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May 18th, 2016

Behind The Shot: “Intersection Of Fires” By Andrew Gordon—Jemez Mountains, New Mexico

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Andrew Gordon
I live in the town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. It sits on the eastern edge of the volcanic Jemez Mountains, which have been ravaged by two severe wildfires in the past few decades, and many minor fires. I try to make the best of the scarred landscape and hope to capture the beauty of …
 
May 7th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Heather Cline

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Heather Cline
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Dogwoods In Fog” by Heather Cline. Location: Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, California 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, Facebook and Twitter. To get …
 
September 2nd, 2015

High-Contrast Black-And-White Assignment Winner Dean Cobin

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Dean Cobin_web
Congratulations to Dean Cobin, who won the High-Contrast Black-and-White Assignment with his image, “Ghosts On The Water.” “Upon arriving at this location and finding a blanket of thick fog, I was able to isolate a group of trees using a 70-200mm lens,” explains Cobin. “The low light and stopping down to f/32 allowed for a …
 
August 28th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Vincent James

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Sunset & Fog Play" by Vincent James
Today’s Photo of the Day is “Sunset & Fog Play” by Vincent James. “Words can’t describe how it felt last Friday night as I staked out this one specific hilltop on Mount Tamalpais, just North of San Francisco, and watched the sunset unfold and light up the fog as it passed through the trees,” he …
 
August 19th, 2015

Road Trip Assignment Winner Michael Ryan

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Dichotomy" by Michael Ryan
Congratulations to Michael Ryan for winning the Road Trip assignment with his image, “Dichotomy.” “I’m based in the San Francisco Bay Area and quite often my last minute ‘close-to-home’ photography sessions are fueled by quick scans of satellite imagery and local web cams for promising conditions,” explains Ryan. “Like many landscape photographers, I’ve found this …
 
June 10th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Nunzio Guerrera

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Pines' by Nunzio Guerrera
Today’s Photo of the Day was taken in Parc de La Jacques Cartier in Quebec Canada on a fogy morning by Nunzio Guerrera. 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 …
 
January 12th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Jack Curran

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Lone Tree' by Jack Curran
Jack Curran’s ‘Lone Tree’ near Forrest Park, Missouri, is the Photo of the Day. “After a recent snow shower, the temperature began to warm up, causing the snow to begin converting into moisture and fill the air with fog. While driving through the park looking for interesting opportunities, I came across this pine tree. I …
 
December 9th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Minnesota” by Annie Griffiths – Superior National Forest

Posted By David Alexander Willis
STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHS National Geographic. Photo by Annie Griffiths/National Geographic Creative Minnesota Morning sunlight burns through fog over Superior National forest.
Autumn in Minnesota is magical. Everyone loves the annual display of colors as trees and forests change color brilliantly. As a photographer, my favorite part of autumn is the morning mist that happens when the cool night air creates morning fog. I wanted to show this phenomenon while on assignment in northern Minnesota for National …
 
June 16th, 2014

Motivation Assignment Winner Mark VanDyke

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Grassy Ridge Rhododendron Fog Roll' by Mark VanDyke
Congrats to Mark VanDyke for winning the Motivation Assignment with his photo from the Roan Highlands! “This photograph was taken on June 13, 2012, on Grassy Ridge in the Roan Highlands of Western North Carolina / Eastern Tennessee.  The composition of this image was certainly pre-visualized, the result of several years of previous hikes and …
 
May 20th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Lake After Rain” by Henry Liu – Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Fog hanging over a dock in Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada with fall colors from the changing seasons
The weather of the 2007 fall season was kind of dreadful for Ontario landscape photographers. It rained almost every day through the whole color-change season. On October 8th, I led a group of photography friends to Oxtongue Rapids. At that time, it was one of my secret shooting spots. We had a great time shooting …