Land And Sky
Tips for getting dramatic photos in the wide-open expanse of the American prairie
When the beauty of nature and chaos collided, it created the prairie.
RAW vs. JPEG
Should you be using one, the other or both?
Is there still a reason to discuss RAW versus JPEG?
Solutions: Rolling Shutter
Discover this little-known artifact that’s generated from some digital cameras when the conditions are exactly right
We recently received an email from a contributor who had taken a photograph out of the window of a small airplane.
The Dark Secret Of Digital Photography
How the dark side of your photos can be limiting your prints
Digital photography vastly expands our opportunities for better pictures. We can now shoot in lower light with higher quality results, instantly see our images as we capture them and easily process those images for the best results.
A global photographer gives us a feel for the agenda and flow of a high-end workshop when he treks to China with Art Wolfe
The opportunity to study with a master photographer in the field, to see what he or she is seeing, and to travel with someone with a knowledge of the best locations and the ideal times to photograph them, are all great reasons for taking an "on-the-road" photography workshop.
Gadget Bag: Trail Lights
Small flashlights have 1001 uses for an outdoor photographer in autumn
If you want to get the very best photos, you need to capture the very best light.
In Focus: November 2011
With a bigger sensor, stronger audio capabilities and AVCHD 2.0 HD video support, the Sony NEX-VG20 is the second generation of Sony's Handycam interchangeable-lens camcorder.
Our Guide To Mirrorless Cameras
Combining compact size with the interchangeable lenses of a DSLR, mirrorless cameras offer the outdoor photographer a capable, lightweight option
Outdoor photography—landscape, wildlife, close-up, travel and sports—covers a lot of territory and demands cameras that deliver excellent image quality and a wide range of focal lengths.
The latest translucent-mirror DSLR from Sony has a 24.3-megapixel sensor, with continuous phase-detection AF and eye-level viewing for stills and video
The new SLT-A77 is the long-awaited successor to Sony's A700 enthusiast APS-C DSLR.
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.
People In Color
Nevada Wier is the quintessential traveler and global adventurer. Among her recent destinations are the outer, less-known areas of Burma and India.
In the last decade, with the nation enthralled in two wars, combat photojournalism and photojournalists have woven their way into the day-to-day fabric of all of our lives.
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?
Sperry Peak, Cascade Range, Washington
Sperry Peak is located in the Cascade Mountains along a section of the scenic Mountain Loop Highway.
Be An Outdoors Person
Improve your nature skills to improve your photography
An endless supply of unique, never-photographed locations awaits all of us in the more remote areas of our country. Getting to these locations is the challenge.
Playing In The Rain
Bad weather, good photos
I get a kick out of shooting in the worst kinds of weather—rain, snow, sandstorms—that sort of thing.
Speed Up To Slow Down
Slo-Mo Video • What You Get Isn’t What You Got • False Magnification?
Are these photographers using special cameras and software, or can I do this with my DSLR's HD video?
California's Sierra Nevada has drawn people ever since word first got out about its breathtaking beauty. In the 1860s, Alfred Bierstadt enshrined these mountains as an iconic American place with his monumental paintings.
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