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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 17, 2010

Ice Breaker

Acclaimed nature photographer Daniel J. Cox spends five weeks aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship in search of polar bears

Last fall, Daniel J. Cox found himself on a very large boat in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Florida Explored

In his home state, John Moran found his true photographic love. He never tires of the visual possibilities and the varied wildlife and landscapes

When John Moran speaks about his life’s work, it’s almost impossible to separate the man from his place in the world.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

50 Years After Travels With Charley

Packing his camera and an open mind, Randy Wells takes us on a road trip to rediscover Steinbeck’s America

Imagine stepping into the footprints of one of the greatest writers of the 20th century as you embark on your own road trip across America.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Baja California

South of the border, where the rugged windswept desert meets an emerald sea, James Kay shows us some of the hidden splendors that await an adventurous photographer

I’m watching my wife Susie disappear behind the swells as she bobs up and down while paddling her kayak to my left.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Life In B&W

Robert Buelteman is starting over, rediscovering the landscape he left long ago

Robert Buelteman has published three award-winning books of black-and-white landscape photography.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Wilderness Warrior

Joseph Rossbach breaks from the crowded overlooks and usual vantage points to capture original and compelling landscapes

For nature photographer Joe Rossbach, photographing the familiar in a familiar way is never good enough. It has to be different for him.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Wyoming

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway is located in northwestern Wyoming leading to Grand Teton National Park.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

You Wish You Were Here

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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Grand Canyon From Within

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?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Top Rock

Trekking the jagged and often desolate high country, a master of the landscape finds challenge and renewal

The last bit of rocky trail crunches beneath your boots. You’re winded—who wouldn’t be after scrambling up 5,000 vertical feet with a heavy load of camera gear?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Life On The Ice

James Martin travels to the ends of the earth to photograph a vanishing resource

When James Martin was in his mid-20s, he began learning how to ice climb in the Columbia Icefield near Athabasca Glacier in the Canadian Rockies.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

National Park Hot Spots Of The Pros

A selection of favorite places for photography in the national park system

The national park system is the ultimate playground for nature photographers.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Spearfish Canyon, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota

Spearfish Canyon in the northern Black Hills of western South Dakota is located just off of I-90 and close to the town of Spearfish.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

America's Best Idea

Outdoor Photographer sits down with Ken Burns to discuss our national parks and the role photographers played in establishing these treasures of the landscape. The legacy of the parks is inexorably tied to the legacy of nature photography in America.

The soothing baritone of actor George Takei quotes the contemplations of landscape painter Chiura Obata on the High Sierra: “In the evening, it gets very cold; the coyotes howl in the distance; in the midsky, the moon is arching; all the trees are standing here and there; and it is very quiet. You can learn from the teachings within this quietness.”

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Beyond The Usual Yosemite

Ansel Adams’ famous images of Yosemite helped make it a photographer’s mecca. Today, finding your own vision of one of our most well-known national parks requires getting off the beaten trail.

When you’ve been photographing Yosemite National Park for as long as I have, there comes a point at which you just can’t shoot another one from Tunnel View.

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