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December 19th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Christmas Lights on Nubble Lighthouse” by Adam Woodworth – York, Maine

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Composite photograph of several long nighttime exposures of Nubble Lighthouse against the Atlantic Coast in York, Maine
This photo was taken the day after Christmas in 2013. A snowstorm was moving across parts of New England and my day started out by heading north with the hopes of going to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. But the heavier snow up that way and bad traffic on the highway made me turn …
 
November 15th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Milky Way Twilight Afterglow Over the Grand Tetons’ by Matt Anderson – Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Posted By David Alexander Willis
(Please View on a Black Background if Possible) This is a multiple exposure of the Grand Tetons with a pre-dawn glow, light painting, and the Milky Way above. A long exposure for the sky and stars, a second exposure with light painting, and a third exposure of the first light bathing the Moutain tops. All taken hours apart. Below you can see the snake river twisting through the scene. Some distant smoke and fog layers the hillside and mountain bases.
This is a multiple exposure of the Grand Tetons with a pre-dawn glow, light painting, and the Milky Way above; a long exposure for the sky and stars (25 seconds), a second exposure with light painting (bulb mode), and a third exposure of the first light bathing the mountaintops (1/8 second), all taken hours apart. Below …
 
November 6th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Frustration Falls Kayak Composite’ by Lucas Gilman – Little White Salmon River, Oregon

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Red Bull Tao Berman Athlete Shoot in Washington & Oregon 2011. Salmon River Gorge, Frustration Falls, Oregon USA.
I received a call from Red Bull that they were looking for fresh images of one of their top kayakers, Tao Berman, and I immediately started doing research on waterfalls near Tao’s home in Washington State. I decided I wanted to do a sequence to show the path of the kayak on a technical drop. …
 
November 4th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Glacier Slot Canyon 2′ by Zack Schnepf – Avalanche Creek, Glacier National Park, Montana

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Glacier Slot Canyon 2 by Zack Schnepf
In September 2012 I was scouting with my good friend David Cobb for a workshop we were teaching later that week. We hiked up Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park early in the morning and were rewarded with this beautiful scene. There were forest fires all around the park, the smoke worked in our favor by …
 
August 29th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Mount Whitney From Russell Plateau’ HDR panorama by Brandon Riza – Central California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Stitched panorama of Mount Whitney from Russell Plateau AutopanoGiga software SNS-HDR Pro HDR composite California
I spend quite a bit of time above 12 thousand feet, and one of my favorite stomping grounds are the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains in central California. The Mount Whitney massif, a chossy multi-trillion-metric-ton chunk of granite and the highest peak in the Lower 48 states is always fun to climb, and it’s always photogenic. …
 
August 6th, 2013

Stormscapes Assignment Winner Richard Gottardo

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Calgary Lightning by Richard Gottardo
The Stormscapes Assignment attracted in an incredible collection of photos. Richard Gottardo’s image of Calgary was the Photo Of The Day on July 26 and it’s the Winner of the Assignment. Gottardo’s image is a composite of 11, eight-second exposures.