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Alaskan Photography
Workshops

Join us on Kodiak Island or the Interior of Alaska for photography adventure and learning in our wild AWARD WINNING ALL INCLUSIVE photography workshops.

Booking 2024 Season 10th to 15th of July

Award Winners Best Photo Workshop in Alaska
Explore the Alaskan Wilderness at any of our all inclusive, award winning photography workshop locations, hand picked lodges and camps across Kodiak & the Alaskan Interior.

See Wild Alaska

Kodiak Island is a top destination for fishing, Brown Bear viewing and wide range of marine mammals, migratory birds, and wildlife that call the Kodiak home. Our workshops really are in the Alaskan wilderness.

Which is why Kodiak is also our favorite destination to teach you how to photograph not only wildlife but also how to document your travels and tell a story. So many amazing animals to photograph in Alaska, you can be sure it has everything you need to keep you busy.

WithΒ accommodation and food included, you can relax and enjoy the environment around our lodge in Larsen Bay or at our camp (“glamping”) on banks of the Ayakulik Valley River. Maybe explore the interior backcountry close to Talkeetna at our lodge close to Denali. ORΒ Karluk Lake at a natively owned lodge.

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Choose between our 3 workshops on Kodiak Island with 1000s of acres to explore. Or explore the interior backcountry close to Denali.

Learn how to photograph Brown Bears,
*Marine Life
and much more by land, sea & air.

With Pro Photographers Jessica Haydahl
& Dan M Lee, your photo adventures start here !

All Inclusive * Hiking * Kayaking * Fly Fishing * Photography Workshop * Fly Outs * Bear Viewing *

All Inclusive * Hiking * Kayaking * Fly Fishing * Photography Workshop * Fly Outs * Bear Viewing *

Learn New Skills * Bald Eagles * Marine Wildlife Boat Trips * All Day Adventures *

Learn New Skills * Bald Eagles * Marine Wildlife Boat Trips * All Day Adventures *

*Not all workshops have Marine Life water based photography options or flyouts

Learn new skills

Come and join us in the most beautiful part of Alaska, Kodiak Island and create amazing photography
in the wilderness that awaits, choose between two types of workshops

Workshop Features At A Glance

Wilderness Workshop

Larsen Bay, Kodiak

$
6,000
/pp
  • Guided Wildlife Viewing by Float Plane, Boat and Foot
  • Photography Tuition, Mentoring or Guidance
  • All Inclusive
  • Lodge Accommodation
  • Marine Life Boat Tour
  • Hot Tub
  • Fire Pit
  • 2 Flyouts (1 x included) Wildlife Viewing
  • Free Hire of Equipment
  • Fish Freezing Facilities
  • WiFi Internet
  • Option To Pay Over Four Installments
  • Optional Add-On Talkeetna Hiking
  • Optional Add-On One to One Coaching
  • Optional Add-On Turnagain Arm Photo Trek

Fat Bear Week Workshop

Karluk Lake, Kodiak

$
7,850
/pp
  • Guided Wildlife Viewing by Boat and Foot
  • Photography Tuition, Mentoring or Guidance
  • Access Native Land
  • Fat Bear Week
  • All Inclusive
  • Cabin Style Accommodation
  • Fire Pit
  • Free Hire of Equipment
  • Glass Hull Kayaking
  • WiFi Internet
  • Option To Pay Over Four Installments
  • Optional Add-On Talkeetna Hiking
  • Optional Add-On One to One Coaching
  • Optional Add-On Turnagain Arm Photo Trek
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Adventure Workshop

Ayakulik River, Kodiak

$
5,650
/pp
  • 8hrs of Guided Wildlife Viewing per day by Jetboat, Raft, or Foot
  • Photography Tuition, Mentoring or Guidance
  • All Inclusive
  • "Glamping" Accommodation
  • No Agenda
  • Local Air Taxi Included (to and from Kodiak City)
  • Steam Bath
  • Free Hire of Camping Gear
  • Free Hire of Fishing Equipment
  • Bring Your Own Kit
  • No Wifi or Internet (Off The Grid)
  • Option To Pay Over Four Installments
  • Optional Add-On Talkeetna Hiking
  • Optional Add-On One to One Coaching
  • Optional Add-On Turnagain Arm Photo Trek

Backcountry Workshop

Talkeetna / Denali

$
3,450
/pp
  • Unlimited Hiking Across Backcountry Optional Camping Available
  • Photography Tuition, Mentoring or Guidance
  • All Inclusive
  • Rustic Cabin Accommodation
  • No Agenda
  • Local Air Taxi Included (to and from Talkeetna)
  • Shared Bathhouse
  • Free Hire of Hiking Poles and Boot Drying Facilities
  • Free Hire Lake Kayak
  • Bring Your Own Kit
  • Limited Wifi or Internet & Cell Service
  • Option To Pay Over Four Installments
  • Optional Add-On One to One Coaching
  • Optional Add-On Turnagain Arm Photo Trek
NEW

Many of the locations we visit have been featured on National Geographic such as Alaska Bear Gauntlet (Kodiak King) S1E1, Race to Survive Alaska on USA TV and many other TV shows and documentaries including Discovery Network.

Current Availability

Kodiak Island Lodge Features
(Wilderness Workshop)

Wireless Internet

Bear & Wildlife Viewing

All Inclusive Accomodation

2 Pro Photo Guides

1 Air & 1 Boat Tour Included

Workshop Profile

Hiking
Fitness Level
Bear & Wildlife Viewing
Facilities

NEXT WORKSHOP

SEE WILD ALASKA

Visit the locations as seen on National Geographic, BBC Wildlife, for an unforgettable wildlife photography workshop

Kodiak Island Camp Features
(Adventure Workshop)

Close To Wildlife

Dual Occupancy

Wild Adventure

Stunning Landscapes

Off The Grid

Workshop Profile

Hiking
Fitness Level
Bear & Wildlife Viewing
Facilities

NEXT WORKSHOP

Talkeetna Fly In Lodge Features
(Backcountry Workshop)

Epic Hiking

See Denali

All Inclusive

Varied Wildlife

Multiple Occupancy

Workshop Profile

Hiking
Fitness Level
Bear & Wildlife Viewing
Facilities

NEXT WORKSHOP

Karluk Lake Features
(Fat Bear Week Workshop)

Stunning Cabins

Everything Included

WiFi Available

Varied Wildlife

Sustainable Lodge

Workshop Profile

Hiking
Fitness Level
Bear & Wildlife Viewing
Facilities
Plan Your Next Stay

Experience The Last Frontier

Check out our photography workshop locations on Kodiak Island and other locations throughout Alaska. Plus wildlife tours from local operators.Β 

  • All
  • Adventure Camping
  • All Inclusive Lodges
  • Unguided Tours

Karluk Lake Lodge

$7,850pp3 nights per person, 2 sharing 1 Cabin

Situated nearly a hundred miles away from the closest paved road, our lodge is the ultimate destination for an authentic Alaska adventure. Join us for Fat Bear Week in one of the most remote locations on Kodiak.

Talkeetna Backcountry Fly In Lodge

$3,450pp4 nights per person, 2 sharing 1 Cabin

Explore the interior of Alaska, close to Denali photographing stunning landscapes black and brown bears, birds, caribou while hiking across tundra and rolling hills.

Ayakulik River Camp

$5,650pp3 nights per person, 2 sharing 1 WeatherPort tent

At our off the grid Ayakulik River camp, you will walk in the footsteps of GIANTS, a truly humbling and primal experience, photograph the worlds largest bears. It doesn’t get any more wild than this, wilderness guaranteed.

Larsen Bay Wilderness

$6,000pp/ 5 nights, per person, 2 sharing

Escape from the daily grind and jump into the wild of Kodiak Island at our ALL INCLUSIVE wildness lodges in Larsen Bay, Alaska. For 4 days of photography adventure and learning.

As one of our clients called them "Freedom Chicken" these birds are clearly recognized by its white head, brown body, and hooked yellow beak, the bald eagle has been the national emblem of the United States of America since 1782.
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Yet starting in the 1950s, this symbol of American patriotism began to dramatically decline in numbers due to the use of the chemical DDT. After rigorous conservation efforts by the United States government, the bald eagle successfully rejuvenated its population and can comfortably continue its role as the national bird of the US.
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#baldeagle #freedomchicken #birding #birdphotography #photoworkshop #photography #naturephotography #natrualworld #alaskaexplored #alaskalife #discoveralaska #discoverkodiak #kodiakisland #eagle

As one of our clients called them "Freedom Chicken" these birds are clearly recognized by its white head, brown body, and hooked yellow beak, the bald eagle has been the national emblem of the United States of America since 1782.
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Yet starting in the 1950s, this symbol of American patriotism began to dramatically decline in numbers due to the use of the chemical DDT. After rigorous conservation efforts by the United States government, the bald eagle successfully rejuvenated its population and can comfortably continue its role as the national bird of the US.
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#baldeagle #freedomchicken #birding #birdphotography #photoworkshop #photography #naturephotography #natrualworld #alaskaexplored #alaskalife #discoveralaska #discoverkodiak #kodiakisland #eagle
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We see lots of different types of mammals and birds as well as brown bears. The tufted puffin being one popular bird to spot. It has glossy black feathers on its body, a white face, a yellow and orange bill, and long yellow tufts of feathers behind each eye. The males tend to grow slightly larger than females. The adults may reach lengths of 38 cm (15 in.). They are the largest of all the puffin species. Tried shooting one in flight ? You better be quick !
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#birdphotography #birding #wildlifeworkshop #wildlifephotography #alaskaexplored #kodiakisland #discoverkodiak #puffins #tuftedpuffin #puffin #puffinsofinstagram #canon #nikon

We see lots of different types of mammals and birds as well as brown bears. The tufted puffin being one popular bird to spot. It has glossy black feathers on its body, a white face, a yellow and orange bill, and long yellow tufts of feathers behind each eye. The males tend to grow slightly larger than females. The adults may reach lengths of 38 cm (15 in.). They are the largest of all the puffin species. Tried shooting one in flight ? You better be quick !
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#birdphotography #birding #wildlifeworkshop #wildlifephotography #alaskaexplored #kodiakisland #discoverkodiak #puffins #tuftedpuffin #puffin #puffinsofinstagram #canon #nikon
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Our photography workshops have won an award ! We have won the Best Photography Workshops in Alaska for 2024. Consider Alaska is more than twice the size of the second-largest US state, Texas, and the next three largest states combined. Alaska is also the seventh largest subnational division in the world, and if it were an independent nation, it would be the 18th largest country in the world. So, that award is pretty BIG ! We have a few places left for 2024. What makes our Workshops so good ? Why not find out yourself.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto

Our photography workshops have won an award ! We have won the Best Photography Workshops in Alaska for 2024. Consider Alaska is more than twice the size of the second-largest US state, Texas, and the next three largest states combined. Alaska is also the seventh largest subnational division in the world, and if it were an independent nation, it would be the 18th largest country in the world. So, that award is pretty BIG ! We have a few places left for 2024. What makes our Workshops so good ? Why not find out yourself.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto
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Wanna get closer ? We wouldn't recommend it. See bears with us on Kodiak Island this season. We had a few places left on a few of our workshops.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska #discoverkodiak @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto

Wanna get closer ? We wouldn`t recommend it. See bears with us on Kodiak Island this season. We had a few places left on a few of our workshops.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska #discoverkodiak @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto
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Chasing sunsets on Kodiak Island, Alaska πŸŒ… The sky painted in hues of red, nature's canvas at its finest. Grateful for these breathtaking moments that remind us of the beauty in simplicity. The view from the cabin on Karluk Lake is stunning #KodiakSunset #AlaskaAdventures #naturemagic #kodiakisland #photography #photoworkshop #landscape #landscapephotography #wildlifephotography #discoverkodiak #kodiakbrownbear #cabin #visitalaska #alaskalife

Chasing sunsets on Kodiak Island, Alaska πŸŒ… The sky painted in hues of red, nature`s canvas at its finest. Grateful for these breathtaking moments that remind us of the beauty in simplicity. The view from the cabin on Karluk Lake is stunning #KodiakSunset #AlaskaAdventures #naturemagic #kodiakisland #photography #photoworkshop #landscape #landscapephotography #wildlifephotography #discoverkodiak #kodiakbrownbear #cabin #visitalaska #alaskalife ...

Fat Bear Week : September 2024. Join us on Kodiak Island and see the fattest bears of the year. 2 places left. DM for more info.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #discoverkodiak #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #fatbearweek #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto @discoverkodiak

Fat Bear Week : September 2024. Join us on Kodiak Island and see the fattest bears of the year. 2 places left. DM for more info.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #discoverkodiak #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #fatbearweek #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto @discoverkodiak
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"Hey Mum, there are some people over there" This cub was wanting some attention from his mum.
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Taken on Nikon Z7II
#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto

"Hey Mum, there are some people over there" This cub was wanting some attention from his mum.
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Taken on Nikon Z7II
#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto
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"can't take great images of a butt bear" disagree. This sow leading her cubs away across the sandbar to the otherside of the bay. 
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska #discoverkodiak @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto

"can`t take great images of a butt bear" disagree. This sow leading her cubs away across the sandbar to the otherside of the bay.
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#alaskaphotography #alaskaexplored #alaskabear #kodiakbrownbear #wildlifephotography #grizzlybear #bearviewing #discoveralaska #alaskabearadventures #wanderlust #justgoshoot #learnphotography #nikon #wildlifeworkshop #bearsofalaska #published #alaskaproud #brownbearsofalaska #letsexplore #kodiakbear #kodiakalaska #natrualworld #animalkingdom #wilderness #grizzlybear #nikonphotgraphy #wildlifephotography #kodiakalaska #discoverkodiak @kodiakphotoworkshop @nikonusa @cotton_carrier @realoutex @thinktankphoto
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