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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

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[...]
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[...]

Recent Blog Posts

New Video Tutorial: The 4 Ingredients for a Great Image
https://youtu.be/mwh3bgDM-Q4 My latest video tutorial is now up on YouTube. It's called The Four Ingredients for a Great Image. When[...]
Come See Me This Weekend at the Kenmore Camera Digital Photo Expo
Kenmore Camera 2019 Digital Photo Expo – Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3. 10:30AM-12PM Lynwood Convention Center, 3711 196th Street S.W. Lynnwood, WA[...]
My First Look Review of the New Fujifilm X-Pro 3
Anytime Fujifilm releases a new camera, we can look forward to many of the updated specs and features being populated[...]
I’m Presenting at the B&H Event Space in NYC Next Week
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – B&H Photo Event Space 12:00PM – 2:00PM The Adventure of Photography – Shooting Outdoor, Action and[...]
A Look at the New AI Structure Tool Inside Luminar 4
  Luminar 4 is right around the corner, and as I mentioned in my recent post, it's coming with some[...]
New Video Tutorial: The Power of Abbreviation in Photography
https://youtu.be/ewoWXAiSvUU I just posted a brand new video tutorial on my YouTube Channel. It's called The Power of Abbreviation in[...]
Comparing Last Year’s Favorite Photo With This Year’s Version
As a spastic, high energy cyclist and action photographer, I practically live for cyclocross season. I find it to be[...]
Luminar 4 is Coming This Fall with Some Exciting New Tools
Skylum software has announced the next generation of Luminar and they've given us a sneak peek at some of the[...]
My 5 Favorite Cyclocross Photos from This Past Weekend
The cyclocross season continues, with our second Anchorage race of the series taking place this past Saturday, which, of course,[...]
The Science and Creativity of Using Color in Your Photography
I've long been fascinated with the concepts of how our evolution as human beings plays a part in our artistic[...]
Photographing Cyclocross with the Fujifilm X-T3
The 2019 cyclocross season is finally here!!! I can't tell you how happy that makes me. Ever since I shot[...]
Shooting WARM/COOL B&W Tones on the Fuji X-T3 and X-T30
https://youtu.be/MzfRsogUf7w One of my favorite features on the X Series cameras is the new B&W Adjustment settings that lets you[...]

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