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October 11th, 2013

The Gifts of Weather

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Clearing storm on the Stirling Ranges, Western Australia
Sometimes, the best pictures we get are 180 degrees from the ones we were after. This is nearly always true when the weather is wacky and unpredictable, and brilliant blue skies are punctuated by passing showers. I set out this day to photograph the sunset on Bluff Knoll, the highest mountain in Australia’s Stirling Ranges. …
July 10th, 2012

5 Tips for Better Landscape Photography in the Mountains

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
With out the late afternoon thunderstorm that pummeled the high country of Glacier National Park and sent me seeking shelter under a rock ledge, I would not have had such an amazing display of clouds and light at sunset.
There is no place I would rather be shooting on any given day then in the mountains. Any mountains will do! From the soaring peaks of the Rocky Mountains, to the rounded ridges of the Appalachians, being in the mountains is more than just about photography, it’s about a state of mind. I am often …
April 6th, 2012

Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4, Mauna Kea State Park, Hawaii
I finally had the opportunity to photograph snow on the summit of Mauna Kea during my February visit to the Big Island of Hawaii.¬†After over a decade of trying, it was nice to finally be able to experience being at the beach in the morning and then driving up to the snowy summit in the …