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Get back to nature with Outdoor Photographer. From landscape photography articles that include the rugged beauty of the West to the bustle of the urban jungle, use our nature and wildlife photo essays to find your next adventure.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

50 Years After Travels With Charley

Packing his camera and an open mind, Randy Wells takes us on a road trip to rediscover Steinbeck’s America

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.

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

Baja California

South of the border, where the rugged windswept desert meets an emerald sea, James Kay shows us some of the hidden splendors that await an adventurous photographer

I’m watching my wife Susie disappear behind the swells as she bobs up and down while paddling her kayak to my left.

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, July 6, 2010

The Wildlife Photojournalist

With a doctorate in biology and an eye for rich biodiversity, Tim Laman’s extraordinary wildlife photography is captivating and raises awareness about the complex ecosystems he shoots

New England-based photographer Tim Laman has climbed to the top of his field both figuratively and literally.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Life In B&W

Robert Buelteman is starting over, rediscovering the landscape he left long ago

Robert Buelteman has published three award-winning books of black-and-white landscape photography.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Most Wanted

Going beyond the usual suspects, wildlife photographer Kevin Schafer is working to tell the stories of animals no one knows

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.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Atacama Adventure

This rare and fragile region is one of the driest—and most beautiful—places on Earth

There’s a desert in South America that’s said to be the driest place on Earth.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Wilderness Warrior

Joseph Rossbach breaks from the crowded overlooks and usual vantage points to capture original and compelling landscapes

For nature photographer Joe Rossbach, photographing the familiar in a familiar way is never good enough. It has to be different for him.

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, May 11, 2010

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming

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

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Oh, So Magnificent Osa

A photographer documents the biodiversity of a remote corner of Costa Rica

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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

You Wish You Were Here

Brandon Riza’s spectacular mountain photographs transport the viewer into the place and the moment. They’re invitations to adventure.

If a 3D graphics programmer with a daredevil streak and years of digital imaging under his belt ventured into landscape photography, one might expect the resulting images to be a little overdone—perhaps tending toward the “hyperrealism” of HDR, brimming with candy colors and super-saturation.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Grand Canyon From Within

Be adventurous and get away from the hordes of tourists who crowd the plateau to see this natural wonder from a completely different perspective

How many of us first approached the Grand Canyon from rim level, took a long sweeping look and then despaired over how to depict the beauty, spirit and scale of this geologic wonder in a photograph from that spot?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Top Rock

Trekking the jagged and often desolate high country, a master of the landscape finds challenge and renewal

The last bit of rocky trail crunches beneath your boots. You’re winded—who wouldn’t be after scrambling up 5,000 vertical feet with a heavy load of camera gear?

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