Alaska landscape photos

Alaska’s landscape is as diverse as it is immense. The dramatic light of summer and winter lend for unique and telling imagery. Mountains, rivers, and raw wilderness keep the “last frontier” a realistic description. Vast forested regions, grand mountain ranges, miles and miles of coastline, bays, fjords, tundra and taiga, and the visceral Arctic plains make for a photographer’s dreamland. As a photographer who has spent decades traveling and photographing in all regions of the state, I’m continually amazed by its spellbinding views. All of the Alaska landscape photos here are available to license as stock photography for your commercial needs or to purchase as fine art prints for your home or office.

Alaska landscape photos: Mount Blackburn 16390 ft., wrangell mountains, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Mount Blackburn 16390 ft., Wrangell Mountains, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Early snowfall in the boreal forest in the hills surrounding Fairbanks, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Early snowfall in the boreal forest in the hills surrounding Fairbanks, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Trumpeter swan swims amidst the morning fog over the calm waters of Wonder Lake at sunrise, Denali looms in the distance, Denali National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Trumpeter swan swims amidst the morning fog over the calm waters of Wonder Lake at sunrise, Denali looms in the distance, Denali National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: The morning sun rises over the Alaska Range mountains, lighting the crimson dwarf birch tundra, Denali National Park, Interior, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

The morning sun rises over the Alaska Range mountains, lighting the crimson dwarf birch tundra, Denali National Park, Interior, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Mountain pond and the Exit glacier and Harding Ice Field, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Peninsula, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Mountain pond and the Exit glacier and Harding Ice Field, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Peninsula, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Columbia glacier icebergs, Lupine wildflowers, northern Prince William Sound, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Columbia glacier icebergs, Lupine wildflowers, northern Prince William Sound, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Coastal shore along western Prince William Sound, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Coastal shore along western Prince William Sound, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Birch and aspen trees, Alaska Range, Interior, Alaska (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Birch and aspen trees, Alaska Range, Interior, Alaska (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Southside view of Denali and the Chulitna river, North America's tallest peak at approximately 20,237 ft. (6,168m), Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Southside view of Denali and the Chulitna river, North America’s tallest peak at approximately 20,237 ft. (6,168m), Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Clouds over the Coast mountains and the Mendenhall glacier, fireweed in full bloom in Brotherhood Park, Juneau, Alaska. (Patrick J Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Clouds over the Coast Mountains and the Mendenhall Glacier, fireweed in full bloom in Brotherhood Park, Juneau, Alaska. (Patrick J Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Exit glacier flows out of the Harding Ice Field, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai mountains, Kenai Peninsula, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Exit glacier flows out of the Harding Ice Field, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Mountains, Kenai Peninsula, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Morning light falls on the colorful mountain hillsides of Polychrome mountains in Denali National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Morning light falls on the colorful mountain hillsides of Polychrome mountains in Denali National Park, Alaska. (Patrick J. Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)


Alaska landscape photos: Dwarf fireweed and icebergs in Bear Glacier Lagoon, Kenai Fjords National Park, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

Dwarf fireweed and icebergs in Bear Glacier Lagoon, Kenai Fjords National Park, southcentral, Alaska. (Patrick J Endres / AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)

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