Alaska Assignment Photography


From the Arctic coast to the temperate rainforests of the southeast panhandle, I know Alaska’s regional diversity and understand the logistical challenges of travel and photography in this big state. I’m easy to work with, responsive, organized and have a long list of happy clients–and plan to keep it that way. I shoot with professional digital cameras and lenses, backed by a digital studio tuned for speed and efficiency.

On Location

I prefer location photography to studio work and whether it is a corporate, commercial, or editorial project, I work quickly to maximize time and optimize logistical challenges. Technical excellence is a given, and styling is appropriate to client desires.

After the Shoot

The ever-evolving world of digital photography requires a contemporary outlook that provides skill not only behind the camera, but behind the keyboard as well. I work with fast computers, color calibrated monitors, and file backup protocol. All images are closely scrutinized and digitally corrected for color and tonality. A typical workflow following a shoot includes:

  • Light edit, web gallery for review, client makes image selections.
  • Selections prepped for client, posted for download.
  • Files archived and backed up on my servers for safe keeping.


  • AARP
  • Air Liquide America
  • Alaska Magazine
  • Audubon
  • Cessna Magazine
  • Der Spiegel
  • Doyon
  • Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
  • Guggenheim
  • Holland America Line
  • National Geographic Kids
  • Owens-Corning
  • Princess
  • TIAA-Creff
  • University of Alaska

Patrick Endres


After a multi-decade photography career, Patrick is one of Alaska’s most published nature photographers. He is recognized for his extensive imagery of Alaska’s natural world, and his landscape work is defined by a strong blend of technical and creative excellence. Read more »
2923 Moose Mountain Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709

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Client Comments

  • “Patrick has a great eye and is a true professional. He made my job so easy and got the shots that my designers and I could only dream of. We had a very short window in which to shoot interior and exterior shots of a remote property. He quickly understood what we were looking for, but was also great at providing ideas for shots we hadn’t defined. Patrick shot both inside and outside, with natural and artificial light, dodging guests and service people when necessary, and stayed late into the evening to get a shot that was on our wish list.”

    Ann Kennedy
    Senior Manager, Marketing Services Holland America Line
  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Patrick on several projects over the years. He is an insightful, creative and a truly passionate photographer. The moment he reaches the assigned photo shoot location, he is in the zone, ready to create the images you are seeking. Patrick often shares suggestions of alternative or additional ideas to enhance your final selection of images. Working with Patrick is a partnership and I look forward to booking the next adventure.”

    Erika Swanson
    Shareholder & Community Outreach: Doyon Utilities

Publication Credits

  • AARP
  • Abercrombie and Kent
  • Alaska Geographic
  • Alascom
  • American Wilderness Coalition
  • Apple
  • Bank of the West
  • BBC
  • Bing
  • Cabelas
  • Geographic Expeditions
  • Holland America Line
  • Moosehead Breweries Limited
  • National Academy of Science
  • Natural Resource Defense Council
  • Natural Habitat Adventures
  • Orvis
  • Patagonia
  • Pew Environmental Group
  • Princess Tours
  • REI Stores
  • Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • TIAA-Creff
  • Chicago Tribune
  • LA Times
  • The New York Times
  • The Washington Post
  • USA Today
  • AAA Journeys
  • AARP The Magazine
  • Alaska Airlines Magazine
  • Alaska Business Monthly
  • Alaska
  • Backpacker
  • Birder’s World
  • Birding
  • Business Week
  • Country
  • Defenders
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • GEO Saison
  • Highlights for Children
  • Men’s Journal
  • Mushing Magazine
  • National Geographic Explorer
  • National Geographic Adventure
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • National Geographic Kids Magazine
  • National Parks
  • National Wildlife
  • Natural History
  • Newsweek
  • On Wisconsin Magazine
  • Outside
  • Preservation Magazine
  • Sporting Classics Magazine
  • Time
  • Trustee Magazine
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • Weekly Reader
  • Woman’s World
  • Alaska Magazine Calendar
  • Alaska Weather Calendar
  • ATT Alascom
  • Audubon Calendars
  • Aurora Borealis Calendar
  • Greenpeace Calendars
  • Northern Light (Greatland Graphics)
  • Northern Lights Calendar
  • Ruralite
  • Sierra Club Calendars

Single title:

  • The Making of Ice Art: Wide Angle Productions
  • Moose, Northern Trek Series: Creative Publishing
  • Alaska: Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Alaska Grizzly Bears: Sasquatch

Featured photographer:

  • On Arctic Ground: Tracking Time in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve
  • Alaska Geographic
    • Katmai National Park
    • Denali National Park

Publication Samples