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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, December 2, 2014

Behind The Shot: Steller Sea Lion

Hurst Island, British Columbia, Canada

The Steller sea lion: 700 pounds of six-foot rambunctious puppy dog!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Assignments: January/February 2015

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

Congratulations to Denis Dessoliers, Bud Walley and Valerie Millett.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Behind The Shot: Shiprock & Dust Storm

I got to Shiprock, here in San Juan County, N.M., at about two in the morning, and if you've never seen the stars in all their radiant glory in the middle of the high desert, please, I beg you to come to my stomping grounds.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Assignments: December 2014

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

Congratulations to David Saylor, Wendy Gedack and Quynh Ton for their winning photographs from the Reflections, Better Lucky Than Good and Starry Nights Assignments.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Underappreciated Vistas

Often maligned as “the Flyover States,” Tom Till shows us that the Midwest is rich with landscape photography opportunities, when you know where to look

Many photographers repeat this journey now.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Assignments: November 2014

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

The winners of the Summer Storms, Into The Sun and Summer Travel Assignments are showcased on these pages.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Concept

Beyond a strong composition or capturing dazzling color, think of interesting, important and meaningful things to express in your photography

When teaching photography workshops, I emphasize the importance of starting an image with a concept.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Earth Is My Witness

Art Wolfe’s new book is a massive compendium of his life’s work

The sun, the moon, and the stars live together as a cooperative.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Assignments: October 2014

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

In this issue, we showcase the winning images from the Worm's-Eye View, Twilight, Lazy Summer Days and Birds In Flight Assignments, which ran in July of this year.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Assignments: September 2014

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

In the late spring and early summer, we ran an eclectic mix of Assignments, including Abstracts, Wide-Angle, Wildflowers and Brooks, Streams & Rivers.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Muse Of Monochrome

If black-and-white landscape photography was an earthquake, Yosemite would be the epicenter

Yosemite is a giant magnet, and nature photographers are iron filings.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Back To B&W

A lifelong student of the medium, photographer Tony Hertz makes digital black-and-white landscapes with a wet-darkroom sensibility

For photographer Tony Hertz, black-and-white photography represents a return to his roots. He worked as a newspaper photographer during the 1980s, where all of his assignments were shot on black-and-white film, then processed and printed by hand in a traditional darkroom.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Assignments: August 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

Leading up to this special Black & White issue, we ran an Assignment inviting you to send in your best black-and-white landscapes.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The Timeless Moment

With a handheld, integrated-lens digital camera, renowned landscape photographer David Muench explores the proposed Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

We were stopped at the pass on Highway 70 for a missile test.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

American Landscape Photo Contest 2014 Winners

Showcasing the top images from Outdoor Photographer’s premier contest

Technology changes photography as much as photography changes technology.

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