Yukon - An unmatched nature and wildlife experience in Canada

There are few phenomena that capture the imagination like the Aurora Borealis. The Northern Lights, for the most part, appear only at high latitudes on dark nights from September to March. If you are lucky enough to be outside at these latitudes, you can witness anything from an ethereal green glow on the horizon to pulsating magenta steaks or green curling bands above your head.

For me, it is a spectacle unmatched in nature and one I never tire of seeing.

The Yukon in Canada is one such location to photograph this phenomena as it dances in the sky above some of the most beautiful landscapes I have ever seen in all my travels.

But it is just not the aurora that pulls me back to the Yukon year after year. It is also the wildlife. It is said that Moose outnumber humans two to one in the Yukon and the bison are as plentiful as construction zones at home. After traveling there, I can attest, this is true. But it’s just not the Moose and Woodland Bison… there are also Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Black Bear, Thinhorn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Timberland Wolves, Canada Lynx and Coyote that roam the landscapes waiting for you to be there with your camera to capture them in their natural setting.

This natural setting is home to some of Canada’s best photographic landscape opportunities. From Emerald Lake in the south, to Kluane National Park in the west, to Tombstone Territorial Park in the north and everything in between… the Yukon is a wonderful territory to photography at any time of year.

This is why we have chosen to create some custom trips for travelers and photographers that want to see everything the Yukon has to offer in all seasons.

In the winter season we have created a one of a kind excursion into the mountains of the Yukon. You will lead your very own dog team and be treated to stunning landscapes and the phenomena of the aurora. Whether you want to capture the land through your lens, or simply get out and enjoy nature, you will love this trip.

Every year we visit the Yukon at the end of the winter when the weather warms. See next years trip here. http://northof49photography.com/yukon-aurora-and-landscapes

A unique winter experience filled with Canadiana and aurora with Mark Muench and Andy Williams. http://muenchworkshops.com/yukon-photo-workshop

In the late summer, early fall when the land is painted in orange and red and the aurora dances in the late night skies up in the arctic circle, we offer a tour of the territory that you will love whether you’re a photographer or lover of nature.

A workshop that focuses on fall colours and the aurora http://northof49photography.com/fall-colours-in-the-yukon

Our annual Autumn Aurora Hunt http://northof49photography.com/northern-lights-and-fall-colors-workshop-in-nwt

Join Luke Austin, Ignacio Palacios and I as we travel the highways of the Yukon. From the Carcross Desert to Klaune National Park, Fish Lake, Bonneville Lakes and many breathtaking scenic locations in between. http://northof49photography.com/yukon-fall-workshop-with

If its wildlife you are after, we cannot forget about the Grizzly Bear. I have created an annual workshop with a fly in lodge to create a spectacular experience for those of you that appreciate wildlife and being outdoors in untouched nature settings.

our 2016 workshop is here http://northof49photography.com/fly-in-grizzly-bear-photo-tour

our 2017 workshop is here http://northof49photography.com/2017-grizzly-and-aurora

If you are interested in any of these trips, please don’t hesitate to ask us any questions. The spots sell fast… 

Contact us through our contact us page here.


Kevin A Pepper

Kevin is a photographer and educator based in Waterloo, Ontario. His first love is photographing nature, regardless of the season or weather condition; the Ontario landscape and its wildlife are his inspiration. But you will also see other styles of photography in his portfolio. From street photography to urban exploration of abandoned buildings and architecture, he loves to capture it all with his camera for his corporate clients and his growing personal portfolio. Kevin’s images have been featured in Canadian Nature Photographer, PHOTONews Canada, Photo Technique Magazine, The London Free Press, The Weather Network, and National Geographic Online. His diverse client list includes the City of Cambridge, Olympus, GORE Mutual, TVO, and African Lion Safari. Kevin also operates “Northof49 Photography”, a company launched in 2012 dedicated to teaching amateur photographers through International and Canadian-based workshops. In the coming year, Kevin will be leading workshops in Iceland, Mongolia, Tanzania, Venezuela, Provence, and numerous destinations across Canada. Website: www.kevinpepperphotography.com