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January 13th, 2013

Barter Island Polar Bears 100

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 100
I love this picture of a polar bear mother with her two cubs! I took it last October while co-leading my Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska with Steve Kazlowski. It is a lot of fun helping clients photograph polar bears, especially when the bears are kind enough to pose for us right when the light …
 
January 12th, 2013

Kaktovik Sunrise Abstract 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kaktovik Sunrise Abstract 1
I got to travel with my client-friend Bryn Forbes in Alaska and Tonga this summer. Though the purpose of the trips were to photograph humpback whales, Bryn spent a lot of time shooting motion blur abstracts. We all gave him a hard time about it, but he motivated me to try shooting some myself during …
 
January 12th, 2012

Outdoor Photographer February 2012 Discover Alaska Wildlife Article

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Outdoor Photographer February 2012 Discover Alaska Wildlife Article
I was traveling all of December, so forgive me for not having posted any new blog updates for awhile. However, I am excited to share that Outdoor Photographer published my “Discover Alaska Wildlife” article in the February issue! In my article, I give lots of advice about where and how to photograph many of Alaska’s …
 
November 18th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 26

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 26
I was very happy with my first encounters with polar bears while co-leading my Polar Bear Photography Tour this fall. These amazing creatures are incredibly photogenic and life-changing to see in the wild. I’m currently updating my website with information about next year’s tours, but for anyone that is interested our scheduled dates are September 24-27, September 28-October 1, …
 
October 20th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 35

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 35, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
The young polar bears that I photographed during my recent Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska spent a lot of time playing with their siblings both on land and in the Arctic Ocean. Polar bears are considered marine mammals since they spend so much of their lives in and out of the water. They are …
 
October 11th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 08

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 08, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
This is another one of my favorite photos from my recent Polar Bear Photography Tour. I was standing next to the boat with my local Inupiat guide when this mom and cub came over to have a closer look at us. We very quickly got back in the boat, but not before I fired off …
 
October 4th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 01

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 01, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
I have just returned from co-leading my first Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska. It was an incredible success! I created some fantastic images, but more importantly, so did my clients. I can’t wait to do it again next year. I’ll be updating my website this fall with information about next year’s tours, but if …