Photography by Mike James

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I've lived in Anchorage, Alaska, since 1995, and love it here! There's a never-ending supply of fantastic terrain, wildlife, seascapes, cityscapes, aviation-related events, interesting people, glaciers, and of course, the aurora. Obviously, my primary interest is aviation, but if you have a subject or event you would like to have professionally photographed, I welcome the opportunity, so feel free to email me.

For those of you who are interested...
All the photos shown here were created in the camera, with only basic (color,contrast, etc.) editing. I will never show any "fake" or composited photos here without mentioning that.

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Abstract - (Click any image to see the large version.)





 

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Aircraft - (Click any image to see the large version.)









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Animals - (Click any image to see the large version.)





 

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Cityscapes - (Click any image to see the large version.)




 
 

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Manmade vs Nature - (Click any image to see the large version.)




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Nature - (Click any image to see the large version.)





 
 
 

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Night - (Click any image to see the large version.)





 
 
 

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Panoramas - (Click any image to see the large version.)


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Small Things - (Click any image to see the large version.)






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35mm Film, from the old days - (Click any image to see the large version.)




 
 
 

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Timelapse and Slideshows

I've lived in Anchorage, Alaska, since 1995, and am in love with the place. Great people, unbelievable terrain and wildlife, clean air and water, and plenty of things to explore. This is a chronological slideshow of photos I shot between November, 2015 and February, 2017. Accompanied by some beautiful music from my friend, Melissa Fischer.

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Panoramic movie from an awesome trip to Knik Glacier, Alaska. (02/24/18)

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A little time-lapse photography...

This was shot on a Moonlit night (01-23-16) beginning at about 3am. Shots were taken every 3 seconds for 30 minutes, then played back here at 24 frames per second. Shooting in RAW let me bring up the exposure for this scene, which was actually very dark, lit only by Moonlight.

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This is a time-lapse movie of a little local weather here in Anchorage, on 04/24/18. (1 shot every 2 seconds for about 10 minutes, played back at 24 frames per second)

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This is a time-lapse movie of a beautiful sunset here in Anchorage, on 09/16/16. (1 shot every 3 seconds for 30 minutes, played back at 24 frames per second)

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This is a time-lapse movie of sunrise here in Anchorage, on 10/07/16, from two different locations

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