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June 23rd, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Laura Zirino

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Laura Zirino
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Storm Building Over Zion National Park” by Laura Zirino. Shooting location: Gooseberry Mesa Trailhead, Zion National Park, Utah. “Photography really wasn’t on my mind when I shot this,” said Zirino. “My husband was out mountain biking on Gooseberry Mesa while this storm was building, and I was anxiously watching …
June 7th, 2016

Behind The Shot: “Spring Sunrise In Grand Teton” By Michael Swindle

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
One of my objectives on my trip to Grand Teton National Park in the spring of 2014 was to get a sunrise photo from Oxbow Bend. Getting the sunrise shot that you have been dreaming of can be nearly impossible when you have limited shooting days and absolutely no control over the weather or the …
May 5th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Claudia Daniels

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Claudia Daniels
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Mountainscape” by Claudia Daniels. Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Feeling inspired to get out and shoot? Make your next photo project a celebration of the wild beauty of our country’s natural spaces and SUBMIT YOUR IMAGES to the American Landscape contest! Learn more here. Photo of the Day is …
April 1st, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Claudia Daniels

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Claudia Daniels
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sun-Bathed” by Claudia Daniels. Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. 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 …
October 26th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “King Of The South” By William Patino—Mt. Cook National Park, New Zealand

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
By William Patino
This photo was captured in one of my favorite locations in the world, the Hooker Valley in the Mt. Cook National Park, New Zealand. Like most mountains, Mt. Cook/Aoraki tends to hide behind clouds, and on this occasion, we arrived during a snowstorm. Knowing how fast the conditions can change in the mountains, I still …
October 22nd, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Sean Voges

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"The Three Brothers" By Sean Voges
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “The Three Brothers” By Sean Voges. “The quintessential photo locale in Yosemite Valley!” said Voges. “I was on my out of the park. I had spent most of the day battling Mother Nature for photos. Rain and snow seem to be her best weapons despite being well into spring …
October 20th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Placid Water” By Sherwin Calaluan— Wedge Pond, Alberta, Canada

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Wedge Pond is located in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, and sits below Mount Kidd. This small, shallow pot lake is a great location in the fall, as it’s ringed by a variety of trees and catches the mountain’s reflection in its quiet waters. During our first visit of the season, my photo buddy Mark and …
September 12th, 2013

Paradise Falls, Glacier NP

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Modern digital cameras and their  resolution and dynamic range available today amaze me! While in Glacier on this last trip, I found myself shooting a particular scene that I would never have even tried to get away with on film or even without some serious exposure blending just a few years ago. A very contrasty …
May 31st, 2011

Valley of the Three Kings

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
I just returned home from two weeks of shooting spring and leading workshops in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia near Canaan Valley. The conditions this year were some of the best I have experienced in almost five years! The foliage was fresh and green,  the water flowing and the light at times was nothing …
March 18th, 2011

Brazil’s Landscape Treasures

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Serra das Orgaos National Park, Brazil
No, I am not blogging from Brazil – although I wish I was.  Most of us know little about this massive South American country except their annual Carnival and the beaches of Rio.  Few Americans know, for example, that some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet is no more than an hour or …