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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 5, 2013

Penguin Planet

The top 5 locations to photograph the world’s most unique birds

Among the world's animals, penguins are absolutely unique.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

As one of the last remaining intact temperate ecosystems, visiting Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park is like taking an adventurous journey back in time to the last Ice Age.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Windows On The Natural World

Using subtle framing techniques within her images, Linde Waidhofer creates dynamic photos that guide the viewer through the frame

Looking at some of Linde Waidhofer's photography, it occurred to us that she has a way of framing subjects within the rectangular frame.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Surf Alaska

In the remote Kenai Peninsula, Chris Burkard found waves and landscapes that few, if any, have ever surfed. He brought back photos that showed this unique and special place.

Self-taught photographer Chris Burkard calls the ocean his muse.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Havasupai Reborn

After a number of massive weather-related changes reshaped this iconic location, Kerrick James reflects on the past and the future of Havasupai

The landscape of the Colorado Plateau is ephemeral, a changeling, although to beings with short life spans, this land seems immutable, a constant.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Adventures In The Landscapes

Adam Barker has achieved perfect balance, melding the personal with the professional in his outdoor photography

Adam Barker is a man of needs.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

It's a nature photographer's paradise because so much material can be found within a 15- to 20-minute drive between most of these locations.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Assignments: October 2013

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

The submissions were excellent, and we reached out to several photographers to publish their work here in the magazine.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Next Generation Landscapes

Digital innovation has allowed Marc Adamus to deliver a more refined vision than ever before. It’s the new look of landscape photography.

When Marc Adamus was a kid, he loved spending time studying maps of exotic locations.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Little Hawksbill Crag, Ozark National Forest, Arkansas

Little Hawksbill Crag presents a dramatic view overlooking the White River in Arkansas.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The New Traditionalist

In less than a decade, Jim Shoemaker went from being afraid of his SLR to a life filled with landscape photography and creating images that convey what the scene feels like

When Jim Shoemaker relocated from Southern Michigan to Southern California 13 years ago, the move changed his life.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Assignments: September 2013

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

Every week, the OP editors choose a winning image from the submissions to that week's Assignment on outdoorphotographer.com.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, Montana

Captured as the sun was setting over a ridge on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, these fighting stallions are part of a herd of 150 free-roaming mustangs and feral horses known locally as "wild horses."

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Continental Divide

A photographer documents the ecological impacts of the border wall between the United States and Mexico

Crouched in a photo blind near the border between the United States and Mexico, Krista Schlyer heard voices—beneath her.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Reticent Landscape

A career in photojournalism and an affinity for unlikely locales have shaped Chuck Kimmerle into a unique landscape photographer

For much of his 25-year journey through a few careers—from photojournalist to commercial photographer—Chuck Kimmerle's love of landscape photography simmered quietly on the back burner.

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