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International Adventure & Travel Photography


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, 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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Shades Of Wildlife

South African photographer Heinrich van den Berg strips his dramatic wildlife images of color to create dimension and add emotion. They’re stunning, graphic, refined and evocative.

The list of world-class black-and-white wildlife photographers is a short one, but even if it were pages long, South African photographer Heinrich van den Berg certainly would belong near the top.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Assignments: July 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

The In The Mountains Assignment drew a number of excellent submissions to the gallery on the OP website.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Whale Guy

Flip Nicklin has spent 30 years looking whales in the eye. His acclaimed photographs have practically defined these massive and graceful creatures to the general public and helped break new ground in marine mammalogy.

On March 10, 1979, Flip Nicklin met Frank, who was "singing" in the waters off of Maui at the time.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Assignments: June 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

The OP Assignments galleries on our website continue to showcase the considerable talents of the magazine's readers.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Patagonia The Last Wild Place

The new book, Unknown Patagonia, tells the story of the precious and unexplored region of central Chilean Patagonia and the environmental threats it faces

In South America, "south" means more than a direction, more than a description and more than a mere adjective.

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.

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