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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, February 17, 2015

The Big Sky

Legendary landscape master David Muench traded a 4x5 for compact digital cameras for his most recent expeditions in Montana and his exploration of Big Sky Country

The Montana skies that entrance most people are David Muench's daily fare.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Behind The Shot: A Picture...50 Years In The Making

The year was 1964, and Ansel Adams was seated directly across from me at the dining table.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Assignments: March 2015

Winning Images From The Weekly Assignments At outdoorphotographer.com

Congratulations to Kevin King, Harry Lichtman and Kevin Russell for their winning submissions.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Three Days In Utah

For landscape photographers with a long winter weekend, here are some top spots in The Beehive State to get stunning, out-of-the-ordinary photos

For nature photographers looking for a long winter weekend of spectacular landscape vistas, Utah is ideal.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

OP 2014 Vistas Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our inaugural Vistas contest, whose images appear on these pages. You can see all of the Finalists at outdoorphotographer.com.

After several seasons of trying, I was finally able to capture this image.

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.

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