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December 19th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Christmas Lights on Nubble Lighthouse” by Adam Woodworth – York, Maine

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Composite photograph of several long nighttime exposures of Nubble Lighthouse against the Atlantic Coast in York, Maine
This photo was taken the day after Christmas in 2013. A snowstorm was moving across parts of New England and my day started out by heading north with the hopes of going to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. But the heavier snow up that way and bad traffic on the highway made me turn … 
December 17th, 2014

Phase One Delivers A-Series Cameras

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Phase One A-series Camera system
Phase One has officially introduced the A-series camera system that combines the ALPA 12TC mirrorless body with IQ2 digital backs and high quality lenses. The A250, A260, and A280 all include new Caputre Pilot software to check focus and exposure via an iOS device and the A250 utilizes Live Stream capabilities. All systems include a … 
December 15th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Fast(sea)food” and “Squid vs Sea Turtle” by Christian Miller – Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre, Queensland, Australia

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Squid used as bait to feed a young sea turtle being rehabilitated in the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre Queensland Australia
I would say I almost had an obsession with exotic animals from a very young age. Back then I was drawing them, using only photographs or documentaries as reference, but they were created but other people. It was clear later in life that I had to take my own pictures, and somewhat merge art and … 
December 2nd, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Melting Away: A Ten-Year Journey Through Our Endangered Polar Regions” by Camille Seaman – Antarctic and Arctic

Posted By David Alexander Willis
TED talks fellow Camille Seaman documenting the ice loss and melting in polar regions
Being in the Ross Sea on board the Russian icebreaker I/B Kapitan Klebnikov was an amazing opportunity for me as a photographer back in December of 2006. It was an expedition that would visit many of the great Antarctic explorers huts and routes. We were less than 700 miles from the geographic South Pole but … 
December 2nd, 2014

Photo of the Day by Mike Taylor

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Noctambulism' by Mike Taylor
In preparation for the holidays – with Buyer’s Guides and Editors’ Picks – our Photo of the Day section has unfortunately fallen by the wayside. But today we’re back with a well done astro photography image submitted to the Your Favorite Places gallery by Mike Taylor. “An incredible amount of green and a bit of … 
November 25th, 2014

2015 Workshop Schedule & Black Friday Sale

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Tetons Mountains Wyoming Jackson Summer
An all new workshop and tour season is upon us. We have some amazing destinations coming in 2015 and this Friday will be one of the best times of year to join us. Head over to our Workshop & Tour Page to see more details. | MARKETING SEMINAR | kenmore camera ~ March 14-15 | PATAGONIA … 
November 17th, 2014

Behind The Shot: David Stoecklein – Ketchum, Idaho

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Cowboy sheltering a young cow calf in the winter snow and inclement weather
There is an old cowboy saying that goes, “Talk less and say more.” Famed “Wild West” photographer David Stoecklein, who passed away this last Monday, November 11th, spent the majority of his career doing just that. Based out of Idaho, Stoecklein started as a sports and outdoorsman photographer, but it was his love for cowboys, … 
November 14th, 2014

FREE CreativeLive Workshop!

Posted By Jay Goodrich
IF YOU ARE IN SEATTLE – JOIN US IN THE STUDIO I’m delighted to be heading back to Seattle to teach a CreativeLive workshop on adventure sports photography. The 2-day course, which you can watch for free while it’s live (from November 20-21), will cover everything from how to effectively compose a compelling image to … 
November 13th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Ice Cave Series” by Garret Suhrie – Cascade Mountains, Washington

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Winter ice cave with water captured in the Cascade Mountains of Washington
This was definitely one of the most difficult shots I’ve ever captured for a number of reasons, mostly attributed to the extreme environment. First off, it was 90 degrees outside and 30 degrees inside the cave so I had to wait a few hours for the instant condensation that formed inside my lens to dissipate. … 
October 28th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Lightning Over Cerro Cuate Triptych” by Jory Vander Galien – Empedrado Wilderness Study Area, San Ysidro, New Mexico

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Long exposure of lightning captured at Cerro Cuate hill in San Ysidro New Mexico black and white image photography
There are very few times in my life when I am not just sent running, but sent to an all-out-sprint with a blazing trail-of-fire behind me out of fear for my life. I am literally one of these guys who does not fear a whole heck of a lot. One night, however, while standing out …