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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.


Monday, January 1, 2007

Alaska Adventure

For intrepid photographers, Alaska is still the gold standard for untamed landscape and wildlife photography

Alaska is often referred to as the last great wilderness for nature photographers who want to see the big game of North America. Africa’s Serengeti and the Alaskan frontier are in the same class when it comes to the diversity of wildlife and the vast regions of unspoiled habitat that support these animals. Like Africa, it’s not easy to reach North America’s ultimate wilderness, but if you want to see the splendid flora and fauna this special place has to offer, the trek is well worth it. From bald eagles to caribou to whales, every aspect of the landscape offers its own treasure trove of wildlife.

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Lone Star Hotspots

Discover the American landscape, Texas-style

Diversity is the textbook definition of Texas. The Lone Star State offers a menagerie of faces that define a natural heritage known to photographers throughout the world. From the palette of color in the flora and mountains along the historical Rio Grande River to the oceanic sky over the undulating grasslands and canyons of big ranch country, Texas offers a variety of locations, subjects and seasons to fit your photographic needs.

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Isolating Fall Scenics

Discover the forest for the trees using these

The Appalachian Mountains have always served as a source of inspiration for me. Born and raised in the remote recesses of southern West Virginia, these ancient mountains became my mentors as I explored their steep slopes, narrow ridges and constricted valleys. Once I became smitten with nature photography, the Appalachians became my favorite location to explore through a viewfinder.


Sunday, October 1, 2006

Fall Foliage In The American West

James Kay has a passion for the grand vistas of autumn in the wide-open spaces of North America

To photograph colorful fall foliage, the conventional wisdom says go to New England, but for photographer James Kay,no place is better in autumn than the American West. Kay, who makes his home in Salt Lake City, has photographed the mountain west for almost 25 years, and he still relishes its grand vistas of vivid autumn color.

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

David Muench's Favorite Places

The master photographer shares his personal picks of the country's national parks


David Muench enjoys the exciting blend of history and landscape that exists in Big Bend, where the Rio Grande serves as a watery border between the United States and Mexico. With more than 800,000 acres of land, the park features a rich collection of some 1,200 species of plants, including more than 60 cactus species, massive canyons and an expansive desert—all against the beautiful backdrop of the Chisos Mountain Range.• Park Headquarters: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Winter Hot And Cold Spots

Whether you've packed snowshoes or swimsuits, these diverse destinations will satisfy your craving for winter photography

While spring and fall offer a distinctive color palette, winter brings to the prepared eye a wonderful array of tones and subjects that distinguishes it from the rest of the days of the year. Winter has a special quality all its own, which calls to the photographer to visit, to explore and to capture. With the help of several accomplished photographers, we offer some special locations to consider visiting during this time of year.

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Vista Las Vegas

America's City of Lights isn't known for its nature photography, but nearby areas make it worth considering for scenics and more

Like many pros who must attend trade and professional meetings, I travel to Las Vegas a few times a year. While some people enjoy the city’s shows and nightlife, many nature photographers are like me and don’t find that particularly attractive. Yet I’ve learned to love Las Vegas for its outdoor photography.

Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Comfort In The Backcountry

Get a roof over your head and inspiring locations for photos by exploring the possibilities of remote lodges


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