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These travel photo essays will transport you to the far reaches of the globe. View images from around the world and learn about the landscapes and cultures experienced by other adventure photographers.


Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Lessons Learned From Galen Rowell

Beyond his talents and his enduring and inspirational art, Galen Rowell was a great mentor to many intrepid outdoor photographers. We discuss a few of his most famous techniques and how you can apply his approach to your photography.

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.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

The Rhino Horn Trade

The story at the consumer end

Two years ago, I was filming with a German TV team in a new casino town on the Laos/China border.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Arctic To The Max

Florian Schulz paints a diverse and lively picture of the landscape and its wildlife in a new book that’s accompanying an IMAX film

The Arctic is known for its giant peaks, icy glaciers and raw unrivaled beauty that few ever get to experience in person.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

How To Be A Conservation Photographer

Do you want to make a difference with your pictures? Take a look at these tips to get you started.

Gear has exploded all over my tiny 600-square-foot apartment in Boulder, Colo.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Elemental Energy

Rafael Rojas sorts through the earth’s kinetic frenzy to create structured, graphic images that connect the viewer to the scene and to nature as a whole

Rafael Rojas is a high-energy guy, which comes through in everything he does.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Nature Of Wildlife

Stefano Unterthiner gets incredibly close to the action to create his unique wildlife photographs

Stefano Unterthiner's wildlife photography is about as up close and personal as you can get to timid wildlife and rare animals.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Frogs Of The OSA

In a Costa Rica refuge, preservation tactics are leading to a stable ecosystem where amphibians are thriving

My foot plunged through cool rushing water to find the firm purchase of a pebbled streambed.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Safari!

Preparing for and demystifying African safaris for American photographers

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.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Kumbh Mela

Around the world, nothing matches this triennial Indian religious festival

The Kumbh Mela is the largest religious gathering in the world.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Skin Trade

It turns out that python skin is the newest trend for purses and pumps, but it’s a mortal liability for the wild reptiles that provide it

Though undeniably bold, the slither-chic allure of this versatile piece is hard to resist.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

People In Color

Nevada Wier is the quintessential traveler and global adventurer. Among her recent destinations are the outer, less-known areas of Burma and India.

In the last decade, with the nation enthralled in two wars, combat photojournalism and photojournalists have woven their way into the day-to-day fabric of all of our lives.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Assignments: November 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

The Black And White Assignment was one of the most popular that we've run, and it attracted some of the best photography.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Discovering India

Explore the subcontinent through the images of India’s Foreign Photographer of the Year, Fredric Roberts

In 2011, Fredric Roberts of Los Angeles, Calif., was presented with the award for Best Foreign Photographer for India.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The Big Story

Famous for his near-specialization of difficult African assignments for National Geographic, Michael Nichols continues to deliver the excitement of photographic discovery, always testing the limits of his equipment and technique

If the essence of National Geographic Magazine could be limited to one word, it would be discovery.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Assignments: August 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

I was impressed by the range of subjects and the variety of perspectives that were submitted.

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