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February 6th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Charlotte Gibb

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Charlotte Gibb
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sentinels” by Charlotte Gibb. Location: Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, California. “I made this composition during my most recent visit to the Eastern Sierra where the Fall color was a bit, well, weird,” recalls Gibb. “There were groves of aspens on fire with color adjacent to other groves that …
 
January 20th, 2016

Close-Up Nature Assignment Winner Rick McPherson

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Rick McPherson
Congratulations to Rick McPherson, whose image “Bee on Flower” is the winner of the Close-Up Nature Assignment! “I was at a local botanical garden—Botanica, The Wichita Gardens—taking advantage of a warm day in late October.  I was surprised to see a few bees buzzing around the flowers, and I thought this could be my last …
 
January 19th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Patty Morris

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Patty Morris
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Liquid Gold” by Patty Morris. Location: Scalzi Riverwalk Nature Preserve, Connecticut. 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 picked to be …
 
January 8th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Alex Posen

Posted By Staff
Photo by Alex Posen
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Eye Of The Desert” by Alex Posen. Location: 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 picked to be featured in …
 
December 19th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By James Hicks

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by James Hicks
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Redwing Blackbird In The Rain” By James Hicks. Location: Barnhart Q5 Ranch and Retreat, a private nature conservation area in Texas. 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 …
 
October 26th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Archie Tucker

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"High Maintenance Fox" By Archie Tucker
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “High Maintenance Fox” By Archie Tucker. 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 picked to be featured in The Best Of …
 
October 23rd, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Phil Varney

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Moonset & Sunrise over death valley
Today’s Photo Of the Day is “Moonset And Sunrise Over Death Valley” by Phil Varney. “An amazing sunrise begins, commensurate with the moon setting over the crusty salt pan of Death Valley National Park,” says Varney. “Nothing quite like seeing such clear geometric shapes in nature!”
 
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 14th, 2015

Your Local Wilderness Assignment Winner Judi Kubes

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Judi Kubes
Congratulations to Judy Kubes who won the Your Local Wilderness Assignment! “I moved to Washington State three years ago and after seeing the wildflowers on Mt Rainier my first summer here I was forever in love.  The variety of colors and the scents are simply intoxicating!  This summer, I hiked with my husband one or …
 
October 1st, 2015

Project Gado To Release 1,000+ Vintage Images Into Public Domain

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Nature Scene in Sedona ca 1980s
Project Gado is releasing more than 1,000 vintage images into the public domain. The images will be free for use by bloggers, designers, artists, and others looking to add retro imagery to their creative projects. Read the press release below for more details. San Francisco, CA. – October 1, 2015 – Project Gado today launched …