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June 21st, 2016

Backlight And Silhouettes Assignment Winner Sal DeFini

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Sal DeFini
Congratulations to Sal DeFini for winning the Backlight and Silhouettes Assignment! “I live in Oxford, CT., and walk along a bridle path that’s next to a marsh where I take many plant and bird photos. My Nikon D7000 with a Nikon 80-400mm lens + 1.4 TC was set on shutter priority at 1/1000 to capture …
February 24th, 2015

3 Creative Tactics for Better Photos

Posted By Jay Goodrich
creative tactic image 3
As photographers, we are always on the quest for what I call “Optimal Light”; you know, that beautiful light that hangs on the margins of the day – sunrise/sunset. But what if that light was non-existent on the only day you had the opportunity to head out and photograph? Are there any creative tactics for …
December 16th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Gerald Macfly

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Further Down the Tree Line' by Gerald Macfly
If it’s possible to hear the early morning quiet on a crisp winter day, I do as I view Gerald Macfly’s photo ‘Further Down the Tree Line’. Macfly submitted the photo to the Winter Quiet Assignment, which is open until midnight PST today. “On a chilly quiet morning near Mount Fuji, before sunrise. The pond …
December 3rd, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Bear in the Sun’ by Mark Lissick – Cook Inlet, Alaska

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Silhouette of a brown bear in a rising sun photograph captured in Cook Inlet near Silver Salmon Creek Alaska 500mm telephoto
The area of the Cook Inlet near Silver Salmon Creek is noted for its healthy population of coastal brown bears and large tidal fluctuations. During extreme low tides the water can recede as much as a half mile from the shoreline. As the water level drops extensive clam beds become exposed allowing the bears to …
August 13th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Nelson Landry

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Sunrise Silhouette by Nelson Landry
Nelson Landry’s striking photo was submitted to the Extreme Telephoto Assignment. Landry used a Tokina 400mm lens on his Nikon camera.