Photographing Alaska

Jon Cornforth took to the water to capture the wonders of the great northwest.

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Humpback whale captured with handheld Canon EOS 5D and 70– 200mm f/2.8L Canon EF IS lens with 1.4X Canon EF teleconverter; 1/1600 sec at f/4, ISO 100.Jon Cornforth
Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Humpback whale captured with handheld Canon EOS 5D and 70– 200mm f/2.8L Canon EF IS lens with 1.4X Canon EF teleconverter; 1/1600 sec at f/4, ISO 100.Jon Cornforth
Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Canon EOS 50D and 500mm f/4L Canon EF IS on tripod; 1/800 sec at f/4, ISO 400.Jon Cornforth
Harbor Seal

Harbor Seal

5D and 500mm lens with 1.4X teleconverter; 1/640 sec at f/5.6, ISO 100.Jon Cornforth
Tufted Puffin

Tufted Puffin

Canon 50D and 500mm lens; 1/800 sec at f/4, ISO 400.Jon Cornforth
Margerie Glacier

Margerie Glacier

His photograph of Margerie Glacier was taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 17–40mm f/4L Canon EF lens; 1/30 sec at f/16 (+1.3 EV to keep the glacier bright), ISO 200. A 2-stop split ND filter balanced the exposure of sky and water.Jon Cornforth
Leland Island beach

Leland Island beach

Leland Island beach taken with Pentax 67II and 55mm f/4 lens on tripod; 1/2 sec at f/22 on Velvia 50; Singh-Ray 2-stop split ND filter.Jon Cornforth
22-ft Serenity

22-ft Serenity

The 22-ft serenity.Jon Cornforth
Johns Hopkins Inlet

Johns Hopkins Inlet

Johns Hopkins Inlet taken with Pentax 67II and 55mm f/4 Pentax lens (about 28mm equiv.) on tripod; 10 sec at f/22 on Fujichrome Velvia 50 through a split ND filter.Jon Cornforth
Sea Otter

Sea Otter

Handheld Canon EOS 5D and 400mm f/4 Canon EF DO IS lens; 1/400 sec at f/4, ISO 200.Jon Cornforth
Lupins

Lupins

Lupins along Letuya Bay shot with Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 17–40mm f/4L Canon EF lens on tripod; 0.8 sec at f/22, ISO 320.Jon Cornforth
Khadashan Rainforest

Khadashan Rainforest

Author Jon Cornforth shot Khadashan Rainforest with a tripodmounted Pentax 67II and 55mm f/4 Pentax lens; 6 sec at f/22 on Fujichrome Velvia 50 through Singh-Ray LB warming polarizer.Jon Cornforth