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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 Today is launch day, and I'm excited to unveil my brand new video tutorial mentorship series, Photography On The[...]
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

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[...]
Early January is The Most Magical Time of the Year in Alaska
Some people think the big payoff for living in Alaska is the 24-hour daylight we get in the summertime. They[...]
Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2020!
Happy New Year, everyone!! It's always exciting to stand on the precipice of a new year, and this one has[...]
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas, Everyone!
I'd like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! I hope its filled with lots[...]
What is Your Photography Happy Place?
What is your "Photography Happy Place?" Do you have a location you like to visit often, that always seems to[...]
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[...]
New Video Tutorial – 10 Essential Autofocus Tips
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSIjQPJGiaQ&t=5s My latest video tutorial just went up on YouTube, it's called 10 Essential Autofocus Tips for Shooting Sports and[...]
Watch the Replay for My Recent Luminar 4 Webinar
https://youtu.be/XaPkTO0HDbM   (NOTE: This event is already over, but you can watch the entire replay above, or at Skylum's YouTube Channel.[...]
A Trio of Luminar 4 Tutorials – How I Use The Program
After much anticipation, Luminar 4 has finally been released. In addition to getting an update to the user interface, Skylum has[...]
It’s No Coincidence that Fall & Fuji Begin With The Same Letter
Ah... Autumn, or as we usually just call it, Fall. That splendid time of year, when the entire hemisphere changes[...]

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