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North American Wildlife & Landscape Photography


The stunning beauty of North American landscapes and wildlife awaits you. Explore Red Rock Canyon State Park in California or feast your eyes on abundant wildlife in Alaska. Our American photography features can turn your next journey into a visually stunning experience.


Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Spring In The Northwest

Standing in stark contrast to its usual reputation, May in the Pacific Northwest is a month when the landscape comes alive with vivid colors

Winters can be long in the Pacific Northwest...or maybe they just seem that way.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Beyond The Range Of Light

From her home in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Elizabeth Carmel is focused on capturing dramatic vistas in transition

Based in Northern California, Elizabeth Carmel is one of the top nature photographers working today.

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 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, 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.

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, 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, October 12, 2010

The Moors Of California

Point Reyes National Seashore is a photographer’s paradise. A local expert on the area shows us the hot spots.

As a zealot for places like Yosemite National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, I often find myself photographing in the exact spots where many of the great photographers had focused their cameras.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Ice Breaker

Acclaimed nature photographer Daniel J. Cox spends five weeks aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship in search of polar bears

Last fall, Daniel J. Cox found himself on a very large boat in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Florida Explored

In his home state, John Moran found his true photographic love. He never tires of the visual possibilities and the varied wildlife and landscapes

When John Moran speaks about his life’s work, it’s almost impossible to separate the man from his place in the world.

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