Outdoor Photography

Photo By Elie Wolf Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Upon Pride Rock” by Elie Wolf. Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. “There’s really no way for me to adequately articulate the feeling that swelled up in me when I saw lions atop these rocky outcrops, known as ‘kopjes’ (pronounced in East Africa as COPE-EE),” explains
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Photo By Heather Nicole Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Ancient Journey” by Heather Nicole. “A beautiful Indian woman dressed in a traditional saree descends down an ancient stepwell,” describes Nicole. Exposure: 1/320 sec., f/5, ISO 100. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that
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Outdoor Photographer features 10 Fall Color Hotspots—ideal locations around the country to capture the beauty of autumn foliage. Some of these destinations are places you might not expect. Wherever you live, there’s likely an opportunity to photograph spectacular fall color within a few hours drive. Also in this issue is a unique take on color
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Congratulations to Michael Morse for winning the recent Rule Of Thirds Assignment with the image, “Here’s Looking At Ewes.” See more of Michael Morse’s photography at 1-michael-morse.pixels.com. View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the image gallery below. Check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Here’s Looking At
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Words of wisdom come from places you least expect to hear them. Not in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be enlightened by a total stranger seated next to me at the airport. His words were something to the effect of, “My initial flight was canceled, my aisle seat was changed to a middle
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Photo By Theresa Ditson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Explosion of Color” by Theresa Ditson. Location: Arizona. “Earlier this spring, when wildflowers appeared in stunning displays across the southern portion of the state, I made a mental note that Sedona might be in turn soon as well,” explains Ditson. “These are some photos I
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Photo By Les Zeppelin Baran Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Jewel of the Desert” by Les Zeppelin Baran. Location: Coyote Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California. “I’ve visited this desert regularly over the past decade, and I’m always fascinated by it,” says Baran. “Wildflowers are blooming very early this year. This year brought snow
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Photo By Michael Dyer Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Giraffe-Attude” by Michael Dyer. Location: Pilanesberg National Park and Game Reserve, South Africa. “I had a small creative dispute with the young male giraffe I caught a shot of in South Africa,” says Dyer. “I thought a profile shot looked best, he thought a front-facing
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Photo By Craig Bill Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Enlightenment” by Craig Bill. Location: Zion National Park, Utah. “Zion National Park is one of the great, epic parks of America,” says Bill. “Often understated, Zion is an encapsulated hidden island among the ocean of Utah desert. On a top list of park areas is
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Photo By Patricia Thomas Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Feeling Small” by Patricia Thomas. Location: California. “Hiking in the California redwoods can leave you feeling small,” says Thomas. “Foggy mornings are always a fun time as atmosphere fill the scenes.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments
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Photo By Michael Swindle Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Storm Watching” by Michael Swindle. Location: Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim, Arizona. “People gather at the lookout as lightning strikes close by in the Grand Canyon,” describes Swindle. See more of Michael Swindle’s photography at www.mikeswindlephotography.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP
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Photo By Harry Lichtman Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Catching the Wave” by Harry Lichtman. Location: Rye Beach, New Hampshire. “Surfers are one of the few ways of judging the size of ocean surf, and they have been used for years for illustrating big storms,” says Lichtman. “New Hampshire isn’t known for its large
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Photo By Nick Paoni Today’s Photo Of The Day is “A Surfer Sunset” by Nick Paoni. Location: Cardiff State Beach, California. “One of the last of the surfers was leaving the water when he suddenly turned to admire the amazing sunset,” says Paoni. “I was glad to share this moment with him.” Photo of the
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Several years ago, I took a road trip from Oregon to Nebraska and I challenged myself to capture it photographically using one camera, the Sony a7R II, and one lens, the Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 (mounted using a Sigma adapter). As a landscape photographer, I admit that I initially did not relish the idea of
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Photo By RimaS Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Shades of Sea Stacks” by RimaS. Location: Olympic National Park, Washington. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have
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Photo By Valerie Millett Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Feeling Small” by Valerie Millett. Location: Watson Lake, Prescott, Arizona. See more of Valerie Millett’s photography at valmillett.blogspot.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get
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Photo By Dustin Penman Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Grand Sunset” by Dustin Penman. Location: Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington. See more of Dustin Penman’s photography at wallcandyimages.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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Photo By Zeralda La Grange Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Dead Horse Point” by Zeralda La Grange. Location: Utah. “I have recently begun infrared photography,” says La Grange. “I love the creativity it allows. It lets me see the world in new ways.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and
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Photo By Steve Dorris Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Tunnel View Before Sunrise” by Steve Dorris. Yosemite Valley, California. “My motivation is the moments,” says Dorris. “Those times when I am able to witness a scene that has taken on a completely different mood, as in blue hour, and then share that moment with
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