Mark Kelley

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Award-winning Alaskan photographer Mark Kelley has built his entire career around the place he calls home-Alaska. Mark has been photographing the places and faces of his state for the past forty years. A true Alaskan ambassador, Mark knows when to be where for Alaska to reveal itself in the next photograph. Mark’s images have been reproduced as art prints and in books and calendars, collected by locals and visitors as important reminders of this great place of awe and wonder.
Mark has worked on assignment for UNESCO and Jaeger-LeCoultre, National Geographic Adventure Magazine, Outside, Alaska Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post, Boy’s Life and USA Today. His images have appeared in National Wildlife, Sunset, National Geographic Adv
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Mark Kelley I live on the edge of unbelievable wilderness, I love my family and I love kids, so my next book just had to be a kid’s book. Having published…moreI live on the edge of unbelievable wilderness, I love my family and I love kids, so my next book just had to be a kid’s book. Having published multiple Alaska photo books for adults, I always thought it would be great to make a photo book for kid's. Certainly children deserve the best of the best, and that means beautiful photography, exquisite verse, and top-notch design. "Once Upon Alaska” includes some of my favorite images taken throughout the years and I hope that my images will be as successful with a children's audience as my prior books have been with grown-ups(less)
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ALASKA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

January 2019


One of the most stunning views in all of Alaska is the sunrise over Denali, the Alaska Range, and Wonder Lake in Denali National Park. Spending a sunny morning walking around the northern end of the lake is the closest thing to heaven I know. I am happy the Alaska Conservation Foundation was able to use this image in their latest fundraising efforts.  Conservation of Alaska’s natu...

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I am so proud and honored to announce that National Wildlife® Magazine selected this image of my wife cross-country skiing through th... Read more of this blog post »
Once Upon Alaska, A Kid's Photo Book by Mark Kelley
"This was a Goodreads book that I received. I was delighted with the photography. From scenery photos to those of people or animals--all were very well done. The little poems to go with each page will certainly be fun to read to my grandchildren. I..." Read more of this review »
Once Upon Alaska, A Kid's Photo Book by Mark Kelley
"I received a copy of this book through First Reads.

The photograph on the cover and the pictures throughout the book are beautiful! We enjoyed reading the Alaska Fun & Factoids section in the back of the book. This book is great for both kids a..." Read more of this review »
" 770 folks signed up for the giveaway of Once Upon Alaska! Today we will be mailing the 20 winners a copy of this beautiful photo book for kids. Congra ...more "
" A winner! The image "Silver Flame", featured as the eighth spread in Once Upon Alaska, was selected as a Photography Annual 55 Winner by Communication ...more "
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7864 Alaska Book Group — 83 members — last activity Jan 01, 2015 05:07PM
A book group for all Alaskans. Because there wasn't one, when obviously there should be. Books are good to have during the long, cold, dark winters.



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