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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, 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.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Going Back To Baja

James Kay takes us on an exploration of the national parks in the rugged and beautiful Baja Peninsula

As the northernmost and westernmost state of Mexico, Baja California is a peninsula that stretches from the southern tip of California to Baja California Sur.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Assignments: July 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

In the spring of 2014, the OP Assignments ranged from self-explanatory topics like Spring Showers to more interpretive themes like Contrasting Landscapes.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Something New!

How a trek to the wide-open landscapes and extreme wilderness of Alaska led to a creative recharge for Marc Muench

Devil's club and blueberries were everywhere, granite cliffs towering up into the misty clouds, looking like scenes out of the movie The Lord of the Rings.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Assignments: June 2014

The Best Of The Assignments Submissions From outdoorphotographer.com

From weather to light to mood, the weekly Assignments Winners showcased in this issue are from a diverse mix of themes.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska

Nearly 1,000 miles southwest of Anchorage sit two small islands in Alaska's Aleutian Islands connected only by a 500-foot bridge

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