Entries by Russell Graves

Wetland Photography Using a Blind | Video

Our guide Russell Graves has an expansive wetland on his new property. Join Russell and he sets up a wildlife blind and discusses photography of the birds & wildlife around the wetland. Filmed by Backcountry Journey’s Russell Graves. SUBSCRIBE for more videos! https://www.youtube.com/c/Backcountry… Learn about Backcountry Journeys photo tours and workshops! https://backcountryjourneys.com

Photographing Wood Ducks | Video

Check out this awesome video on photographing ducks by guide Russell Graves. Russell discusses how he chose his shooting location, how he blends in to get as close as possible, why it’s important to understand the ecology of your subject and more. This is an extremely informative video and we hope it helps you plan […]

Photographing Panoramas

Guide Russell Graves shares some tips on photographing panoramas. He covers his panorama technique, and composition ideas while in the field. He also demonstrates how to merge exposures to a panorama using Adobe Lightroom Classic. After watching this video, you’ll learn that creating panoramic images is actually quite simple! Filmed by Backcountry Journey’s Russell Graves. […]

Photographing the Aurora

Guide Russell Graves spent some time chasing the aurora in far north Alaska this past spring. Witnessing and photographing the Aurora Borealis is one of those life-changing experiences… it’s nature at its best. While waiting for nightfall and some action in the sky, Russell shares some location info and his approach to capturing the northern […]