Veteran photographer Michael Melford travels to one of the most pristine places in Alaska where residents must choose between two incompatible futures.
National Geographic photographer Michael Melford has produced 12 feature stories for National Geographic magazine and more than 30 for
National Geographic Traveler, including eight covers. Some of
Michael’s recent assignments have focused on Russia, Israel, and North
America’s national parks.
He has produced photography for eight books
for National Geographic, including three on Alaska. While photographing Treasures of Alaska,
he spent four months traveling to every corner of the state. When not
shooting for the Geographic, Michael enjoys giving seminars and
workshops on photography and sharing both his love of nature and his
extensive knowledge of his craft.