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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

Celebrating 25 Years as a Pro Photographer
Today officially marks my 25 year anniversary for being a self employed pro photographer. It's an incredible milestone for me,[...]
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[...]

Recent Blog Posts

Watch My DxO PureRAW 2 Webinar
https://youtu.be/QcCdsLY3yII A couple weeks ago, I did a webinar for DxO Labs showing off their new software PureRAW 2. I know[...]
Watch Parts 8 and 9 of My FUJIFILM X Series Retrospective
https://youtu.be/FVSGBgdFk3o You can now watch episodes #8 and #9 of my Fujifilm Retrospective video series, where I’m looking back at my[...]
Watch Parts 6 and 7 of my FUJIFILM X Series Retrospective
https://youtu.be/AitiDQ1VT2k You can now watch episodes #6 and #7 of my Fujifilm Retrospective video series, where I’m looking back at my[...]
Listen to Me on the Liam Photography Podcast
This week, I'm featured guest on the Liam Photography Podcast. In episode #224, I ramble on and on about we[...]
Special Thank You to My YouTube Subscribers
https://youtu.be/DAr3bA9xNsQ Last week, I reached an incredible milestone, when my YouTube channel hit 10,000 subscribers. Of course, all of this[...]
Watch Parts 4 and 5 of my Fujifilm X Series Retrospective
https://youtu.be/tuwZU3f58xY You can now watch episodes #4 and #5 of my Fujifilm Retrospective video series, where I'm looking back at[...]
My 10 Years with the X Series, Part 3 – The X-T1 Changed Everything
https://youtu.be/93UjJKzSnr4 Continuing with my 10 year Fujifilm retrospective, where I'm looking back at my decade-long journey with the X Series[...]
My 10 Years with the Fujifilm X Series, Part 2 – Diving Deeper
Last week, I began a new series on my blog and YouTube channel, where I look back at my decade-long[...]
New Photo-tips Video! Watch ASK DAN! Episode #3
https://youtu.be/zK_Pz1uF35k I have recently uploaded Episode #3 of my new video series, ASK DAN! If you haven't seen this series,[...]
Happy 88th Birthday to FUJIFILM!!!
Sunset in the Great Smoky Mountains, shot with the FUJIFILM X-T2. Yesterday was Fuijfilm's 88th birthday! 🎉📷🎂🎞🎁 On January 20th,[...]
Celebrating My 10 Years with the X Series, Part 1: It Began with the X10
Aerial photo of the Chugach Mountain peaks at sunset, winter, Alaska This month, FUJIFILM is celebrating their 10-year anniversary of[...]
Save 50% On My Exclusive Video Course
Back in 2018, I began a new video lesson series called Photography On The Brain. The idea for this exclusive course[...]

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