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Browse articles that explore some of our favorite outdoor photography locations throughout the United States. Learn about the weather, the best time to shoot, how to get there and more, all from a photographer's perspective.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Covering a majority of the northeastern corner of Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park and, for nature photographers especially, one of its most celebrated.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida

Known as “the real Florida,” Florida’s State Park System celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. With more than 150 state parks, Florida is the nation’s only two-time Gold Medal winner for best park system.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico

Because Interstate 40 winds its way through western New Mexico, many travelers are unaware of the high-desert beauty surrounding Grants, found half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama

Little River Canyon National Preserve is located in DeKalb County, Alabama, on Lookout Mountain, seven miles east of Fort Payne.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada

The Gaspé ("place where the land ends") Peninsula juts out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence at the southeastern end of the province of Québec.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Middle Peninsula, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia

Situated between the Rappahannock River to the north and the York River to the south, Virginia’s Middle Peninsula is a photographer’s paradise, with numerous coves, inlets and stately Victorian houses and inns.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Alice Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

Aptly named for its jagged peaks, the Sawtooth Mountain range is a photographer’s delight.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

McWay Falls, Big Sur, California

McWay Falls is located in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park along California’s spectacular Big Sur coast.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Nevada

Sand Harbor is found at Lake Tahoe, a natural high-mountain lake nestled between the Sierra Nevada and Carson Mountain Ranges along the California/Nevada border.

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