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Fun, photo-centric excursions for everyone from smart phone shooters to advanced photographers [sightseers are welcome too]! Alaska Photo Treks tailors small group and private tours to your skill set and interests. Afternoon tour departures are...more
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Anchorage, AK 99501
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I did a two day private tour of the surrounding areas. Jody was our guide and she was very knowledgable and went our of her way to make sure our trip was as enjoyable as possible. We saw so many animals in...More

Thank Dealyne
Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Many thanks for allowing me to tour you two during your stay in Anchorage. It was fun showing the sites [if a bit rainy]. I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed the experience! :) Jody

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I made sure to book every night I was available for the tour. Jody sent emails updating the possibility of our seeing the lights. Finally, was able to go. She picked up several of us at Hilton Downtown then others from another hotel. Then we...More

Thank Linda71464
Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for coming on tour and taking time to leave a review! Looking forward to seeing your shared photos. :) Jody

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I had a wonderful time with Jody photographing the Aurora. I have spent a fair amount of time in Anchorage and am familiar with the surrounding areas, but I think it is very important to have a guide, especially for the first time, because so...More

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Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Heather B, many thanks for the aurora tour review! Especially, thank you for coming on tour with me. I'm so happy you got to experience the lights. :) Jody

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Jody was great! I brought a cheap Sony Sure Shot Pocket Camera and she took the time to show me how to take amazing pictures by changing the ISO settings. My camera could not focus at night due to inability to switch to manual focus,...More

Thank Bonnie S
Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for the review! I'm happy you got the evening shots and next time you're up, we'll work on night scenes. :) Jody

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

One of the highlights of my time in Anchorage. It had been a very rainy/stormy day so I was feeling rather hesitant about doing this tour in the evening, but oh how wrong I was. Jody was such a lovely guide, taking me and two...More

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Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Duncan, thank you for sharing your experience! Those wildlife encounters were so wonderful. I really do think the lynx is your spirit animal now. :) ~Jody

Reviewed September 6, 2018

We had a great small group tour with Jody, who despite the rain forged ahead and brought us to some great spots just outside of Anchorage. Despite no animals being seen (and Jody tried hard to find them), we got a chance to do long...More

Thank Virginia C
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Jody is an excellent photo tour guide. She is very knowledgeable about the history, ecology, and wildlife of Alaska and Anchorage. We are serious amateur photographers and were impressed with her knowledge about photography as well as her ability to assist less skilled photographers on...More

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Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your time on tour with me in Anchorage. Thank you for the kind review! ~Jody

Reviewed August 24, 2018

I am not an experienced photograph and have really enjoyed this tour. It brings you to some of the great spots to capture the wilderness beauties of Anchorage! Jody is an amazing photographer and storyteller! She has extra tripods, umbrella and lots of advice to...More

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Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Weather can be changeable here and rain often gives guests pause for going on tour. Thank you for braving it out and sharing the experience! ~Jody

Reviewed August 9, 2018

There wasn't much to learn about photographing Anchorage... or so we thought until Jody and Amy showed us otherwise! The PhotoTreks operation is first rate and know their subjects, cameras, the local geography/culture and the local light better than anyone we have met... this particular...More

Thank AKDut
Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Many thanks for your comprehensive review! So happy to hear the hot cocoa was enjoyed... along with all that photography stuff. :D

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We really enjoyed our small group Sunset Photo Tour with Jody Overstreet. She is a knowledgeable photographer with interest in sharing the world around her. We visited several different areas during our trip and learned interesting details about Anchorage and Alaska. She helped us learn...More

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Jody O, Owner at Alaska Photo Treks, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I'm glad you made the trek as well! It was fun having you on tour, and I'm happy you enjoyed my Alaska "enthusiasm." :D Jody

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Pattymc
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Response from Jody O | Property representative |
Hi Patty, We run a Sunset Photo Safari that usually travel about 70 miles and does visit a variety of scenic location, including wildlife habitats. :) Jody
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