Outdoor Photography

Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of February’s selections in the slideshow below. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage,
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Photo By Elie Wolf “On a beautiful morning in June of 2019, my guide and friend Wilson pulled the safari rover up near the base of a kopje in Serengeti National Park,” recalls Elie Wolf. “Roughly 30 feet from the base of these pride rocks, stationed between and underneath the shade of two trees, was
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Congratulations to Gary Fua for winning the recent Patterns Of Winter Assignment with the image, “Snowballs,” which was taken at Yosemite National Park, California. View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Snowballs” By Gary
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In the previous articles in this series, we’ve discussed the ways to recognize great light and the best camera techniques to capture it. Now it’s time for the last step, understanding when and how an image needs to be post-processed. This is a panoramic scene created by focus stacking four images, including one image captured
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Photo By Sapna Reddy “And into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” The words of John Muir seem so true when exploring the magical cypress forests of the bayou. Spreading 26,000 acres across the states of Texas and Louisiana, the bayou offers a primeval portal into incredible photography opportunities
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Congratulations to Denis Dessoliers for winning the recent Winter Grandscapes Photography Assignment with the image, “Tunnel of Lights.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Tunnel Of Lights” By Denis Dessoliers “There are many
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Monticello is located on the northern branch of the Meduxnekeag River in Aroostook County, Maine, and is made up of about 38 square miles of rolling hills and beautiful farmland. Starting from a small pond to the west of Monticello, the Meduxnekeag River winds 35 miles through the scenic woodlands and pastures of Monticello before
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Our Nature’s Colors 2020 received over 1,500 entries showcasing beautiful landscape scenes and wildlife portraits. From bold sunset hues to soft winter pastels and moody, dramatic storms, this year’s entries were among the most impressive we’ve seen. We will be announcing the winners soon. Check out the 26 finalists in the slideshow below. “Misty Sunrise”
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Photo By Delton Young Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Skiers” by Delton Young. Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the
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Skiers Aaron Carlson and Adam Karch breaking trail in the Ten Mile Range near Frisco, Colorado. Safety is our first priority, and having partners that you trust—and who trust you—is critical to having a great day in the mountains. Sony a9 II, Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | A at 24mm. Exposure: 1/4000 sec., ƒ/5,
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Photo By Emily Kent Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Winter Hike in Narnia” by Emily Kent. Location: Vail Valley, Colorado. “A hike through the aspens in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain region on a recent winter day during a snowfall was magical,” says Kent. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of
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A cold wind blows down from the North, and every breath falls to your feet in a puff of condensation. You press your frozen fingers into a set of animal tracks, and they come away wet with snow. The tracks are fresh—the animal likely passed through here only minutes ago. You follow the tracks up
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In part 1, we covered some techniques to consider when composing your shots. Review those tips before continuing on with the final part of this two-part series.  Photography is an art form, yet as photographers, we’re at a great disadvantage.  A painter can create his own dramatic light, an impending storm, a howling wolf upon
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Photo By mjones Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Swans on a Misty Morning Pond” By mjones. Location: Savannah, Georgia. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the
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It really is true that most of an iceberg is underwater. The ship pitches and rolls among the swells that send sea spray high into the air as the metal prow slaps against the water. My eyes are fixed straight ahead, straining to see the horizon, lost in the endless span of blue-white. An albatross
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I begin this week’s tip with a definition: Composure – The state or feeling of being calm and in control of oneself. To create a good composition, it’s beneficial to remain calm and composed when the light, animal, wind, water flow, etc., all fall into place. When everything is perfect, excitement overwhelms the brain. During
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Photo By Philip Slotte Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Coastal Cave” by Philip Slotte. Location: Nynäshamn, Sweden. “This photograph was captured in my hometown of Nynäshamn in Sweden, on the small peninsula of Knappelskär,” explains Slotte. “To capture this image, I walked as far into the cave as I could and mounted my camera
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Congratulations to Max Foster for winning the Discovery Landscape Photography Assignment with the image, “The Citadel.” See more of Foster’s photography at maxfosterphotography.com. View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “The Citadel” By Max
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When photographer Paul Zizka set off to skate the length of Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park, he knew it would be a great day out no matter what he found. For one, skating is an exhilarating way to access the backcountry. It requires perfect conditions: thick enough ice and a smooth, snow-free surface. When
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When I’m helping a student set up a shot, I always ask three questions: “Have you refined your composition?” “What is your exposure strategy?” And, most importantly of all, “How could you make the best possible photograph of your subject?” This image taken near Columbine Falls, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, is an example of
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“It’s all about the light!” How often do we hear this refrain when discussing photography? But, there are many times we don’t see the light for what it is. In part one of this article series, we talked about how light is recorded and translated into a digital image. We also reviewed the concept of
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Congratulations to Gerry Groeber for winning the recent Working The Scene photography assignment with the image, “Rooted in Time.” See more of Groeber’s work at www.gerrygroeber.com. View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Rooted
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Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of January’s selections in the slideshow below. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage,
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The Fujifilm GFX100S is built around a 102-megapixel medium format sensor. Fujifilm today introduced the GFX100S mirrorless medium format camera that offers similar performance to the GFX100 which debuted in 2019, but with a smaller form factor and a considerably lower price. Like the GFX100, the Fujifilm GFX100S features a 102-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor with
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Photo By Dutch Dyer “The cold morning air in Bojanala can make you hunt those warm rays of South African sunshine just to break the chill,” explains Dutch Dyer. “Several hours into a guided photo safari in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, we had been on the hunt for some of that sunshine along with what
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Photo By Krish Chandran Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Mottled Wood Owls” by Krish Chandran. Location: Pune, India. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website
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