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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, 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.

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, 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, 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.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

25 Top Locations For Nature Photography

The pros of OP share some of their favorite locations from around the world

As OP turns 25, we have chosen to connect with some of the pros who have made the magazine great over the past two and a half decades to discover some of their all-time favorite locations.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The Next Generation

As OP turns 25, we’re looking more to the future than the past. The photographers on the following pages are some of the names we expect to see more of alongside the photographers who have made the magazine so inspirational over the last quarter century.

Reaching 25 years of publication is certainly a milestone that we’re proud of at OP, but the magazine has always been about looking forward, not dwelling on the past.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Crossing Cultures

Frans Lanting journeyed to the Australian outback for a cross-cultural artistic collaboration

Photography is not often a collaborative endeavor. True, even the best photographers rely on assistance from a team of producers, fixers, translators and retouchers, but the actual act of creation is usually a solitary one.

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 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 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 13, 2010

Life On The Ice

James Martin travels to the ends of the earth to photograph a vanishing resource

When James Martin was in his mid-20s, he began learning how to ice climb in the Columbia Icefield near Athabasca Glacier in the Canadian Rockies.

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