Alaska Autumn Photography Workshop and Instructional Photo Tour

Alaska Autumn Photo Workshop
Great Color, Wildlife and Aurora
September 1-7

The perfect time to capture the splendor of Alaska.

Denali Hills Autumn

Autumn Color Photography in Alaska

The beginning of the fall color season in the Alaska range. The best untapped Fall color photoshoot today. Tired of the yellows of aspen in the Rockies and photos that look like everyone else's? Join Jess in Alaska for autumn photography.

 Autumn Aurora Reflections

The beginning of the Aurora season with moderate temperatures and great reflections.
Day 1, we will depart Anchorage on the morning of September 1st to start our journey north with photo stops at several scenic vistas along the way to Talkeetna where we will break for lunch and photograph the historic area. After our visit, we will photograph our way onward toward Denali with several scenic photography stops and a side road exploration to our base in the Alaska Range where we will spend the night.

Day 2 and 3 will have us photographing the miles of glowing red, orange, yellow and green tundra with the stunning Alaska Range as a snow capped backdrop.

Denali National Park's landscape turning beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow.

Autumn in Denali

Day 4 will be an opportunity to visit Denali National Park and catch the famous Denali shuttle bus and explore and photograph the interior of this famous landmark. Commercial tours and Workshops are not allowed to enter the park beyond the visitor center but we will be happy to help you to set up your bus trip and give you advice on the trip before you enter the park. At the end of the day, we will continue our search for great Alaska Autumn colors and Aurora photos.

Day 5 and 6 will be spent photographing Autumn Color in various scenic locations during the day and searching for Aurora during the short September nights.

Autumn colors shown engulfing the Denali tundra

Fall Landscape Photography of Alaska. Alaska Autumn Tundra Landscapes. The time is right.

Day 7 will have us backtracking our journey on our way to Anchorage, stopping for any great photo scenes along the way.

Exact times and locations may change depending on the weather and autumn color progress during our time in Alaska but will be optimized to give you the best photos availabe in this great scenic land.

Lodging, Transportation instruction and a great trip.$3995 double sharing. $4495 single.. A $1000. nonrefundable Deposit holds your place. Transportation to and from Anchorage and meals not included.

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Terms and Conditions

GROUP MINIMUM: Occasionally I am able to run a trip below our group minimum which is generally 3. In such instances, it may be necessary to apply a small group supplement. You would be contacted regarding such a situation but you would not be obligated to accept the new terms.RESERVATIONS: Your deposit is required to secure your place on any trip, with the balance due120 days prior to the departure date..Details of hotels, flight arrival recommendations and other trip tips will be mailed when the tour is full.MEALS: Some meals and refreshments are included depending on the trip details, but not alcoholic beverages.ADMISSIONS: Access to public buildings and national parks etc. is not included in the land price.CANCELLATIONS: All cancellations must be confirmed in writing, and due to costs incurred by Jess Lee Photos in arranging a tour, deposits are non refundable. Payment in full is required 120 days prior to departure. Cancellations after 120 days will receive a full refund( except deposit) if your spot can be filled from a waiting list or if you can fill your spot.JessLeePhotos LLC strongly suggests that tour participants invest in trip cancellation insurance..CANCELED EXPEDITIONS: In the event of insufficient tour sign-ups, JessLeePhotos reserves the right to cancel any given trip. In that event 100% of the money received will be returned. However, JessLeePhotos is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.LUGGAGE: JessLeePhotos request that tour participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag, and a tripod. We ask that group members bear in mind space and comfort in our vehicles. All personal luggage is the responsibility of the owner so please keep the weight to a limit you can handle and other restrictions can be met.SMOKERS: Smoking is not permitted at meals or on vans. It can be permitted at photo stops where local ordinances permit, photography and photographers are not affected.RESPONSIBILITY: JessLeePhotos LLC and its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to travel arrangements, and as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause. JessLeePhotos reserves the right to substitute hotels, and other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.JessLeePhotos reserves the right to pass on to tour members any additional and unplanned expenditures incurred during the tour, via events beyond JessLeePhotos' control. The right is reserved to accept or decline any person as a member of any tour. Payment of tour fees by trip participants constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein including but not limited to injury, death, or other liability incurred during a trip.

In consideration of the services of Jess Lee Photography, their officers, agents, employees, and stockholders, and all other persons or entities associated with those businesses (hereinafter collectively referred to as "JLP"), I agree as follows: Although JLP has taken reasonable steps to provide me with appropriate equipment and skilled guides so I can enjoy an activity for which I may not be skilled, JLP has informed me this activity is not without risk. Certain risks are inherent in each activity and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the activity. These inherent risks are some of the same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity and can be the cause of loss or damage to my equipment, or accidental injury, illness, or in extreme cases, permanent trauma or death. JLP does not want to frighten me or reduce my enthusiasm for this activity but believes it is important for me to know in advance what to expect and to be informed of the inherent risks. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks.

I am aware that Photography Workshops entail risks of injury or death to any participant. I understand the description of these inherent risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated inherent risks may result in injury or death. I agree to assume and accept full responsibility for the risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary; no one is forcing me to participate, and I elect to participate in spite of and with full knowledge of the inherent risks.

I acknowledge that engaging in this activity may require a degree of skill and knowledge different than other activities and that I have responsibilities as a participant. I acknowledge that the staff of JLP has been available to more fully explain to me the nature and physical demands of this activity and the inherent risks, hazards, and dangers associated with this activity.

I certify that I am fully capable of participating in this activity. Therefore, I assume and accept full responsibility for myself, including all minor children in my care, custody, and control, for bodily injury, death, or loss of personal property and expenses as a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified herein and those inherent risks and dangers not specifically identified, and, as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity.

I have carefully read, clearly understand and accept the terms and conditions stated herein and acknowledge that this agreement shall be effective and binding upon myself, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate and for all members of my family, including minor children


Alaskan range adjacent to Denali National Park changing colors with the onset of autumn
Denali Dance
A double rainbow stretching across the Alaskan tundra.
Vibrant yellow birch trees stand out against the grey mountainside.
Trees turning autumn colors in the Alaskan wilderness.
Bull moose standing in the lush autumn tundra in Alaska's wilderness.
Train cars cross over the river flowing through a beautiful forest in Alaska.
Autumn colors creeping in over Denali National Park's landscape.
Denali National Park's landscape turning beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow.