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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

Go Behind The Scenes with One of My Favorite Glacier Images
https://youtu.be/Yo6mV2Z8VbQ I started a new series today on my YouTube channel, called How I Got The Shot. In this series, I'll[...]
Fujifilm Announces the IBIS Equipped X-S10 Camera
Last week, Fujifilm announced their latest camera, the X-S10. A compact model with IBIS in-body stabilization, and the same 26.1[...]
Watch My 2-Part Basic Photo Mechanic Tutorial
https://youtu.be/U01qL8rbVS4 Last week, I told you about the new version of Photo Mechanic, which includes a full catalog and image database system. Being[...]
New- Photo Mechanic Plus Offers Full Catalog Functionality!
In what is undoubtedly the best news in all of 2020, Photo Mechanic software now has full image database functionality,[...]
The Most Important Exposure Decisions You Need to Make
https://youtu.be/TTkijRR6pR4 In my two most recent video lessons on my YouTube Channel, I’ve talked about how to ensure proper exposure[...]
Watch My Adventure Short Film – Lake George Glacier Hike
https://youtu.be/eW0tcrnIj2c In my brand new video, called Lake George Glacier Hike, I take you along with me during a summer[...]
EXPOSURE TIPS: How to Use Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and The Histogram
https://youtu.be/fX0FE6Os3dE Last week, I posted a video lesson on how to ensure proper exposure when shooting with mirrorless cameras. It's actually a surprisingly[...]
A Look at FUJIFILM’s CLASSIC Neg. Film Simulation
https://youtu.be/Ol7fNNWcBv8 One year ago this week, I posted my first video tutorial here YouTube. It was a detailed explanation of[...]
Listen to Me on the Street Shots Photography Podcast
You can listen to me on Episode 124 of the Street Shots Photography Podcast. During this hour-plus episode, I discuss[...]
Luminar 4.3 Adds New Camera Support and a Search Tool
Skylum has released the version 4.3 update to Luminar 4, and with it comes a bread new Search Tool. In addition,[...]
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.[...]

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