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Alaska Photography-themed Cruise Itineraries

Alaska Photography Cruises

Any small ship Alaska cruise will provide plenty of photographic opportunities, from majestic scenery to up-close wildlife encounters. However, there are select photography-themed sailings that are geared specifically towards photographers.

Photography tours and workshops offer hands-on learning experiences with professional photographers in incredible and iconic locations. And small ship photo cruises are the best way to explore intimate, out of the way locations with abundant wildlife, unique plant life and amazing scenic landscapes. Whether you are into landscape photography, wildlife photography, or simply nature photography, you'll receive once-in-a-lifetime opportunties onboard a small ship photography cruise.

Alaska Photo Cruises

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National GeographicBecome introduced to an Alaska that others never see, much less experience. Explore Alaska's Inside Passage, spending a full day in Glacier Bay National Park under special permit. Kayak and Zodiac among icebergs with a five-person expedition team. Visit the Raptor Rehabilitation Center and St. Michael’s Cathedral in Sitka.

While every "Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness" departure sails with a certified Photo Instructor, the select departures below are Photo Expeditions. These voyages include at least two Photo Instructors and a National Geographic Photographer. Photo Expeditions are designed by photographers for photographers. Itineraries are crafted to make the most of every photo opportunity and take advantage of the best light. Hikes and Zodiac cruises move at a photographer’s pace, and on board seminars offer tips and tricks on shooting as well as post-production. Photographers of all skills and interest levels are welcome, and everyone participating will go home a better, more confident photographer.

Photo Cruises:

  • June 13, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Michael Melford
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors TBD
  • June 20, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Michael Melford
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors TBD
  • August 29, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Flip Nicklin
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors Jonathan Kingston, Emily Mount and Michael S. Nolan
  • August 30, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Susan Seubert
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors Ralph Lee Hopkins, Jennifer Davidson and Sharon Grainger

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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii
A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic15 day Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii Alaska cruise sailing between Seattle WA and Sitka AK aboard Lindblad Expedition's intimate 62-guest twin expedition ships National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion. Explore three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska’s Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii. Sail into mist-shrouded fjords and past crashing glaciers, see brown bears stalking shores, and eagles flying. And in Haida Gwaii you’ll meet artisans and experience the resonance of their cultural heritage and artwork.

While every "Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness" departure sails with a certified Photo Instructor, the select departures below are Photo Expeditions. These voyages include at least two Photo Instructors and a National Geographic Photographer. Photo Expeditions are designed by photographers for photographers. Itineraries are crafted to make the most of every photo opportunity and take advantage of the best light. Hikes and Zodiac cruises move at a photographer’s pace, and on board seminars offer tips and tricks on shooting as well as post-production. Photographers of all skills and interest levels are welcome, and everyone participating will go home a better, more confident photographer.

Photo Cruises:

  • May 2, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Rich Reid
    Naturalist & Certified Photo Instructor Michael S. Nolan
  • May 3, 2015 - Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors Jennifer Davidson, Sharon Grainger, Emily Mount, Ian Strachan
  • September 5, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Flip Nicklin
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors Jonathan Kingston, Michael S. Nolan and Max Seigal
  • September 6, 2015 - National Geographic Photographer Susan Seubert
    Naturalists & Certified Photo Instructors Jennifer Davidson, Sharon Grainger and Susan Seubert

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