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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, April 5, 2011

Carrizo Plain National Monument, California

Situated in California’s Central Valley, the Carrizo Plain National Monument is the last of the state’s historic grasslands. Photo opportunities abound in what’s known as “California’s Serengeti” for its rich wildlife and sweeping landscapes.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Assignments: May 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

In this issue’s Assignments department, we’re looking at three dramatic mountain scenes.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Here Be Dragons

Documenting the wild world in expeditions that go to the ends of the earth

It’s 2 a.m. at 80º north of the equator. The midnight sun glares off puddles in the pack ice.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota

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

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Southwest Road Trip

A pro’s guide to the lesser-known vantage points in the dramatic landscapes of Arizona, Nevada and Utah

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, lesser-known locations for my Southwestern landscape photography.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Capturing The Land

Scenic master George Ward gives insight into his passion for photography and how he keeps his vision fresh

George Ward was 33 years old when he first picked up a camera in a meaningful way.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Under The Big Sky

Montana-based photographer Jay Wesler’s black-and-white landscape images are born from the same sense of grandeur seen in Ansel Adams’ iconic work

Comparing a landscape photographer’s output to that of Ansel Adams is a tricky proposition.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Assignments: March 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

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.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Safaris In The Digital Age

Taking a dream trip to Africa to photograph the incredible array of wildlife there is more doable than you think

As artists and craftsmen, we’re, by definition, super-observant, seeking ways to document and interpret the environments and interactions that move us.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Tiger Trek

An acclaimed wildlife photographer goes to India in search of its national treasure

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.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Horsetail Fall In February

For just a few days each year, this Yosemite landmark is illuminated by the sun for a special display

There’s a waterfall in Yosemite National Park that, every February, becomes the object of attention for photographers worldwide.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Insider’s Passage

Get a look at America’s Last Frontier from a seasoned nature photographer who makes his home in Alaska

When Seward, Alaska-based photographer Ron Niebrugge needs something great to photograph, he doesn’t have to look far.

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

Bearing Witness

Frans Lanting has spent decades bringing awareness of faraway places in desperate need of preservation. His photographs have a way of living far beyond their initial creation and go on to have reverberating effects.

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.

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