OP Home > Locations > North America

North America

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, August 3, 2015

Sage Spirit & The American West

ILCP Fellow Dave Showalter on making a difference with a camera and a focused mission

Ferrying my third load across rolling, unbroken sagebrush hills to a portable blind that's a speck in an immense landscape, I'm thinking of how rare, how ephemeral these moments are—that so few places like this remain.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Interpreting The Landscape

Black-and-white photographer Gary Wagner brings a refined vision to the California landscape

There's an age-old question about zebras: Are they black with white stripes or white with black stripes?

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Assignments: August 2015

Congratulations to Harry Lichtman, David Bodine and Michael Ryan for their winning images.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Fine Art With A Purpose

Twentysomething landscape photographer Chris Miele first found his aesthetic, now he’s in search of a purpose

So, he began using his free time to photograph landscapes around his Southern California home.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

On The Road Again

Adventure photographer Kerrick James, who travels nearly 200 days a year, takes a pit stop to share stories from the road

The life of an adventure photographer isn't easy.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Behind The Shot: "First Rays On Crater Lake"

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

I'd had a hunch that something special was about to happen in the park when I called the ranger from my home office in Portland that morning.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Behind The Shot: Bringing Home Breakfast

Fort De Soto Park, Florida

I am a relative novice to the pursuit of serious photography, having purchased my first DSLR in June 2013.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Assignments: July 2015

For this special National Parks issue, we're featuring some of the best submissions to our recent National Parks Assignment.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

National Parks Pro Guide

Tips and insights on where to go inside some of our most popular national parks

The national parks are a treasure trove of wilderness, habitat and scenic beauty, but most visitors never venture more than 100 feet from the roads or parking areas.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Long Weekend Locations

Pro photographers share some of their favorite regional locations for extended weekend photo adventures

Summer in Maine is a great reward for enduring the winter months.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Assignments: June 2015

Congratulations to Lorenzo Cassina and Alena Nichols.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Through A Lens Darkly

As part of the new generation of landscape photographers on the forefront of digital technology, Michael Bollino is bridging the gap between 
straight photography and digital art

Portland, Oregon-based Michael Bollino seamlessly blends a classic landscape eye with the tools and sensibilities of a cutting-edge, 21st-century landscape photographer.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The State Of Our Art

We had a chance to sit with Frans Lanting and discuss the evolution of nature photography over the last 20 years

In celebration of this month's publication of the 100th "World View" column by legendary photographer Frans Lanting, we discuss the profound changes the Santa Cruz, California-based photographer has both witnessed and utilized over his prodigious career.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Wild, Wild West

How Sandy Sisti followed her dream to Yellowstone to become a full-time wildlife photographer

When Sandy Sisti first set foot in Yellowstone National Park, it was nothing short of a revelation.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Assignments: April 2015

Congratulations to Wendy Gedack, Nico DeBarmore, Erika Skogg and Vincent Bonafede for their winning submissions.

Popular OP Articles