Statendam’s Hotel Director Bert van Mackelenbergh is an avid photographer, and his photos are stunners. If you want to learn how to take photos like Bert, Holland America Line offers informative Digital Workshops powered by Windows on board. Guests can take classes such as “Understanding the basics of your digital camera,” “Edit your cruise photos,” “Turn your cruise photos and videos into a slide show,” “Getting your photos out of the camera and into the computer,” “Advanced editing of your cruise photos” and “Sharing your cruise photos via email and the Internet.”
For photographers who want to go out on tour and learn first-hand how to take professional photos, Holland America Line features the Guide’s Choice Photography Discovery tours in Haines or Skagway where a local, professional photographer will select their favorite locations and discuss issues such as exposure, use of flash and depth of field.
Here are some of Bert’s beautiful photos so you can see the potential of your images on an Alaska cruise.