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December 26th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Desiree Silva

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Desiree Silva
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Winter Blues” by Desiree Silva. Location: Ontario, Canada. 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 The …
March 16th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Greg Tucker

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Chilly Reflections' by Greg Tucker
Today’s Photo of the day was shot by Greg Tucker and submitted to the Last Gasp of Winter Assignment. “Arriving in-between seasons, Morraine Lake was transforming into its Spring vista,” says Tucker of the Banff National Park image he shot with a Nikon D200, 28-105mm lens, and tripod. Photo of the Day is chosen from various …
March 11th, 2015

Winter Shadows Assignment Winner Nico DeBarmore

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Morning Shadows in Winter' by Nico DeBarmore
Congrats to Nico DeBarmore for winning the Winter Shadows Assignment! “On a January 2015 trip to Grand Teton National Park I awoke to find the snowstorm from the previous night had dissipated, revealing the beautiful Tetons surrounded by pines and cottonwoods freshly laden with snow. I drove to the Snake River Overlook as I had …
February 25th, 2015

Winter Shapes Assignment Winner Wendy Gedack

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Unpredictable Beauty' by Wendy Gedack
Congrats to Wendy Gedack for winning the Winter Shapes Assignment! “When preparing for this journey, I diligently monitored the weather, trying to predict the ideal morning to experience Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Originally I had planned to visit the arch a day earlier, on January 1st of this year, but altered my …
February 24th, 2015

Behind The Shot: Winter in the Grand Tetons by Nico DeBarmore — Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Sunrise on Snowy Tetons
The majesty of Grand Teton National Park is undeniable. The sheer rock faces seem to burst out from the open plains of Wyoming forming an aggressive and unmistakable sawtoothed silhouette. I’ve been there a handful of times during warmer months and now I’ve been lured back during the “dead” of winter. But if you ask me, …
February 3rd, 2015

Winter Quiet Assignment Winner Kevin Russell

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Frozen' by Kevin Russell
Congrats to Kevin Russell for winning the Winter Quiet Assignment! “I have a friend that lives a little closer to Tipsoo Lake at Mount Rainier National Park. He mentioned he was going up there to shoot stars and asked if I’d like to join in. I’m glad I went along and grateful he asked. It was a …
January 12th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Jack Curran

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Lone Tree' by Jack Curran
Jack Curran’s ‘Lone Tree’ near Forrest Park, Missouri, is the Photo of the Day. “After a recent snow shower, the temperature began to warm up, causing the snow to begin converting into moisture and fill the air with fog. While driving through the park looking for interesting opportunities, I came across this pine tree. I …
January 8th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Michael Morse

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Through The Trees' by Michael Morse
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted by Michael Morse to the Winter Shapes Assignment. “After a beautiful Christmas day snow storm, the local ski hill opened their doors for the first time this season so people could enjoy the fresh powder. This shot was taken looking up the mountain where it is out of …
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 15th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Kevin Russell

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Frozen' by Kevin Russell
Kevin Russell’s exploration of his home state resulted in the photo of Tipsoo Lake and Mount Rainier entitled ‘Frozen’. “I’ve lived in Washington my entire life, but this was by first visit to Tipsoo Lake, and the scenery I had seen in pictures did not disappoint. The ice and snow allowed me to capture something …