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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, August 23, 2011

A Photo Highway

Route 89 carves its way through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Western U.S. It’s a landscape photographer’s dream road trip.

Ten years ago, I found myself staring at a map of the western United States looking for my next photographic project.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Appalachian Ridge Runner

In the quest to do more than just take pretty pictures, Jerry Greer is using his images to promote conservation in the region of the country he loves the most

To reach the Priest Pinnacle in the Priest Wilderness of the George Washington National Forest in central Virginia, Jerry Greer starts out long before daybreak to trek two miles up the Appalachian Trail, and then, with his GPS, heads off-trail to reach a remote outcropping of massive boulders

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Wind River Range, Wyoming

Accessible only by foot or by horse, Dad's Lake is located in the Bridger Wilderness with-in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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 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 24, 2011

The More Things Change...

Although his techniques and tools evolve, Edgar Callaert’s drive to explore the American landscape remains constant

As a young boy, Edgar Callaert's family traveled constantly.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Sand In My Shoes: The Other Mojave

An adventurous trek to the desert leaves crowded cities behind and gives you a chance to capture unique photographs of an arid landscape

Encompassing some 25,000 square miles of real estate in southeastern California and southern Nevada is the great Mojave Desert.

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 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.

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