American Landscape 2013

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Contender Phillip Nicholas

American Landscape contest Contender Phillip Nicholas finds a special combination of steam and light in Yosemite Valley

I was walking back from lower Yosemite falls on this particular morning in December after teaching an hour and a half long camera walk for the Ansel Adams Gallery.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Contender Gary Wagner

American Landscape contest Contender Gary Wagner uses the dynamics of water to convey emotion and mood through his multiple submissions

Through his multiple submissions, Contender Gary Wagner explores the different moods water may elicit and the various places it may be found in the American Landscape.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Contender Coby Cooper

Pairing different angles of the same scene keep American Landscape contest Contender Coby Cooper captivated by America’s smaller State Parks and create captivating dual submissions

Contender Coby Cooper’s powerful submissions can stand alone, but present an interesting story of multiple perspectives when shown together.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Contender Bill Sharpsteen

While each of American Landscape contest Contender Bill Sharpsteen’s submissions stand on their own, together they show the diversity of the American Landscape

Each one of these submissions by Contender Bill Sharpsteen can stand on its own to show one particular aspect of the American story.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Contender Ben Babusis

Multiple photo submissions by American Landscape contest Contender Ben Babusis are tied together by powerful personal memories connected to each scene

Together, these four photo submissions by Contender Ben Babusis tell his story of the American West. While the variety of the robust landscapes describe the general American West, the detail and “magic” light tell his story of childhood.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Contender Graham Clark

American Landscape contest Contender Graham Clark shares the feelings of challenge and reward through his multiple contest submissions of various inspiring scenes

With 11 submissions to the American Landscape contest, Contender Graham Clark has photographed various scenic perspectives through many different American National Parks.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Contender Jay Filter

American Landscape contest Contender Jay Filter used HDR to capture his image of Maine

I was driving around the Acadia National Park region early one spring morning, waiting for the suborn morning fog off the Atlantic to burn off.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Contender Michel Hersen

Patience proved valuable for American Landscape contest Contender Michel Hersen

I had been to this location on two previous occasions but the light was not quite right and the sky was gray.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Contender Mark Roberts

American Landscape contest Contender Mark Roberts talks about his "rule of thirds" mix of water, trees and mountains

When I go somewhere to photograph I usually scout out the area and find places that I think will be good shots for either evening or early morning shots.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Contender Chris Dahl

Chris Dahl, American Landscape contest Contender, discusses how powerful and uplifting the Yosemite Valley feels

I positioned myself to backlight the tree keeping the sun behind as much of the branches and foliage as possible.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Contender Mike Wiley

American Landscape contest Contender Mike Wiley says, "Simple long exposure, coffee and patience" helped him capture his image

I had been photographing Lanikai Beach on several occasions months prior.

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