Encompassing some 25,000 square miles of real estate in southeastern California and southern Nevada is the great Mojave Desert. ...
The OP Assignments galleries on our website continue to showcase the considerable talents of the magazine's readers. ...
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
Also labeled: Favorite Places
In South America, "south" means more than a direction, more than a description and more than a mere adjective. ...
Winters can be long in the Pacific Northwest...or maybe they just seem that way.
Based in Northern California, Elizabeth Carmel is one of the top nature photographers working today.
It’s 2 a.m. at 80º north of the equator. The midnight sun glares off puddles in the pack ice.
In this issue’s Assignments department, we’re looking at three dramatic mountain scenes.
Watching a spectacular Bryce lightning storm through my camera viewfinder, I looked around to check the light behind me and found I was sharing the viewpoint with 65 of my "closest friends." That’s when I knew I needed to find other,...
Also labeled: North-America
George Ward was 33 years old when he first picked up a camera in a meaningful way.
Comparing a landscape photographer’s output to that of Ansel Adams is a tricky proposition.
The Assignments galleries on the Outdoor Photographer website have been a hit with readers, and as I look through the images, I’m constantly impressed by the wealth of strong photographs.
As artists and craftsmen, we’re, by definition, super-observant, seeking ways to document and interpret the environments and interactions that move us.
The routine is always the same. Once I’ve decided to leave my home in New York to travel to my native India to photograph the tigers, I know I have a long haul in front of me.
There’s a waterfall in Yosemite National Park that, every February, becomes the object of attention for photographers worldwide. ...
When Seward, Alaska-based photographer Ron Niebrugge needs something great to photograph, he doesn’t have to look far. ...
With steadfast focus on the natural world since the early days of his career, Frans Lanting photographs the environment in a way that few others can.
Reaching 25 years of publication is certainly a milestone that we’re proud of at OP, but the magazine has always been about looking forward, not dwelling on the past.
As OP turns 25, we have chosen to connect with some of the pros who have made the magazine great over the past two and a half decades to discover some of their all-time favorite locations.
Photography is not often a collaborative endeavor. True, even the best photographers rely on assistance from a team of producers, fixers, translators and retouchers, but the actual act of creation is usually a solitary one.
Last fall, Daniel J. Cox found himself on a very large boat in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.
Imagine stepping into the footprints of one of the greatest writers of the 20th century as you embark on your own road trip across America. ...
When John Moran speaks about his life’s work, it’s almost impossible to separate the man from his place in the world. ...
I’m watching my wife Susie disappear behind the swells as she bobs up and down while paddling her kayak to my left.
New England-based photographer Tim Laman has climbed to the top of his field both figuratively and literally.
Robert Buelteman has published three award-winning books of black-and-white landscape photography.
There’s a desert in South America that’s said to be the driest place on Earth. ...
With bushy white fur, a long white tail and haunting eyes, the silky sifakas are known in their native Madagascar as “ghosts of the forest” for their elusiveness.
For nature photographer Joe Rossbach, photographing the familiar in a familiar way is never good enough. It has to be different for him. ...
In the Osa Peninsula, big things come in small packages. Covering just three percent of Costa Rica’s total land area, the Osa packs a wallop in terms of biodiversity, supporting more than 50 percent of the country’s animal and plant species.
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