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June 12th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Bob Larson

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Bob Larson
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Moment In The Sun” by Bob Larson. “Going wide and close in as the sun sets behind a field of sunflowers at Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona,” described Larson. Gear: Canon T2i, Sigma 10-20mm See more of Bob Larson’s work here. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP …
 
June 8th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Rebecca Wilks

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Rebecca Wilks
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Peridot Poppy” by Rebecca Wilks. “The Arizona desert gold poppy bloom was not prolific this year, but there are always opportunities for detail work,” said Wilks. “After walking the field for some time, I was struck by the curves of this half-furled bloom.” The image was shot with a …
 
June 6th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Rick Ohnsman

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Rick Ohnsman
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Camas Sunset” by Rick Ohnsman. Location: Centennial Marsh, Idaho. “The camas flowers stretch out across the marsh in late May near Hill City, Idaho, describes Ohnsman. Gear: Canon 6D w/ Canon 24-105mm f/4.0 lens See more of Rick Ohnsman’s work here. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP …
 
June 4th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Doug Croft

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Doug Croft
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Rivers Of Poppies” by Doug Croft. Location: Hite Cove Trail in the Sierra Foothills, just outside of Yosemite National Park, California. “On the Hite Cove Trail in the Sierra Foothills, just outside of Yosemite National Park. This area is renowned for its poppy bloom. I liked the lines in …
 
June 1st, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Andy Heatwole

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Andy Heatwole
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Spring Storm” by Andy Heatwole. Location: San Marcos, TX. “A thunderstorm approaches San Marcos, TX., behind a field of wildflowers,” said Heatwole, who shot this image on a Canon 6D with a 17-40L lens. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places …
 
April 10th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Gerry Groeber

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Gerry Groeber
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Brittlebush Sunset” by Gerry Groeber. Location: Tonto National Forest, Arizona. 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 …
 
May 31st, 2012

A River Recovers

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Life bursts out of the mud, Elwha River
For months I have been tracking the recovery of the Elwha River in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. After the removal of two obsolete dams that have been barriers for salmon for a century, the river is now running free again, from headwaters to the sea. One of the big questions has been how quickly the river …
 
July 14th, 2011

Life Among the Rubble

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Bitterroot Flowers (Lewisia rediviva) Cascade Mountains, WA
Summer has come late this year in the Pacific Northwest. While much of the country has been sweltering, it has been cool and rainy here, well into July when – despite our soggy reputation – it is usually dry and sunny. The snowpack this past winter was enormous and many alpine areas are still a …
 
September 2nd, 2010

Taking Chances

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) in wind, Norway
One of the great gifts of digital photography has been its encouragement of experimentation. With film, I would shoot a roll of film of a low-percentage shot (think wind-blown flowers) and then quit – just to save film. It was a total crap shoot whether you actually got something or not. Now, by contrast, you …
 
August 30th, 2010

Get Down for Flowers

Posted By Rob Sheppard
Low-5
The Minnesota State Fair is on now, and that was always a sure sign of the end of summer when I lived there. Kids are going back to school and days are getting shorter. Still, there are a lot of flowers ready to be photographed! Prairie flowers are looking good, plus asters (like those in …