anchorage, Alaska. Since I resigned as an exploration geologist in 1996, I’ve roamed across the “Great Land” with cameras in hand and a passion for photographing peak moments in nature. I’ve taken my scientific curiosity for the wonders of nature and melded it with an artistic eye to capture these extraordinary moments. I…

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Tom Walker, Denali Park, Alaska. I live near Denali National Park and have made my home in Alaska for 53 years, mostly self-employed as a nature photographer and writer. Alaskans are dabblers in varied skills and job descriptions, and I am no different, having also taught college courses in journalism, worked as a carpenter, military…

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