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Alaska Tour & Travel’s Photo Contest Winner

Jim Allen's The Fisherman [1]Congratulations to Jim Allen from Dover, Florida for submitting the winning photo in Alaska Tour & Travel’s 50 Anniversary Photo Contest [2]!  Jim’s photo “The Fisherman” captured a Brown Bear successfully fishing midstream at Brooks Falls.  It is a fantastic photograph and the subject is one which draws many visitors’ to Alaska dream to experience. Jim and his wife traveled independently to Alaska  in June this year, it was their first trip to Alaska.  Photography is a hobby of Jim’s, and he has desired to come to Alaska and photograph bears for a long time.  They flew into Anchorage, then to Brooks Camp inside Katmai National Park [3] and also visited Talkeetna [4] and Denali [5] among other places before taking a 7-day Princess cruise [6] south to Vancouver.  Jim described his experience traveling to Alaska as simply “awesome.”  Jim will receive the Sydney Laurence print “Legacy of Alaska” signed by all the living governors of Alaska.  Thanks Jim for sending in “The Fisherman”, we’re glad you had a great trip to Alaska.