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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 29, 2014

Assignments: June 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

From weather to light to mood, the weekly Assignments Winners showcased in this issue are from a diverse mix of themes.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska

Nearly 1,000 miles southwest of Anchorage sit two small islands in Alaska's Aleutian Islands connected only by a 500-foot bridge

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Assignments: May 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

I sent out several Assignments about the cold and the snow and ice, as well as one asking for submissions centered around the color blue.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Painted Hills, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

The Painted Hills are part of the John Day Fossil Beds in central Oregon.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Assignments: April 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

During the height of winter, as much of North America wrestled with biting cold, heavy snow, and in the case of the Southwest, sunny days in the 80s.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Rookery At Smith Oaks Sanctuary, Texas

We follow wildlife from Haines in Alaska, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico and Lake Martin in Louisiana, to the Venice Rookery and Alligator Farm in Florida, but The Rookery at Smith Oaks Sanctuary is best for us.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Photography Icons Of The NPS

Our quick guide to some of the best U.S. national parks for shooting

In this brief guide to the best national parks for photography in the United States, we aim to give you a glimpse into some of this country's greatest treasures.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Assignments: March 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

Winning images from the Close To Home, Winter Scenics And Flocks, Herds & Schools assignments

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Art Of Vision

Learn to connect with the landscape like the great masters Ansel Adams, Minor White, Philip Hyde and others

Recently, about two months apart, top photobloggers Marc Graf and Jim Goldstein both wrote about the same topic.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park is known for its spectacular scenery and incredible thermal features, including 300 geysers and hot springs, as well as a wealth of wildlife.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Invisible Light

Nevada Wier’s color infrared images show the people and places she photographs in an ethereal and surreal way

Six years ago, I began exploring the challenge of making the invisible visible—photographing unusual places using a digital camera and the unusual, haunting light of infrared. I'm now a devotee of invisible light!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Assignments: January/February 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

Top selections from recent Assignments Winners from outdoorphotographer.com

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Pro Winter Hot Spots

Top locations for you to get your best shots this winter

Top selections from recent Assignments Winners from outdoorphotographer.com

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida & Mississippi

Stretching over 150 miles of coastline from Cat Island in Mississippi to Santa Rosa Island in Florida, Gulf Islands National Seashore spans across two island chains from the Florida Panhandle to the coast of Mississippi.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

For The Love Of It

Frank Smith brings a passion and purpose to his photography that proves the true meaning of the word “amateur”

Meet Frank Smith, and you understand why amateurs have always been the driving force behind photography's progress, whether as art, science or business.

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