Outdoor Photography

Congratulations to Robert Henderson for winning the recent Beautiful Bokeh Photography Assignment with the image, “Red Colobus Critique.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Red Colobus Critique” By Robert Henderson “The arboreal, leaf-eating
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Wildlife photographers have an exciting job traveling the world in search of incredible subjects to photograph. But a lot of patience, long days, expensive equipment, subject knowledge and missed opportunities are also part of the process. Let’s celebrate the hard work of wildlife photographers and the amazing animals they’ve found with their lenses with this
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Wildlife is one of the most challenging subjects for photographers. The most interesting wildlife photographs combine elements of portraiture, landscape and action photography. Recording animal behavior in the wild also requires knowledge of your subject’s habitat and routines, technical camera skill—and lots of patience. And to photograph wildlife ethically, you also need to maintain awareness
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Bugaboo Provincial Park is located in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. The park contains isolated 10,000-foot granite spires soaring above ice fields and glaciers with stunning views in all directions. Access to the Bugaboos begins in the small town of Brisco on British Columbia Highway 95. Turn west onto Bugaboo Creek Road and
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Going on a photo safari to one of the many great countries that teem with wildlife in Africa is a goal of many nature photographers. Words cannot describe the multi-sensory experience you’ll encounter. The sights, sounds and smells of the Serengeti or anywhere else you visit will leave you in awe. As if that wasn’t
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Figure 1. Shot with the new iPhone 12 Pro Max using the Apple ProRAW format. Developed in Lightroom Classic. Introduced in the iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max, Apple ProRAW is an entirely new file format that indicates where Apple is heading with its camera technology. Two years ago, I did something I
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Photo By Jeremy Janus Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Standley Lake Sunset” by Jeremy Janus. Location: Colorado. “Early in the afternoon I saw the clouds forming and sky splitting, so I knew it was going to be an amazing sunset,” says Janus. “I drove out about a half-hour from Denver to one of my
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Photo By Mickey Rebecchi Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Barn Owl” by Mickey Rebecchi. Location: Central Oregon. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage,
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Congratulations to David Connel for winning the recent Birds In Flight Assignment with the image, “Sandhills in the Clouds.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Sandhills In The Clouds” By David Connel “I
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“Botswana offers incredible biodiversity and ecosystems for wildlife photography,” explains Vicki Santello. “It’s one of the locations in Africa I visited annually to capture unique images. On this particular trip, my guide spotted a leopard tucked into the fork of a large tree. It’s a credit to his spotting skills that he noticed her because
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Photo By Tiffany F Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Grand Tetons” by Tiffany F. Location: Wyoming. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage, Facebook,
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Photo By espyphoto Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Buckskin Pass” by espyphoto. Location: Four Pass Loop near Aspen, Colorado. “We hiked the Four Pass Loop just before the wildfires in Colorado got bad this August; this was the first and most difficult pass that we ascended, but the view was our reward!” Want to
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Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sunset at the Point” by Jennifer Carr. Location: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the
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Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of May’s selections in the slideshow below. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage,
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An important guideline to follow is to prevent mergers when you construct a composition. Mergers appear when photographers ignore subject overlap. When subjects converge and become one, the viewer of the photo misses out on seeing portions of the subject that are partially hidden. For instance, when two four-legged animals merge, it’s often difficult to
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Congratulations to Douglas Croft for winning the Contrasting Seasons Assignment with the image, “Ahwahnee Meadow.” See more of Croft’s photography at www.douglascroftimages.com. View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! Winner: “Ahwahnee Meadow” By Douglas Croft
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Photo By Melody Revnak Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Shasta Reflection” by Melody Revnak. Location: Siskiyou County, California. “This view from Siskiyou Lake of Mount Shasta is one of the best,” says Revnak. “I’ve been to this spot many times to capture the reflection of Mount Shasta on the lake, and many times prior
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Photo By Gerry Groeber A rare foggy morning at Watson Lake, located in Arizona’s high country, is the backdrop of this shot. At almost a mile high in Prescott, Arizona, Watson Lake is undoubtedly one of the most unique lakes in the state. It’s one of two reservoirs in the Granite Dells that was formed
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Wildflowers are one of the more challenging subjects in nature photography to capture successfully. There are many aspects to learn, but it’s all the more rewarding when the outcome is positive. I have made many mistakes over the years photographing wildflowers, and I hope to pass on some of the wisdom I’ve accumulated with these
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