Gary Hart has photographed nature's beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing appear in many publications, including Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You'll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, galleries and many private collections throughout the world.

Articles by Gary Hart

Photograph of lightning at Grand Canyon.
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Lightning Strike!

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Put safety first to capture the stunning displays of lightning in your landscape photography.

Sunset photograph taken at Lake Wanaka, New Zealand.
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Take Better Sunset Photographs

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Understanding the conditions necessary for vivid sunrise and sunset photographs.

Photograph of the northern lights in Iceland
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Photographing The Northern Lights

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Lessons learned from an epic adventure in Iceland that will help you make your own stunning photographs of the aurora.

rafting Grand Canyon double rainbow photo
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Rafting Grand Canyon

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

For a new photo perspective on this iconic landscape, take a trip down the Colorado River.

photograph the moon: supermen over half dome
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Big Moon Landscapes

Monday, May 6, 2019 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

How to add a looming lunar accent to your scenic photography.

how to use histograms to improve your exposures
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How To Use Histograms

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

For precise exposures that best capture a scene’s dynamic range, ignore what the image preview looks like and rely on the histogram.

California's Eastern Sierra - Sunrise Moonset, Mt. Whitney, Alabama Hills.
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California’s Eastern Sierra

Thursday, December 15, 2016 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Explore the many opportunities for dramatic landscape photography on the sunrise side of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Using Selective Focus

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Attempting to convey our three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional medium creates both challenges and opportunities for photographers.

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Grand Canyon Hotspots

Thursday, October 29, 2015 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart

Grand Canyon is as difficult to photograph as it is breathtaking.

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