Alaska Unseen

Discover Unseen Beauty in the Natural World

Bob Kaufman
Bob Kaufman
Bob Kaufman
Bob Kaufman

across Alaska

Meet Bob

In the spring of 1986, while working for a consulting firm in Boston, Bob made the fateful decision to come to Alaska and climb Mt. McKinley. It was a decision that would change the arc of his life. Four years later, he moved to Alaska and started a media company which includes Bob resides in Anchorage with his wife Yael and three children: Ari, Alana, and Adam. Read about the moment when everything changed.

Bob Kaufman Helicopter
Bob Kaufman


Apr 5, 2019

Aerial Photography Among Alaska’s High Peaks

In this post and short video, I describe the challenge of aerial photography from a helicopter in one of the world’s most demanding aviation environments: an unforgiving otherworld of rock and ice nearly three miles into the earth’s atmosphere above Alaska.

Apr 10, 2019

Wind Painting on the Susitna Duck Flats

I experiment with a new technique called timelapse stacking–and come back quite pleased with the results.

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