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May 24th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Jerrold Matthews

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Jerrold Matthews
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Following” by Jerrold Matthews. Location: McNeil River, Alaska. “In June, bears congregate near McNeil River to feed and breed, said Matthews. “These two boars were following a sow hoping to get her attention.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and …
 
May 10th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Carl Smith

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Carl Smith
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Denali Grizzly” by Carl Smith. Location: Denali National Park, Alaska. “A fairly rare glimpse up close of a large grizzly sow,” described Smith. “She was about 75 yards away digging in the tundra. I set up my shot braced on the hood of the pickup truck I was riding …
 
April 30th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Roman Golubenko

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Roman Golubenko
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Alaska. The Catch. Extreme Close Up” by Roman Golubenko. Location: Alaska. “During the salmon run, the bear needs to eat around 15-20 salmons (90 pounds) each day to reach the needed fat level for a full winter hibernation,” Golubenko explained. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP …
 
April 18th, 2016

Behind The Shot: “Katmai Sow And Cub” By Jeff Green—Katmai National Park, Alaska

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Jeff Green
In 2010, I fulfilled a dream to spend two weeks photographing landscapes and wildlife in southwest Alaska. The trip included a week in Seward and a week in Homer. During my research, it was clear a guided trip to Katmai National Park to photograph brown bears would increase the odds of getting a memorable Alaskan …
 
April 4th, 2016

Behind The Shot: “Patiently Waiting” By Doug Croft—Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Doug Croft
The truth of it is, we all have to start somewhere, and I was very fortunate to have my love of nature photography start at Brooks Falls, Alaska. In 2010, my wife and I were planning a trip to Alaska, and I remembered seeing Tom Mangelsen’s iconic photo, “Catch of the Day.” I knew we …
 
January 26th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Julian Kegel

Posted By Staff
Photo by Julian Kegel
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Godwin Glacier Abyss” by Julian Kegel. Location: Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. “Dangling over the edge of this extremely clean and deep break in the tongue of Godwin Glacier, the depth of the extent of how much light is absorbed into the glacier’s ice can be seen as a …
 
November 23rd, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Bob Faucher

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Bob Faucher
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Muskeg; Tundra And Taiga” by Bob Faucher and was shot in Alaska. “The surface of taiga, the sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latitudes, and tundra, a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen, is covered with …
 
November 21st, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Michel Hersen

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Michel Hersen
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Autumn At Denali” by Michel Hersen. 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 Assignment Gallery are picked to be featured in The Best Of …
 
November 18th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Ya Zhang

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Ya Zhang
Today’s Photo Of The Day is by  Ya Zhang. It was taken near Denali National Park, Alaska. 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 Assignment Gallery are picked to be …
 
November 17th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Jerry Rega

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Jerry Rega
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sow And Her Two Cubs”by Jerry Rega.  The image was taken in Katmai National Park, Alaska. 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 Assignment …