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April 4th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Hiroko Escobedo

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Hiroko Escobedo
This shot by Hiroko Escobedo of a lone tree atop Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park is today’s Photo Of The Day. 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 …
 
February 16th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Craig Goodwin

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Craig Goodwin
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “High Key Tree” by Craig Goodwin. Location: Washington. “A lone tree stands against the harsh winter conditions in the Palouse region of Washington State,” described Goodwin. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners …
 
February 11th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Yvonne Baur

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Yvonne Baur
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “The Snow Tree” by Yvonne Baur. Location: Bryce Canyon, Utah. “This image was taken at Bryce Canyon National Park during a snowstorm,” said Baur. “It was heavily snowing and I could barely see anything from the viewpoints, so I was searching for unique details to take some pictures of. …
 
July 11th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Masters of Disguise’ by Graham McGeorge – Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Camouflaged Eastern screech owl hiding in a tree in Okefenokee Swamp along the state border of Georgia and Florida
I took this shot at the Okefenokee Swamp in Southern Georgia. There are three entrances to the swamp and I used the Folkston entrance, which is a National Wildlife Refuge run by US Fish and Wildlife. The swamp is a great place to go for wildlife photography and one of the nicer features to the …
 
December 13th, 2010

Palm Pilgrimage

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Licuala Palm (Licuala ramsayi) Australia
Many years ago, I saw a photograph of Australia’s remarkable round-leaved Licuala Palm, which grows in a very restricted part of the Queensland rainforest.  I was so struck by their marvelous shape, and the stunning patterns of light and shadow they create, that I cut the picture out of a magazine and stuck it up …