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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

The Joys of Working Your Scene When Photographing Landscapes
One of the most amazing and wonderful things about photography is that you can capture a subject with endless variety,[...]
Watch The Replay of My B&H Photo Event Space Webinar
Today I did an hour-long webinar for the B&H Photo Event Space, titled 5 Tips for Composing More Powerful Photographs.[...]
Shooting for the Moment – Why You Should Embrace the FUJI JPEGS
https://youtu.be/BCEUaHLuoEM In my recent YouTube lesson videos, I've been showing you how to use the creative tools inside your Fuji camera[...]
Watch My Mini Alaska Virtual Photo Workshop Video Lesson
https://youtu.be/LyKELQLNjHE As I expand the scope of my YouTube video lessons, I've come up with a new idea: Mini Virtual[...]
Doing In-Camera RAW Conversions on your FUJIFILM Camera
One time I asked Billy from The Fuji Guys what program he uses to convert his RAW files. His answer?[...]
Creating Custom Looks With Your Fujifilm Camera
https://youtu.be/vJh-7HQ0ECw I just posted my latest video tutorial, Creating Custom Looks With Your Fujifilm Camera. You can watch it on[...]
Video Lesson – How to Use Fuji’s Highlight/Shadow Tone Controls
https://youtu.be/utbZafDdfLQ I have just uploaded my latest video lesson, How to Use Fujifilm's Highlight and Shadow Tone Controls. In this[...]
My Favorite Photos From This Past Winter
With longer days and a heavy dose of sunshine and beautiful warm weather that's descended upon Anchorage lately, I'm struggling[...]
Watch My Brand New Music Video, “Dr. Fauci Say”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa_X2zjxOnw During this very weird time in our lives, I've been encouraging people to keep being creative and following whatever[...]
I have Just Released the 2020 Update to X SERIES UNLIMITED
I'm excited to announce that I have just released the long-awaited 2020 update to my X SERIES UNLIMITED eBook. Coming nearly[...]
Join Me For a Live Video Chat This Wednesday with Glazer’s Camera, April 8 at 1:00pm Pacific Time
Last week, I did a video chat with a few of my Patreon followers, and this Wednesday, April 8 at[...]
New Video Lesson – 5 Tips for Creating Stronger Images
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3PZLVD7uoc We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to[...]

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