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June 30th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Grey Glacier” By Tom Post—Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Grey Glacier" By Tom Post
Located in Torres Del Paine National Park, in Chile’s Patagonia region, the Grey Glacier is a stunning place to visit. Blue and white pillars of ice stand silent in a line as they wait their turn to plunge into the ice lagoon below. Once calved, large icebergs catch the wind and sail 14 miles across …
May 1st, 2015

5 Favorites From Patagonia

Posted By Ian Plant
Whisper of Paine
(© Ian Plant) I just recently returned from three weeks in the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina, leading two back-to-back photo tours for Epic Destinations. Here are my five favorite photos from the trip. The first photo is from Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. I found this composition of the moon setting over …
December 29th, 2013

My Best Photos of 2013

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Tetons Mountains Wyoming Jackson Summer by Jay Goodrich
My Best Photos of 2013 began with a look at 56,721 selects from this past year. I think it is safe to say that I shot a LOT of photos in the past 12 months. Out of those selects I narrowed my image selection down to 100, had my wife further refine the collection down …
November 5th, 2013

The Day of the Condor

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Condor and Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
It was a miraculous day at the bottom of the world. Days of clouds and rain finally gave way to brilliant sunshine among the peaks and grasslands of Torres del Paine National Park. And best of all, the sky was filled with Andean Condors. We must have seen 50 or more over the course of …
May 8th, 2013

The Eternal Mirror

Posted By Ian Plant
"Eternal Mirror" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) The advent of digital photography has come with a number of challenges, both technical and artistic. The technical challenges are mainly related to acquiring proficiency in image processing programs such as Lightroom and Photoshop. The artistic challenges, curiously enough, arise in part from mastery of these technical challenges. Once competency in the …
April 29th, 2013

The Blue Hour

Posted By Ian Plant
"The Blue Hour" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) We all love to capture colorful skies at sunrise and sunset, but there is a color that often goes overlooked by most photographers: blue. This is because our eyes (actually, our brains) don’t always perceive the blue color cast that exists when the sky is covered with clouds. Especially during twilight, more …
April 10th, 2013

Sunrise Light on the Towers of Torres del Paine

Posted By Ian Plant
"The Towers at Dawn" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) The Towers of Paine are the most famous feature of Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park (hence the park’s name), and for good reason. Although not quite as big as some of the surrounding mountains, the towers are sheer walls of granite, making them exceptionally photogenic, especially at sunrise when they catch …
April 9th, 2013

Morning Glory in Patagonia’s Torres del Paine

Posted By Ian Plant
"Morning Glory" - Patagonia
(© Ian Plant) During my recent three week trip to the Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile, I had one of the most productive shoots I have had in a long time. Patagonia was exceptionally generous this year, and I came away with a lot of images that I am really happy with. Sometimes, there …
October 25th, 2010

On the Trail of the Sea Cat

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Marine Otters (Lontra felina) Chile
I spent 6 weeks in South America this past winter, getting the first-ever in-depth coverage of the smallest marine mammal in the world : the Marine Otter.  No larger than a housecat – it is sometimes referred to “El Gato del Mar” or “The Sea Cat” – this little otter is only found along the …