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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, November 3, 2009

Canyon Wilderness

Jon Ortner is based about as far from the landscapes that make up his latest book as you can imagine, and he shows that sometimes the best landscapes come from having an outsider’s perspective

Jon Ortner isn’t like most Western landscape photographers.

Friday, October 30, 2009

America's Natural Treasures

A new book pays tribute to the national parks

American historian, writer and conservationist Wallace Stegner once called the national parks “the best idea we ever had.” While that description may be debatable, there’s something to the notion that these beautiful natural landscapes are to the United States what the Roman Coliseum, Greece’s Parthenon or countless medieval cathedrals are to Europe.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Churchill, Manitoba Canada

Churchill, Manitoba, the “Polar Bear Capital of the World,” is located on the southwestern shore of Canada’s Hudson Bay.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Dreamscapes

Ian Plant’s landscapes aren’t abstracts and they aren’t entirely literal. Plant uses uniquely photographic techniques and tools to transform the scene, and his images end up going far beyond a documentary shot.

Photographer Ian Plant challenges many of the conventional notions that define landscape photography.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Turning Point

The International League of Conservation Photographers looks to expand its reach and influence with a new director

Just four years ago, a group of nature photographers assembled in Anchorage, Alaska, during the Eighth World Wilderness Congress to talk about how they could play a more pivotal role in the conservation movement.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Two Shots, One Place

Location! Location! Location! Scouting for nature and sports scenics, multifaceted photographer Stephen Matera sees a landscape as an opportunity for a variety of distinctly different images

Stephen Matera is the quintessential outdoor photographer. He shoots action sports—like kayaking, skiing and mountain biking—and he’s also an accomplished landscape photographer, capturing both big, beautiful scenic vistas and intimate views of the land in which he spends so much time.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Sierra Light

In her latest book, Elizabeth Carmel explores how climate change is affecting the landscape that she calls home

In describing the Sierra Nevada Mountains, famed naturalist John Muir once wrote: “Along the [Central Valley’s] eastern margin rises the mighty Sierra, miles in height, reposing like a smooth, cumulous cloud in the sunny sky, and so gloriously colored, and so luminous, it seems to be not clothed with light, but wholly composed of it, like the wall of some celestial city.”

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Acadia National Park, Maine

Bass Harbor Lighthouse is located off of Route 102A on the western side of Mount Desert Island, just outside Acadia National Park in Maine.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Capturing Southwest Light

Larry Lindahl explores his desert home in search of the unexpected

Sedona, Arizona, is a special place. Outdoor enthusiasts know it for its ubiquitous red sandstone rock formations, which have drawn photographers for decades who juxtapose the almost glowing red rocks with deep blue skies for dramatic landscape images.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

On The Border

Photographers document the ecological impact of the barrier going up along the U.S.-Mexico border

As she watched a herd of bison jumping over a barbed-wire fence to cross between its habitat in the United States and Mexico, Krista Schlyer’s plan for a photo expedition began to take shape.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. It’s home to approximately 10,000 species of plants and animals, including old-growth forests and a large black bear population.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Known for its idyllic settings, Cannon Beach, Ore., is a photographer’s paradise. Located along the northern Oregon coast, this charming town is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountains.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Postmodern

The legendary black-and-white imagery of Richard Garrod navigates a fine line between art and nature

For more than five decades, photographer Richard Garrod has been producing a strikingly unique fine-art approach to landscape and nature photography.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

The Art Of Astrophotography

Capturing the heavens can be a rewarding and altogether unique form of outdoor photography

Astrophotography is a word that we seldom hear or read; however, this photography technique was used soon after the first image was recorded. In fact, astronomer Sir John Herschel was the first to use the term “photography,” and the first to apply “negative” and “E2 positive” in relation to photography.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Getting Connected

Florian Schulz takes his Freedom to Roam project into the second phase—Baja to the Beaufort Sea

For decades, conventional wisdom said that national parks, wilderness areas and refuges were the answer to preserving natural lands and providing sustainable wildlife habitats. But for some time, these large protected areas have been losing the native species they aim to protect.

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