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April 8th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Jim Mackey

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Jim Mackey
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Reflections At The Lake” By Jim Mackey. Location: Andrew Jackson State Park, South Carolina. 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 …
 
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 …
 
December 12th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Barbara Seiberl-Stark

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Barbara Seiberl-Stark
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Silence” by Barbara Seiberl-Stark. Location: Lake Almsee in Upper Austria. 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 …
 
December 7th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Mike Eilts

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Mike Eilts
  Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Elk Reflections” by Mike Eilts. “I found this large antlered elk in a pond in Yellowstone National Park,” said Eilts. “I waited for lightning and for him to move closer to an area where water was open so the reflection was just right. I shot from about 50 meters.” …
 
September 29th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “The Beacon And The Color Of Light” By Harry Lichtman—Grinnell Point, Glacier National Park, Montana

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
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So often, photographers talk about the color of light and its influence on the interpretation of a landscape. That’s probably why landscape photographers chase the warm colorcast that’s produced near sunrise and sunset. This phenomenon was never so evident to me as in an image I took in Glacier National Park during sunrise. The view …
 
September 14th, 2015

Liquid Reflections Assignment Winner Harry Lichtman

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Autumn Majesty" By Harry Lichtman
Congratulations to Harry Lichtman who won the Liquid Reflections Assignment with his image, “Autumn Majesty.” “My time in the Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada, was planned to coincide with the Larch display, so I tried to include them in my images whenever possible,” says Lichtman. “I selected this composition to include the backlit Larch trees as well as the …
 
September 2nd, 2015

High-Contrast Black-And-White Assignment Winner Dean Cobin

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
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Congratulations to Dean Cobin, who won the High-Contrast Black-and-White Assignment with his image, “Ghosts On The Water.” “Upon arriving at this location and finding a blanket of thick fog, I was able to isolate a group of trees using a 70-200mm lens,” explains Cobin. “The low light and stopping down to f/32 allowed for a …
 
October 22nd, 2014

Reflections Assignment Winner David Saylor

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Spoonbills and Pelicans' by David Saylor
Congrats to David Saylor for winning the Reflections Assignment! “The Dan Click Ponds in the Rich Grissom Memorial Wetlands in Viera, FL, are a pair of large settling ponds for the nearby treatment plant and attract a wide variety of waterfowl throughout the year. I am fortunate to live less than a mile from there and it …
 
April 17th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Lorenzo Sgalippa

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Magic Drops' by Lorenzo Sgalippa
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Spring Showers Assignment by Lorenzo Sgalippa. “After a spring shower, I noticed some water drops reflecting flowers. It was hard to find the best POV, but finally I did it!” recounts Sgalippa, who used a Canon 300D and Tamron 90mm Macro lens. Photo of the Day …
 
July 23rd, 2013

Photographing Reflections: Beyond the Mirror

Posted By Michael Frye
Creek descending through a granite basin, Yosemite NP. The sun was hitting the rocks just beyond the top of the frame, reflecting the gold color into the water, and even onto some of the polished rocks on the right.
When people think of photographing a reflection, they usually think of a mirror reflection, like a mountain reflected in a tranquil lake. I’ve done my share of those, but I think it’s often more interesting to just look at the colors, textures, and patterns on the water’s surface. During my just-completed Hidden Yosemite workshop we …