Nathaniel Wilder


Born, raised, and now based in Anchorage, Alaska, Nathaniel Wilder specializes in outdoor adventure, lifestyle, and editorial photography.

Nathaniel’s work has been featured in Newsweek, The Christian Science Monitor, Sports Illustrated, and Alaska Magazine as well as Chaco Footwear ad campaigns.

Nathaniel has produced work around the globe including documentary imagery for The Mountain Education Project, a startup non-profit in rural Nepal and features from Asia and Alaska for The Christian Science Monitor. Reuters hired Nathaniel to document Sarah Palin’s final moments as a vice-presidential candidate on election day in Alaska as well as her last day in office as Governor.

Nathaniel strives to communicate authenticity in his images—whether for journalistic or commercial use.

This is a gallery of photos I took during long walking breaks from an editing project I worked on this fall. I was especially interested in taking photos on these walks because we had such clear, crisp weather for much of autumn with very few dustings of snow. See the gallery.

COLD. I’ve never loved it more. I recently skied into Tolovana Hot Springs in the interior of Alaska with a couple friends. What kind of cold are we talking about here? Click for more.