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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, March 13, 2012

Solitude Is Bliss

Kurt Budliger creates peaceful landscapes in the uncharted territory around his New England home

Kurt Budliger appreciates the great American tradition of Western landscape photography.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A River Odyssey

In Seasons of the Steelhead, Drew Stoecklein’s photographs take us on a visual journey that captures the essence of being on the river

When he was approached about doing a book on fishing for steelhead in the Northwest, Drew Stoecklein had never photographed such a large-scale project, and he knew little about fishing.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Science On Ice

A photographer chronicles scientific expeditions in the polar regions

Sleeping on the Greenland Ice Sheet, waddling with penguins in Antarctica and cruising aboard an icebreaker in the Bering Sea are typical days in the life of photographer Chris Linder.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Located west of Alamogordo, N.M., White Sands National Monument is the world's largest gypsum dune field, a surreal high-desert landscape created by the erosion of water-soluble gypsum deposits in the nearby San Andreas Mountains over thousands of years.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Assignments: March 2012

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

The images we spotlight here come from a few different Assignments.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Lake Tahoe, California

Located along the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Higher Ground

Longtime OP contributor and Utah explorer James Kay gives us a unique look at a landscape that needs protection

Bank to the left and lift the wing," I shout over my shoulder above the roar of the engine.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Spirit Bear

Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen journey to the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada to find the Spirit Bear of the Gitga’at People

Fewer than 500—that's the number of Spirit Bears that exist in the entire world.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon

Located on the Oregon Coast between Florence and Coos Bay, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is a strip of coastal dunes and forest between U.S. Highway 101 and the Pacific Ocean.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Discover Alaska Wildlife

From the sea to the mountains, the vast wilds of Alaska give nature photographers an opportunity to find and photograph some of the most iconic wildlife in North America

I first visited Alaska almost 10 years ago and became so enamored with Alaska's snow-covered summits, tidewater glaciers and wildlife that I decided to make it the focus of my photography.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Scott Mead’s Hawaii landscapes show the depth of color, mood and drama of the islands’ stunning and wholly unique environment

Imagine Hawaii. No doubt you're picturing beautiful white sand beaches, lush tropical forests, maybe even an ocean sunset.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Mount Seymour Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Canada, Mount Seymour Provincial Park is one of the many amazing sights found in British Columbia.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Season Of Solitude

Marc Adamus’ winter landscape images combine light, form and color to transport the viewer into a place and a state of emotion

In 2011, he found snow in late September while leading a workshop in Glacier National Park, but his winter really kicked in when he landed in a remote Arctic range a few days into October. He'll take winter wherever, whenever he can find it.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Photographing With Purpose

By creating more meaningful work, you can find greater focus and develop a stronger voice, leading to deeper satisfaction and growth as a photographer

What does it mean to be a photographer with purpose?

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Assignments: November 2011

Photo Assignments From The Editor Of Outdoor Photographer Magazine

The Black And White Assignment was one of the most popular that we've run, and it attracted some of the best photography.

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