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May 24th, 2016

The Spring 2016 Michael Clark Photography Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Spring 2016 issue of the Michael Clark Photography Newsletter is now available for download. If you’d like to sign up for the Newsletter just drop me an email and I’ll add you to the mailing list. This issue includes an editorial about working with a new Hasselblad medium format digital camera system, a review of the Hasselblad H5D 50c …
 
May 17th, 2016

Exploring the Lofoten Islands

Posted By Michael Clark
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Photography Sailing Expedition in Arctic Norway Lofoten islands, Norway – August 20 – 27, 2016 Now in its third edition, our sailing and photography expedition to the Norwegian Arctic islands of Lofoten is a rare chance to photograph pristine coastal locations which are inaccessible to others. To us, sailing rather than driving is the most …
 
May 17th, 2016

The Michael Clark Photography Winter 2016 Newsletter

Posted By Michael Clark
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The Winter 2016 issue of the Michael Clark Photography Newsletter is now available for download. If you’d like to sign up for the Newsletter just drop me an email and I’ll add you to the mailing list. This issue includes an editorial about my latest travels and purchasing a new Hasselblad medium format digital camera system, a review of …
 
February 16th, 2016

Technique by Accident Can Still Be Good Technique

Posted By Jason Bradley
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Good wildlife photos are often about being in the right place at the right time.  But right place and time is nothing without knowing the right technique.  Or in my case, during a recent shoot in the Maasai Mara in Kenya, Africa, it’s about using the right technique, by accident. 
 
July 8th, 2015

Traversing the Patagonian Ice Cap: A new breed of expedition-style Workshops

Posted By Michael Clark
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Earlier this year I was approached by Vertical Shot Expeditions. They inquired if I would be interested in leading an expedition to traverse the Patagonian Ice Cap in 2016. Having spent a fair bit of time in Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile, and having seen the ice cap several times, traversing the …
 
May 14th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Danan Rolfe

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Velvet and Water' by Danan Rolfe
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Spring Flowers Assignment by Danan Rolfe. 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 …
 
April 23rd, 2015

Photo of the Day by Koustav Maity

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Hungry' by Koustav Maity
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Koustav Maity. “Three tree swallow babies impatiently wait for their mother to bring food. I spot this tree swallow family at Yellowstone National Park and immediately noticed how hungry the chicks are. As tree swallows are really swift flyer it was very difficult to capture them in the …
 
April 22nd, 2015

Creating the Best Wildlife Photos

Posted By Jay Goodrich
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Wildlife photography is not a cheap investment. It typically requires big, expensive, high-quality lenses and fast cameras to even begin to think about creating a quality wildlife photograph. However, there are many photographers who show up on game day with the equipment, but not the game. In my opinion, it is fine to be a …
 
April 17th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Steve Perry

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Nose to Nose' by Steve Perry
Today’s Photo of the Day is “Nose to Nose” by Steve Perry. “This was captured shortly after I drove into Yellowstone from Gardiner. Normally, expectations tend to be low as you make the 5 mile or so drive from Gardiner to Mammoth, but today would prove an exception to that rule. As I drove along, …
 
April 14th, 2015

The Tropics Assignment Winner Lace Andersen

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'End of the Road' by Lace Anderson
Congrats to Lace Andersen for winning The Tropics Assignment! “This photograph was taken in January of 2014 at Ke’e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii,” says Andersen. “This beach can be very popular with photographers when the surf is up in winter. My actual intent for the evening was to photograph waves down the coastline. I was pleasantly …