Tag: iditarod

In 2011 Chris traveled by snowmobile around 1200km’s across frozen Alaska to follow and photograph the Iditarod Dog Sled race. As part of that journey, he used video to document the equipment he used along the way, and how it performed in such extreme conditions. This is the HP video created as part of that adventure, which I don’t believe I have shared with you before on the blog site. If you are thinking about mobile workstations, and how today’s digital photographers can make their business… READ MORE >


This is another video from my 2011 expedition to Alaska, where I travelled around 1200kms on snowmobile to follow the Iditarod dog sled race, in conditions reaching minus 50 degrees…  A GREAT opportunity to test my gear!  Including the HP Dreamcolour laptop I use for all my image work when out in the field.  You can see the results – my fingers froze, my eyelashes froze, we had to melt our water each day as everything froze the minute we left our teepee…  Yet my gear… READ MORE >


As an international travel photographer, my work sees me in all corners of the globe visiting a host of extreme locations. This can be anywhere from the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the Arctic Ice of Alaska.   Rab’s fantastic range of outdoor clothing offers a solution for every environment. I use a variety of Rab clothing and always have the perfect technical wear to keep me warm, dry and comfortable!  This is a  huge help and allows me to focus on my creativity, not my… READ MORE >


This is a video from my trip to Alaska where I travelled around 1200 km’s by snowmobile to follow the Iditarod dog sled race in 2011 – “A race finished by fewer people than have summited Mt Everest”.  Its a great watch and a great insight into winter in this wild landscape.  Including some great footage of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).  Enjoy! All images and video content copyright Chris McLennan Photography.


In 2011 I travelled to Alaska to photograph the famous Iditarod dog sled race.  I was going to be travelling around 1200 km’s on snow machine in conditions of around minus 40 to minus 50. Sounds like fun! It was a great opportunity to put all of the equipment I use for my various travel shoots to a real test, in some of the harshest conditions they were ever likely to face! You can view here a video of the Hahnel Inspire transmitter and receiver I… READ MORE >


For those of you following my Facebook page, you will by now know I made it home from Alaska in one piece, no frostbite or hypothermia evident…  But what a blast!  Literally! I arrived in Alaska after a week on the snow in the mountains of Colorado to acclimatize.  And yet I was still instantly amazed!  Although I was incredibly lucky on this trip with fantastic weather (I don’t think it dropped below minus 40 degrees Celsius, which is saying something), this place still blows my… READ MORE >


Having just left the ski fields of Vail and a tropical minus 10, I was now back in Fairbanks, Alaska for the second time – at minus 35!  My hosts from the Alaska Travel Industry Association had pulled together an amazing itinerary and I was thrilled to be here in the icy throes of winter. My first challenge; to photograph the wonder of the Northern Lights or “Aurora Borealis”, so named after the Greek Goddess of dawn ‘Aurora’ and the Greek name for the Northern wind… READ MORE >

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