Alaska Photography Workshops & Photo Tours

Alaska Photography Workshops with Michael DeYoung - Close up of woman photographing lupines
Alaska Photo Tours with Michael DeYoung - Woman photographing in field of lupine

Alaska Photography Workshops & Instructional Photo Tours


Our current Alaska photography workshop offerings include workshops and instructional photo tours for specifically for outdoor and nature photographers with various skill sets and seeking to grow as an image creator.

Flash Simplified for Outdoor Photographers


WHEN: July 13 - 15, 2018

WHERE: Anchorage & Girdwood, Alaska

FEE: $395



WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Active Intermediate to Advanced photographers

This photo workshop combines demonstrations, location shoots working with models, hands-on instruction, and a little classroom time for image critique and post-processing tips. Learn to make magic with one light and stay light and mobile.

Alaska's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Wildflowers Up Close in Prince William Sound Photo Tour

on privately chartered boat (our group only) with Lazy Otter Charters

WHEN: July 16, 2018

WHERE: Whittier, Alaska

FEE: $450



WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Intermediate to Advanced Photographers

A full day photo tour with on-location instruction with a small group of photographers on a privately chartered boat. Lazy Otter Charters will take us to one of the most spectacular places in Prince William Sound: Harriman Fjord. Here we will find 5 tidewater glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, and massive peaks. There are two planned beach landings where we stand a good chance of taking close-up photos of icebergs with glaciers and mountains in the background. Along the way and once in Harriman Fjord, there will be ample opportunities to capture glaciers and mountain views. There are possibilities to photograph sea otters, birds, harbor seals, and other marine wildlife too.

Alaska's Great Photo Adventure

with Arizona Highways Photo Workshops & Michael DeYoung  

WHEN: July 22 - 27, 2018

WHERE: base out of Girdwood, Alaska

FEE: $3,995

Join expert Alaska photographer, Michael DeYoung as we photograph meadows of wildflowers, mountain glaciers, pristine waterways, kayak among icebergs and enjoy a private charter in Prince William Sound to photograph wildlife and glaciers.

Alaska Spencer Glacier Adventure Photo Tour

with The Ascending Path Guides & Alaska Railroad

WHEN: July 30 - 31, 2018**

** Dates subject to change based on morning Alaska Railroad schedule

WHERE: Girdwood, Alaska

FEE: $495



WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Active Intermediate to Advanced photographers

This is a uniquely Alaskan landscape photo adventure at a remote but accessible glacier landscape for active photographers. We will team up with Ascending Path for a guided glacier hike with a sea kayak approach across Spencer Lake which is usually filled with icebergs.

This is a 12-hour+ photo driven adventure tour (with lunch provided) with plenty of time to shoot landscapes with wildflowers and icebergs before and possibly after our guided kayak/hike adventure begins. We will arrive on location via a very scenic ride on the Alaska Railroad to the remote Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop. From our remote stop off the highway, we travel 3 miles by van to Ascending Path’s basecamp along the shores of Spencer Lake.

Photographer Mentor & Coaching Opportunities in Anchorage Alaska

Photographer Mentor, Coaching, and Private Photo Instruction in Anchorage, Alaska

Other commitments preventing you from attending one of these workshops? Your desired workshop is already full? We offer one-on-one instructional photography classes. You'll receive more concentrated instruction and more individual attention.

With us by your side, you can take advantage of our working knowledge of locations we have passionately photographed for years for commercial clients. We are an open book and love sharing what we know about creative composition and understanding of lighting to help you capture memorable imagery.

We can work with you on:

  • improving a particular photo technique
  • improving your lighting skills
  • helping you develop your creative vision and personal style
  • mastering the operation of your digital SLR
  • getting the most out of your images in post processing
  • professional development

More information can be found at Private Instructional Photography Mentoring.