Congratulations to our 2022 photo contest winners. Each image tells a story or captures a slice of Alaska’s unique beauty, adventure, or way of life. This year, we’ve included photographers’ Instagram names so you can follow them online to see even more of their explorations around Alaska and beyond. We hope you enjoy these colorful images from around the Great Land. Grand Prize Winner JENNIFER SMITH @jfogle02 Look for this image on the cover of our February Issue of Alaska Magazine. Ice Bear: “Blessed with an early winter and a late salmon run, a Kodiak brown bear finds itself encased in ice. The ice around this young sow’s face makes the perfect heart shape.” Categories Alaska Life: Representing Alaskans and/or their way of life, traditions, culture, or authentic “only in Alaska” moments. CLOSE-UPS: Showing the close-up details of anything Alaskan, from nature to people to urban constructs. Scenic: Emphasizing the…
Who has the right to view a wild animal? And is sharing the location of wildlife detrimental or beneficial?
For several years, Jimmy Tohill got to witness a great horned owl family that nested in the forest near his home.
Paxson Woelber is an Alaska-based freelancer who takes photographs mainly as a hobby.
Bob Kaufman has an extensive portfolio of Alaskan landscape images and often shoots photos while he’s flying his plane or helicopter.
Michelle Theall recounts humorous stories from her time working on a small cruise ship in southeast Alaska.
Libby Libbey is a wildlife photographer with a passion for working with moose and loons. See the gear she uses in the field.
Photographer Jeff Schultz shares the story from his journey in Lake Clark National Park scouting for a place to hold Alaskan bear photo tours.
Alaskan photographer Jeff Schultz put together this guide for choosing the best Alaska photo tour according to your wants and needs.
The 2020 photo contest winners for Alaska magazine’s annual contest. Selected include grand prize, plus top three and honorable mention in each category.