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Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio


Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Hocking Hills State Park is located in the picturesque sandstone region of Ohio about 57 miles southeast of the city of Columbus. It's an area of rock outcrops, deep recess gorges and caves, waterfalls, forest and wildflowers

Myrtle Island, South Carolina


Myrtle Island, South Carolina

A favorite and idyllic setting exemplifying the area's countless estuarial rivers, creeks and marshes, Myrtle Island is found deep in South Carolina's Low Country

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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota


Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota

Approximately halfway between Duluth and Grand Marais is Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India


Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Banaras is one of my favorite places to photograph, with its diverse and vibrant landscape and culture.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming


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.

Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida


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.

El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico


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.

Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama


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. ...

The Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada


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.

The Middle Peninsula, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia


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.

Alice Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho


Alice Lake, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

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

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming


John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway is located in northwestern Wyoming leading to Grand Teton National Park. ...

Vembanad Kayal & Kumarakom, Kerala, India


Vembanad Kayal & Kumarakom, Kerala, India

The Kerala backwaters form a large ecosystem similar to the bayous in the Louisiana delta.

Spearfish Canyon, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota


Spearfish Canyon, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota

Spearfish Canyon in the northern Black Hills of western South Dakota is located just off of I-90 and close to the town of Spearfish. ...

Point Reyes National Seashore And Pierce Point Elk Reserve California


Point Reyes National Seashore And Pierce Point Elk Reserve California

Point Reyes National Seashore is located along northern California’s spectacular coast. Accessible via scenic U.S. Highway 1, Point Reyes is 40 miles north of San Francisco.

McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, Alaska


McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, Alaska

Located to the southwest of Anchorage and Denali National Park & Preserve on the Alaskan peninsula, the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary is home to the world’s largest gathering of brown bears each summer.

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington


Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Mount Rainier National Park is located in western Washington State about 70 miles southeast of Seattle. Established in 1899, the park includes more than 235,000 acres.

Churchill, Manitoba Canada


Churchill, Manitoba Canada

Churchill, Manitoba, the “Polar Bear Capital of the World,” is located on the southwestern shore of Canada’s Hudson Bay. ...

Acadia National Park, Maine


Acadia National Park, Maine

Bass Harbor Lighthouse is located off of Route 102A on the western side of Mount Desert Island, just outside Acadia National Park in Maine. ...

Cannon Beach, Oregon


Cannon Beach, Oregon

Known for its idyllic settings, Cannon Beach, Ore., is a photographer’s paradise. Located along the northern Oregon coast, this charming town is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountains.

In The Valley Of Kashmir


In The Valley Of Kashmir

In 2008, photographer John Isaac published a book, The Vale of Kashmir. Its 160 images are the product of five years of dedicated photography, encompassing 11 trips to the troubled region—a valley straddling the border of India and Pakistan.

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The Great American Midwest


The  Great  American Midwest

I’m spoiled. I’ve had the fortune to photograph the pristine and spectacular—from the canyons of Zion National Park to the mountains of Glacier National Park to the fall color of New England, as well as the winter landscape in the nation’s crown jewel,...

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Schwabacher’s Landing, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming


Schwabacher’s Landing, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Schwabacher’s Landing is one of America’s most spectacular viewpoints, a location that truly showcases the immense beauty of Grand Teton National Park. Just south of Yellowstone National Park, the north-south Teton Range stretches about 40 miles acr...

Landscape Masters Through Time


Landscape Masters Through Time

The history of landscape photography is closely tied to the history of exploration in the American West. Photographers since the birth of the medium have explored wild lands for art as well as science. Much has changed in a century and a half, yet...

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Landscapes Exposed!


Landscapes Exposed!

How often do you have your camera standing by for that elusive shot, only to realize it may take you a few extra moments to get that exposure properly recorded? This is one of the key reasons why it’s imperative to know your camera as well as p...

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Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska


Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge offers visitors a quiet habitat with a variety of wildlife and scenery. Located in Fort Calhoun on the eastern edge of Nebraska, a short 15-mile drive from Omaha on U.S. Highway 75, the area was once a collection...

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Favorite Places: From Readers & Pros


Favorite Places: From Readers & Pros

This photo was taken of Mt. Rainier at dusk. Mt. Rainier National Park is located in the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington, about 50 miles southeast of Seattle. Mt. Rainier can be accessed from numerous entrances, including U.S. Highway 410, which...

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Ladakh, India


Ladakh, India

Bound by two of the world’s highest mountain ranges, the Himalaya to the south and the Karakoram to the north, Ladakh is located in the far northern reaches of India, sitting on the western edge of the Tibetan Plateau at an average altitude of 10,000...

McWay Falls, Big Sur, California


McWay Falls, Big Sur, California

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

Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Nevada


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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