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Brand New eBook, X SERIES UNLIMITED – The Definitive Fujifilm Camera Guide
I'm excited to announce the release of my brand new ebook, X SERIES UNLIMITED: A Comprehensive Guide for Mastering Techniques and[...]
Read My Feature Article in Fuji X Passion Magazine, Volume 3
I'm excited to announce that I have a feature article in the brand new issue of of Fuji X Passion Volume[...]
Using The AF-C Custom Settings on the Fujifilm X-T2
With the development and introduction of the X-T2 last year, Fujifilm brought mirrorless cameras into the realm of performance previously ruled[...]
Brand New Aerial Mountain Photos From Alaska
Sometimes you have those days when it all works out perfectly. After a January that was filled with ice fog[...]
My 5 Favorite Blog Posts I Wrote in 2016
Here we are at the end of 2016. Seems like it went by pretty quickly. Maybe because I was so[...]
X Series Evolved – My Full Review of the Fujifilm X-T2
It's here. After months of unsuccessfully trying to dodge the rumor mill, the new Fujifilm X-T2 finally shows its face.[...]
Go Mobile with a USB Charger For Your Camera Batteries
Nearly all electronic devices these days come with USB chargers- except for cameras. While some point and shoots and mirrorless cameras feature[...]
My 4 Favorite Lenses for The Fuji X Cameras
Cameras are cool, but it's the glass that really counts. After all, lenses are main reason you buy into any camera system.[...]

Recent Blog Posts

4 Great Alternatives To Adobe Lightroom
Earlier this week, Adobe came out with a big announced and essentially broke Lightroom into two camps: Desktop (Lightroom Classic[...]
Adobe Breaks Lightroom Into 2 Versions – Classic & Cloud
Today, Adobe released a major Lightroom Update and effectively split the program into two completely different versions: Desktop and Cloud.[...]
Full Review of the Ultra Compact Fujifilm XF50mm f/2 WR Lens
Earlier this year, Fujifilm released the 50mm f/2 WR lens, thus completing their trio of ultra compact weather sealed f/2[...]
Back to Scotland for More Bikepacking. (And Whisky.)
It's been a very quiet month here on the blog. I have a good excuse, though. I've been on vacation. After[...]
I Made the List of Top 100 Travel Photography Blogs!
I’m excited to share the fact that my blog was recently selected as one of the Top 100 Travel Photography Blogs on[...]
Photo Essay – Hiking on the Triumvirate Glacier
I love “flying to hike” with my little Cessna bush plane, and one of my favorite types adventure is when[...]
A View of Slioch in the Scottish Highlands
I’ve been back from Scotland for over two months now, and I realized that I’ve only share shared a few[...]
Review of the Actus Mini View Camera for Fujifilm X Series
Earlier this summer, I had the chance to try out the Actus Mini View Camera For Fujfilm X Series, manufactured by[...]
Photos From My Recent Glazer’s Camera Seattle Photo Walk
This past Saturday, I spent a really fun day teaching classes at Glazer's Camera in Seattle. I did a two-hour "Getting to[...]
I’m Back, Baby!!
After GoDaddy crashed my entire site for nine days, I'm finally back up and running with a brand new web hosting[...]
Brand New eBook, X SERIES UNLIMITED – The Definitive Fujifilm Camera Guide
I'm excited to announce the release of my brand new ebook, X SERIES UNLIMITED: A Comprehensive Guide for Mastering Techniques and[...]
Summer Evenings
Summer evenings are time for staying up late and watching the sun make a long, lazy trip towards the horizon as[...]

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About Me

I’m Dan Bailey, a 20+ year professional adventure and travel photographer based in Anchorage, Alaska. My work has been published by clients worldwide, including Fujifilm, Nikon, Fidelity Investments, Alaska Airlines, British Petroleum, Outside Magazine, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, and Patagonia.

My goal with this blog is to provide information, insight and inspiration to other photographers in the hopes that I can help them further their own creativity, technique and knowledge about the world of outdoor photography.

Testimonials from Readers, Past Students and Workshop Participants

John Doe UI/UX Designer

Dan is a wonderful teacher who sincerely enjoys helping others. His lessons and inspirational words keep me motivated through tough days! His experience and guidance is applicable to all who seek to improve their work. - Jean Lua

John Doe UI/UX Designer

Without a doubt, this was the best photo workshop I have ever done (and I've done a few.) - Peter Davies

John Doe UI/UX Designer

I hope your camera battery is charged, because you'll want to run out and shoot immediately after consuming these honest and open thoughts from Dan. Listen to him. - Cara St. Hilaire, Former Publisher, Focal Press

John Doe UI/UX Designer

This book was like an intensive workshop - Full of great insight!

Review of Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography