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.
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.
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.
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.
Brandon Riza’s spectacular mountain photographs transport the viewer into the place and the moment. They’re invitations to adventure.
If a 3D graphics programmer with a daredevil streak and years of digital imaging under his belt ventured into landscape photography, one might expect the resulting images to be a little overdone—perhaps tending toward the “hyperrealism” of HDR, brimming with candy colors and super-saturation.
Be adventurous and get away from the hordes of tourists who crowd the plateau to see this natural wonder from a completely different perspective
How many of us first approached the Grand Canyon from rim level, took a long sweeping look and then despaired over how to depict the beauty, spirit and scale of this geologic wonder in a photograph from that spot?