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About Dan Bailey

"Hi! 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.

As a top rated blogger and author of a number of popular photography books and eBooks, my goal with this site is to provide information, insight and inspiration to other photographers in the hopes that I can help you further your own creativity, technique, confidence and knowledge about the world of outdoor photography."

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Featured Blog Posts

My Directorial Debut, “Rusch to Alaska” is Available to Watch on Amazon
The movie Rusch To Alaska: Iditarod Trail Invitational is now available to watch on Amazon. The 23 minute film, which we[...]
Introducing My New Photography On The Brain Video Lesson Series
https://youtu.be/b_z_SzwcQkk I'm excited to unveil my brand new video tutorial mentorship series, Photography On The Brain. In this ongoing series[...]
My 10 Favorite Blog Posts I Wrote in 2018
Happy new year! Now that 2018 is officially a wrap, it's been fun to look back and remember all the[...]
4th Generation X Series – My Full Review of the Fujifilm X-T3
I knew this day would come, and I'll be honest, I've been a little nervous. I knew that Fujifilm would eventually release the[...]
Why Being More Creative Leads to a Better World for Everyone
There's no question, we live in a very odd world right now. Without mentioning specific issues or people, when it[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Using The AF-C Custom Settings on the Fujifilm X-T2 and X-T3
With the development and introduction of the X-T2 last year, Fujifilm brought mirrorless cameras into the realm of performance previously ruled[...]

Recent Blog Posts

Embrace the Fun with Luminar’s New Augmented Sky Tool
The Luminar 4.2 update just came out last week, and included in the latest version are some refined AI Portrait[...]
Tips for Staying Creative and Shooting Close to Home
Remember back in January when I wrote my New Year's blog post about looking forward, making our lives what we[...]
Fujifilm Announces the X-T4 with IBIS In-Body Stabilization
Last night, Fujifilm announced the brand new X-T4, the new flagship camera in the X Series lineup. The obvious successor[...]
Get My Photography On The Brain Lesson 1-10 Bundle
Starting this month, you can now purchase the entire first 10 lessons in my Photography On The Brain Course as[...]
Listen to the Soundtrack for my Film AERIAL ADVENTURE
I've got a special treat for you today - A link where you can listen to the isolated soundtrack from[...]
You Don’t Have To Buy Every New Camera That Comes Along
It's time for another Public Service Announcement. Are you ready? Ok, here goes: Buying a new camera won't make you[...]
First Look at the Brand New Fujifilm X100V
Nine years ago, in February 2011, Fujifilm released the first generation X100. Being a brand new camera that was designed[...]
Celebrating My 30 Years as a Photographer
Thirty years ago this week, on February 2, 1990, I walked into Bromfield Camera in downtown Boston and bought my[...]
Read an Interview with Me on the B&H Photo Explora Blog
It's "Adventure Week" on the B&H site and they're featuring me as their special Friday guest with an in-depth interview[...]
Watch My Brand New Short Film, “AERIAL ADVENTURE”
https://youtu.be/T217JDkOaK4 I'm excited to release my brand new short film, "Aerial Adventure - Winter Flying in Alaska." You can watch[...]
Isolating Your Subjects with a Short Telephoto Lens
I've always been a fan of the fixed short telephoto lens, which is typically a mid-range focal length with a[...]
I’m Excited to Launch My Brand New Patreon Page
https://youtu.be/r8swX2xGt6s As an artist and teacher, I'm driven to helping you guys to become more proficient and confident photographers, because I[...]

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