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Report Wildlife Locations with Repawts

Whether you’re planning a backcountry photo trip, want to mountain bike ride, being bear aware (and moose) is a no-brainer. Repawts app helps you stay safe, by reporting sightings in real time.

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Best Camera Settings for Photographing Wildlife

There are a ton of ways to photograph wildlife, however here are some settings which will help you get great images of wildlife using your mirrorless camera. We will talk about focus methods, camera button lay out and some tips to get some top notch wildlife pictures.

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Brown Bear Behaviors and What They Mean

Alaska is home to the three species of bears found in North America, including brown bears.
In this post we will cover which Brown Bear Behaviors to watch out for.

In fact, it’s one of the few places in the world where the three species of Bears found in North America live. Polar, Black and Brown.

In this guide, we’ll provide three tips to avoid Bear attacks before explaining what to do if you come across a bear during your travels.

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How to Stay Safe Around Grizzly Bears

Alaska is a land of natural beauty, blessed with spectacular landscapes and abundant wildlife, including Bears.

In fact, it’s one of the few places in the world where the three species of Bears found in North America live. Polar, Black and Brown.

In this guide, we’ll provide three tips to avoid Bear attacks before explaining what to do if you come across a bear during your travels.

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Top 5 Things To Do In Alaska in Winter

Winter is an exhilarating time of the year to visit Alaska.

That’s because every winter, heavy snowfall turns the northernmost state of America into a wonderland. Sure, temperatures can reach – 30°F but guess what? Some of the most incredible experiences in Alaska actually happen in winter!

Got you intrigued?

Fantastic, read on !

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Wildlife in Larsen Bay Alaska

A 30-minute flight from the town of Kodiak, deep in the Alaskan wilderness, lies the spectacular Larsen Bay. Due to its remote location, this tranquil oasis brims with marine and land creatures, making it the ideal spot for nature lovers.

Find out which wildlife you will find in Kodiak Island.

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Capturing Environmental Portraits

Have you ever been to a National Park? Tripod set up with your long telephoto lens attached. You’re happily snapping away capturing photos of that beautiful Grizzly bear or powerful Bison? If you have experienced this, then you would also know you most likely would be sharing this experience with around 50 other photographers. Standing shoulder to shoulder, all capturing the same image.

Learn some creative ways to stand out.

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5 Long Lens Photography Tips for Success

Long lens photography is a must when trying to successfully capture wildlife.

Ultimately capturing wildlife can be challenging enough in challenging environments and handling the equipment, so here are 5 tips to hopefully make your long lens photography more successful when capturing wildlife.

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A Traveler’s Guide To Kodiak Island

Looking for a tranquil and serene spot to spend your next holiday?
Or perhaps you’re after your next photo adventure to shoot unique wildlife and breathtaking natural landscape?

Whether you’re an intrepid traveler, an adventurer, a passionate wildlife photographer, or a mix of them all, a trip to Kodiak Island in America’s Last Frontier won’t disappoint!

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Life In Larsen Bay, Alaska

On the majestic Kodiak Island, nestled in Uyak Bay, which is the largest fjord on the island, lies the scenic Larsen Bay. There, the raw, rugged, and untarnished landscape makes travelers feel like time has stopped in this mesmerizing part of the world.

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