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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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In my Photography On The Brain course, you'll develop your own creative brain and explore a wide range of topics that challenge you to think about image making in a whole new way.

Drawing on my 25+ years of experience, these short, concise lessonsabout 10 minutes each, are designed to inspire, get you thinking more deeply about aspects like creativity, approach, method, technique, composition and vision, and motivate you to try and apply these concepts to your own image making.

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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

My Cinematographer Credit in Rebecca Rusch’s 2021 Iditarod Film
Last year, in those waning days before the Covid-19 pandemic fell hard upon the world, I spent a week documenting[...]
Why I Love This Lens – The Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8
https://youtu.be/HXtde-Jtzns I've always loved wide angle lenses. As far as I'm concerned, the wider the better. I also love using fixed lenses, because[...]
Brand New Alaska Mountain Aerials
Saturday was a bluebird day. The perfect kind day for flying, so at about 1:30pm, I went over to the[...]
New Products From Fujifilm!
Today Fujifilm introduced a number of new products. Included in this big announcement are two new cameras, the GFX 100S[...]
A Look at 7 Artisans Lenses for Fuji
Throughout my journey with Fujifilm, I've mostly stuck with the dedicated X Series lenses. After all, Fuji makes incredible glass,[...]
Save 50% On My Photography On the Brain 20-Lesson Bundle
Almost two years ago, I launched my Photography On The Brain video course, with the idea of inspiring my followers to think more deeply[...]
The Adventure Junkies Top 25 Outdoor Photo Blogs of 2021
I’m excited to report that I’ve started the year with another Top Bloggers Award! For the third time in four[...]
Announcing My Debut Album and New Music Blog!
So, this is kind of a different type of blog post than you usually see here. However, this is a[...]
Photography PSA: Important Tip for All Shooters
https://youtu.be/ih4e9J-uwls Today’s photography tip is a Photography Public Service Announcement to make sure you’re starting your year off on the[...]
A Look Back at the Good Parts of 2020
Well, here we are... a couple days away from the end of what has undoubtedly been the worst, most topsy[...]
Watch The Replay of My FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO Webinar
Last week, I did a webinar with B&H Photo that covered how to use FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO program. During[...]
Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a Cozy Christmas!
https://youtu.be/zf8xUpiH2PM We can all use a little coziness at the end of this topsy-turvy year of 2020, don't you think? With that[...]

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