From First to Last Light: Capturing Adventure at Winterlake Lodge

By |May 11th, 2017|

Scott arrived at Winterlake Lodge in southcentral Alaska in late March with three days to capture its essence — outdoor excursions, indoor relaxation, award-winning food and breathtaking scenery. In short, there was much to shoot and no time to waste. […]

Now Hiring- Position Open

By |February 7th, 2017|


Dickerson Stills & Motion and Surf Alaska are hiring an office manager to start part-time at 15 hours/week.


Salmon Seining in Sepia

By |August 9th, 2016|

Commercial fishing in Alaska is where it all started for me. My first camera was mailed general delivery through the USPS to Ketchikan, Alaska. I was there on a commercial fishing boat – Salmon Seiner to be specific – for the summer. I was seeing the most beautiful things and was overcome with a desire to share them. […]

Alaskan winter surf trip on a commercial fishing boat

By |December 31st, 2015|

Digging around in the archive here today I uncovered a fun little adventure from a few years back. I joined a group of surfing buddies on a winter surf trip aboard another friends commercial fishing boat here in Alaska. It was early April, plenty of darkness and snow still hanging around but we were all eager to get out and catch some waves. […]

The psychology of surfing in Alaska

By |April 16th, 2015|

Why do you surf in Alaska?!
In my search for some better way of answering this question I came across a San Francisco State University study that seemed applicable. Surfing in Alaska is not cheap, easy, or normal, but we love it and without a doubt, it makes us happy. […]