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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, 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.

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.

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