Photographing Brown Bears

Photographing Brown Bears from Art Wolfe on Vimeo.

Sometimes it can be difficult to make a subject new when you’ve been photographing it for 30 years! Art explains how he does it using the Brown Bears of Alaska as an example.

Also, here is the URL if you just want to see the slideshow:
http://vimeo.com/22968486

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Upcoming Workshop Lake Clark, Alaska

Preview of the Lake Clark, Alaska Workshop from Art Wolfe on Vimeo.

Art Wolfe and Jay Goodrich are leading a workshop to Lake Clark, Alaska this summer. Here is a slideshow of images Art has shot in the area, with Art narrating on why he loves to photograph there.




The workshop accommodations will be at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge. They are in their 24th year under the same ownership.

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THE QUIET WORLD


BLOG: The Quiet World – Images by Art Wolfe

I am very proud to be a contributor to Douglas Brinkley’s latest book The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1879-1960. This is the second book in his conservation trilogy which began with his award-winning tome about Theodore Roosevelt, The Wilderness Warrior.

For a book review: http://tinyurl.com/4vdk6lh

Brinkley will be discussing his book at the Seattle Public Library downtown on Friday, February 4 at 7pm.  http://tinyurl.com/4dp3ldp

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Give the Gift of Knowledge this Christmas-2011 Workshops are Here!

Preview for the China Workshop from Art Wolfe on Vimeo.

Art Wolfe is leading a workshop to China in spring 2011. Here is a slideshow of images he has shot in the locations the workshop will visit, with Art narrating on why he loves to photograph there.

Art Wolfe is leading a workshop to China in spring 2011. Here is a slideshow of images he has shot in the locations the workshop will visit, with Art narrating on why he loves to photograph there.

To see more slide shows narrated by Art, visit the international travel page of Art Wolfe Workshops.

India–Each trip to India is unforgettable. It is a location that endlessly provides an exotic and colorful backdrop to improving your eye and photographic skills guided by master photographer Art Wolfe. Art Wolfe shares one of his favorite wildlife experiences, tracking wild Bengal tigers. This tour is limited to eleven participants!

Dates :  January 24-February 4, 2011 Price : $8500.00

Japan–The image many of us have of Japan is congested and kinetic. But, Japan has a wild side. Beyond its crowded cities, the country delivers quiet unexpected natural beauty. Join this photographic pilgrimage to the iconic red-crested cranes in the north, the macque snow monkeys in the south, and the sacred temples of Mt. Fuli and Kyosan.

Dates :  February 9 – 21, 2011 Price : $9600.00

Bhutan ©Art Wolfe

Bhutan–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Bhutan has survived in isolation for a thousand years. Gavriel Jecan finds a photographer’s nirvana of mountainside monasteries, sacred festivals, chanting monks and local lifestyle in an environmentally and spiritually progressive nation. Travel with Gavriel to some of his favorite spots. This course is limited to ten participants!

Dates :  March 14 – 24, 2011 Price : $5120.00

Composing Effective Images 2–Their first workshop slated for January filled so quickly that they have added a second in March. Art Wolfe and Jay Goodrich will be leading a two-day intensive workshop in Seattle, which includes a cocktail reception at Art’s private residence. This workshop will highlight not only the how-to, but will also include a full-day of critiquing participants images in Lightroom 3. Visit the Art Wolfe Workshops website for all of the details.

Dates : March 4-6, 2011 Price : $350.00

China ©Art Wolfe

China–Travel with world renowned photographer Art Wolfe on this exciting and productive photo expedition into China that will yield a treasure-trove of incredible images. Visit Art’s favorite places in China from Huangshan Mountain to Yuangang villages, cormorant fisherman and the picturesque Yulong River.

Dates : Mar 25-April 7, 2011 Price : $8200.00

The Olympic Peninsula–The Art Wolfe classic we will be taking participants in and around Olympic National Park just outside of Port Angels, Washington. Midday lectures will highlight techniques that will be reinforced during field excursions geared to capture the best light.

Dates : April 21-24, 2011 Price : $1500.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Zion National Park–Join Art, Jay Goodrich, and Gavriel Jecan as they lead a small (14 person) group of photographers into the canyons and striated rock formations of this wonderful desert environment. Midday lectures will highlight techniques that will be reinforced during field excursions geared to capture the best light.

Dates : April 28-May1, 2011 Price : $1900.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Altiplano © Art Wolfe

The Altiplano of ChileJay Goodrich will be leading a small group of photographers to the high plain of the Andes. This desert environment was made known during one of Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge TV episodes. Jay will has a complete itinerary on his blog and registration is open now!

Dates : May 21-28, 2011 Price : $5500.00

Vietnam–Led by Gavriel Jecan. From the Chinese border to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam possesses an unmatched variety of tropical scenery. Travel with Gavriel Jecan on this exciting and productive photo expedition into the ancient heart of Indochina that will yield a treasure-trove of incredible images.This course is limited to ten participants!

Dates : June 3 – 13, 2011 Price : $3930.00

Monterey, California–Big Sur and the Monterey Coast are one of the most unique photographic environments along the Pacific boundary of the United States.

Dates : June 10-12, 2011 Price : TBA–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Lake Clark National Park, Alaska–Join Art and Jay Goodrich as they lead a small group of photographers to a private lodge in search of Alaskan Brown bears and sea birds. Participants will be flown in via float plane and enjoy wonderfully crafted cuisine overlooking the coast of the Cook Inlet.

Dates : Late July, 2011 Price : $4500.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Africa © Art Wolfe

Egypt–Led by Emily Wilson and John Greengo. Exploring Egypt is like visiting a living open-air museum. Each day, ancient treasures and new adventures unfold before your eyes! Our itinerary includes pyramids, tombs, and museums. From Cairo to Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel & desert oasis destinations, plus a Nile Cruise. We will show you the depths of historic cultures.

Dates : September – October, 2011 Price : $TBA

Romania–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Romania is considered to be one of the most beautiful countries in all of Europe. From ancient, medieval architecture to stunning landscapes, wildlife and a cultural history that dates back thousands of years. Join Gavriel Jecan as he takes you back to his homeland to visit the forests, towns and villages that only a native Romanian knows.

Dates : October 22 – 31, 2011 Price : $4460.00

Myanmar–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Limited tourism has resulted in Myanmar holding a wealth of less-seen geographical, historical and scenic opportunities for photographers. Experience working with a professional as he negotiates the opportunities this visually-rich location affords. This course is limited to ten participants.

Dates : November 29 – December 10, 2011 Price : $5100.00

And if that is not enough, don’t worry, we have more coming so STAY TUNED!

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NWCCC April 2010 Newsletter

Art’s book release for Alaska is featured in the latest newsletter from the Northwest Council of Camera Clubs. There is a wealth of additional information provided too.

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New Book Release – Alaska, 10th Anniversary Edition

Art’s photographic tour of Alaska has become the standard volume of its class. These 150 images take the reader from the lush Southeast to the singular Denali Mountain and across the northern tundra. The tenth anniversary edition of Alaska features gorgeous landscape-format photography, with sections including “Mountain,” “River and Lake,” “Tundra,” “Sea and Coast,” “Forest,” and “Island.” With text by Nick Jans, author of many books about Alaska, including The Grizzly Maze.

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