Leaning against a block of granite below our tent site at 10,200 feet in Wyoming's Wind River Range, we dawdled over coffee. Sunlight, descending the ridge behind us, moved across us, and down, onto the glaciated rock below.
I discovered that the largest, sometimes most colorful maple trees in New England were in cemeteries because they hadn't been cut down over the generations.
The undertaking, called the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), has 27 cameras pointed at 18 glaciers in Greenland, Iceland, the Nepalese Himalaya, Alaska and the Rocky Mountains in the United States.
Joe Van Os knows how to travel.
August 11 marks the 10-year anniversary of the deaths of Galen Rowell and his wife Barbara in a plane crash on approach to the Bishop, Calif., airport late that night.
Two years ago, I was filming with a German TV team in a new casino town on the Laos/China border.
In Native American cultures, a dream catcher—a handmade decorated hoop with a net—is used to filter nightmares and snare dreams.
The Arctic is known for its giant peaks, icy glaciers and raw unrivaled beauty that few ever get to experience in person.
Scott Mansfield is a rule breaker. Check his work against any list of tips for better landscape photographs and note how Mansfield's approach differs.
Gear has exploded all over my tiny 600-square-foot apartment in Boulder, Colo.
The galleries themselves show a wealth of beautifully crafted, thoughtful and inspiring photography, but Assignments is much more than just display.
Rafael Rojas is a high-energy guy, which comes through in everything he does.
My foot plunged through cool rushing water to find the firm purchase of a pebbled streambed.
Stefano Unterthiner's wildlife photography is about as up close and personal as you can get to timid wildlife and rare animals.
Northern Montana's expansive Glacier National Park offers over 700 miles of trails, with 760 lakes, 175 mountains and two dozen glaciers. ...
I'm highlighting images from several recent OP Assignments In this issue.
The history of American landscape photography generally has been a continuum of great photographers like William Henry Jackson, Ansel Adams and David Muench training their cameras on the big scenic image.
I can still recall the first time I laid eyes on the red rock country around Moab, Utah.
Ansel Adams described printmaking in musical terms: The negative is the score, and the print the performance.
Sleeping on the Greenland Ice Sheet, waddling with penguins in Antarctica and cruising aboard an icebreaker in the Bering Sea are typical days in the life of photographer Chris Linder.
When he was approached about doing a book on fishing for steelhead in the Northwest, Drew Stoecklein had never photographed such a large-scale project, and he knew little about fishing.
Kurt Budliger appreciates the great American tradition of Western landscape photography.
When it comes to exotic photographic destinations, most Americans have one place in mind: Africa. The cradle of man is a wildlife and landscape photographer's paradise. ...
The Kumbh Mela is the largest religious gathering in the world.
Fewer than 500—that's the number of Spirit Bears that exist in the entire world.
Bank to the left and lift the wing," I shout over my shoulder above the roar of the engine.
I first visited Alaska almost 10 years ago and became so enamored with Alaska's snow-covered summits, tidewater glaciers and wildlife that I decided to make it the focus of my photography.
The images we spotlight here come from a few different Assignments. ...
Though undeniably bold, the slither-chic allure of this versatile piece is hard to resist.
Imagine Hawaii. No doubt you're picturing beautiful white sand beaches, lush tropical forests, maybe even an ocean sunset.
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