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June 17th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By David Shield

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Dave Shield
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Reaching For Light” by David Shield. Location: Chimney Beach, Lake Tahoe, Nevada. “I remember during my early days of photographing landscapes how the main subject of a scene was the only thing I studied in the camera viewfinder,” says Shield. “Since that time, I have made myself look at …
May 11th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Michael Swindle

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Michael Swindle
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Crashing Waves At Napali Cliffs” by Michael Swindle. Location: Ke’e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii. “I was on a workshop with Don Smith when he took the group to this area to photograph the waves crashing on the coastline at sunset,” said Swindle. Photo of the Day is chosen from various …
February 17th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Melissa Machonis

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Melissa Machonis
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Crashing Waves” by Melissa Machonis. Location: Florida. “I come to this spot a couple of times of year as it is one of the few places in Florida that has rocks on the ocean,” Machonis explains. “This time, there was a tropical storm out in the ocean, which made …
April 14th, 2015

The Tropics Assignment Winner Lace Andersen

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'End of the Road' by Lace Anderson
Congrats to Lace Andersen for winning The Tropics Assignment! “This photograph was taken in January of 2014 at Ke’e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii,” says Andersen. “This beach can be very popular with photographers when the surf is up in winter. My actual intent for the evening was to photograph waves down the coastline. I was pleasantly …
February 5th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Alex Conu

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Aurora Above Yttersand Beach by Alex Conu
      Aurora Above Yttersand Beach by Alex Conu is today’s Photo of the Day. “After a long night under the Aurora, I stopped by these rocks on our way back to the car. I thought the rocks would be a nice foreground,” says Conu, who shot this image on the coast of Norway outside …
July 10th, 2011

July 4th – and the Family Paparazzi

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Maya on July 4, 2011, Manzanita Beach  OR
A bit of a departure from nature photography with this post – today we’re talking about photographing kids. I don’t know about your kids (or grandkids) but they all seem to go through a phase when they simply do not like being photographed, and do everything they can to subvert your efforts, either frowning or …
April 1st, 2011

The Bone Yard at first light, South Carolina

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Bone Yard Beach Dawn, Edisto Island, SC
I just returned home from a 10 day trip shooting the low land coastal regions around Charleston, South Carolina. On the first morning of the trip, I visited an area known as Bone Yard Beach on Edisto Island. This amazing barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean has an area of trees that are literally stranded …
December 4th, 2010

Dancing Dinosaur

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Wild Cassowary on the Beach
After two weeks of chasing these giant birds through the dense tropical rainforest, I moved today to a new location – a place where, I was told, wild Cassowaries walk the beach.  It seemed like a long shot, but I gave it a try, and set up a vigil on the beach in the late …