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About Ashley
Ashley is the Assistant Editor for Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo, and HDVideoPro Magazines. Follower her on Twitter: @ashmt

July 29th, 2014

Abstract Assignment Winner Dean Cobin

Congrats to Dean Cobin for winning the Abstract Assignment! “Harriman State Park is one of the premier locations for landscape photography in New York State and simply spectacular in the fall with its abundance of sugar maple and oak trees in vibrant shades of red, orange and gold. The lakes are also filled with water … 
July 24th, 2014

Ricoh Imaging releases PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition

PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition
Ricoh Imaging has just announced the limited edition PENTAX K-3 Prestige. In the press release below, you can find the specs for the PENTAX K-3 itself, including the 27-point AF system and high speed continuous shooting. But what sets the Prestige Edition apart is the gunmetal gray body with BG-5 battery grip. The package also … 
July 23rd, 2014

Hoya EVO Antistatic Filter Series

Hoya EVO Antistatic Filter Series
Landscape, wildlife and adventure photographers who are constantly battling dusty, sandy and drizzly weather conditions will be excited to hear about Kenko Tokina USA’s new Hoya EVO Antistatic Filter Series. Available in protectors, UVs and circular polarizers, the filters have an antistatic coating that repels dust meaning clear photos with fewer interuptions for lens cleaning. … 
July 21st, 2014

Wide Angle Assignment Winner Harry Lichtman

'Wagon Hill Re-Visited' by Harry Lichtman
Congrats to Harry Lichtman for winning the Wide Angle Assignment with his photo from the Wagon Hill Farm Conservation Area in Durham, NH! “I had made several trips to this Wagon Hill Farm Conservation Area in Durham, NH, this past spring as various wild flowers came into bloom.  The variety of flowers and ability to … 
July 15th, 2014

Wildflower Assignment Winner Lindsay Daniels

'Albion Basin Wildflowers' by Lindsay Daniels
Congrats to Lindsay Daniels for winning the Wildflower Assignment! “Every July, wildflowers carpet Albion Basin at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, near Salt Lake City, Utah. I had explored the area and found that this spot had the most wild flower coverage and the best view of Devil’s Castle in the background. But at … 
July 2nd, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Mike Boer

'Tranquility' by Mike Boer
Today’s Photo of the Day was taken at Letchworth State Park by Mike Boer and submitted to the Outdoor Photographer Your Favorite Places Gallery. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the … 
July 1st, 2014

Sigma’s dp2 Quattro “Try Before You Buy” Loaner Program

Sigma dp2 Quattro
A camera is an important purchase. Not only is it a significant financial investment, it’s also a primary tool for creating your images. You need to be confident in it’s functionality and comfortable with it’s feel in your hand. Because of this, it can sometimes feel daunting to make a camera decisions without taking it for a … 
July 1st, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Long Nguyen

'Spirit Falls' by Long Nguyen
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment by Long Nguyen. “Spirit Falls is on the Little White Salmon River in the Columbia River Gorge on the Washington side. The hike down to the falls is a scramble down a steep moss covered talus slope. It was short hike … 
June 26th, 2014

Nikon Announces D810

Nikon D810
Nikon has just announced the new 36.3 megapixel CMOS sensor D810 – the much anticipated upgrade from the D800 and D800E that were released in 2012. While the D810 isn’t a complete overhaul, there are some key features that photographers will be eager to explore with some hands on testing. One is the removal of … 
June 25th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Dean Cobin

'Lower Falls' by Dean Cobin
Today’s Photo of the Day was taken at the Lower Falls along Peter’s Kill in Minnewasaka State Park Preserve, New York, by Dean Cobin. The image was submitted to our Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment. “Up close and personal at the lower falls, the flow was just right and I choose a shutter speed which captured …