American Landscape 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Contender Philip Dowling

American Landscape contest Contender Philip Dowling captures the extreme contrast of the American western landscape with his two submissions

I was traveling through Yellowstone National Park on the pass between Canyon Village and Norris Junction when we encountered a brief hailstorm.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Contender Mike Harker

American Landscape contest Contender Mike Harker enjoys finding undiscovered landscapes in his local national park of Yellowstone

I was traveling through Yellowstone National Park on the pass between Canyon Village and Norris Junction when we encountered a brief hailstorm.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Contender Garry Everett

A slight change in weather conditions within the hour provided American Landscape contest Contender Garry Everett with a variety of lighting and composition options at the same location, as seen in two of his three submissions

I had photographed this area before from locations such as Convict Lake, Owens River, Mammoth Mountain, and Mono Lake.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Contender Stephen L. Kapp

While American Landscape contest Contender Stephen Kapp’s dual submissions tell different stories, Kapp seeks out images with emotional impact

While topside of a cruise ship, I found these special moments of awesome sunsets, cloud formations and large expanses of desolate beauty.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Contender Paul S. Phillips

Contender Paul S. Phillips finds beauty in early morning light, color, and discovering new compositions as seen in four of his American Landscape contest submissions

I've been known to wake up a rooster or two in the past pursuing a photograph. If there had been one around on this morning it would have been no exception.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Contender Donna P. Bollenbach

American Landscape contest Contender Donna P. Bollenbach is continually inspired by the diverse raw wilderness of Kissimmee Prairie Preserve

Scouting for a good sunrise location, I went to the slough the day before with my compass and determined that the sun would rise over the slough. I decided it had great potential for a morning shoot.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Contender Delton Young

American Landscape contest Contender Delton Young captured this image after two days of sandstorms cleared from the Mesquite Dunes

The first rays of sunlight often bathe the dunes in warm light, set off by sharp contrasts with deep blue skies and surrounding dark mountains.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Contender Marco Crupi

American Landscape contest Contender Marco Crupi’s multiple submissions span America’s state parks from coast to coast

With this collection of images spanning America’s state parks from Maine to Southern California, Contender Marco Crupi shares the wide scope of the American Landscape.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Contender Jeanne Frasse

American Landscape contest Contender Jeanne Frasse quickly found herself nose to earth to capture the clean ripples of White Sands National Monument, NM

When I came upon this clear shot of clean ripples leading to the Yucca at sunrise, I was instantly on my belly waiting for the warm glow of the morning sun to illuminate the scene.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Contender LeAnn Bradford

American Landscape contest Contender LeAnn Bradford is struck by a single soul amidst the desolate Death Valley Racetrack

During a Canon photo workshop in Death Valley we drove to The Racetrack a few hours before sunset.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Contender Richard Ostrem

Glacier National Park inspired American Landscape contest Contender Richard Ostrem

In order to access the spot where the photo was taken, one has to scramble down a steep embankment and walk out to the water's edge.

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