Outdoor Photography

Photo By Thomas Spence Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lynx Family of Five” by Thomas Spence. Location: Tofte, Minnesota. “The mother and her four young take a brief break from hunting snowshoe hare in northeastern Minnesota,” explains Spence. “They would occasionally group up like this, always keeping eyes in all directions, still hunting while
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Photo By Johan Beyers Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Weddel Seal” by Johan Beyers. Location: South Georgia island. “I photographed this curious seal in South Georgia island,” says Beyers. “I used a polarizing filter to reveal the bottom of the iceberg.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests.
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Photo By Jonathan Steele Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Yellowstone Bison Attack” by Jonathan Steele. “Along the Fountain Flats of Yellowstone National Park, the Wapiti Lake wolf pack isolated these three bison,” explains Steele. “Hoping for their next meal, the pack surrounded the bison and slowly worked in closer and closer, eventually attacking as
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Photo By Robert Morneau Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Mt. Whitney and Alabama Hills” by Robert Morneau. Location: Eastern Sierra Nevada, California. “Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine Peak are viewed from the Alabama Hills after a spring storm,” describes Morneau. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments
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Photo By Matt Meisenheimer Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Chugach” by Matt Meisenheimer. Location: Prince William Sound, Alaska. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to
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Photo By Sundar Amartur Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Pangong Lake” by Sundar Amartur. Location: Ladakh, India. “High grassland lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 14,270 feet,” describes Amartur. “The lake surrounded by mountains on all sides appeared in a small window at a distance as we approached it. To
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Photo By Mary Schmidt Today’s Photo Of The Day is “It’s Cold Outside” by Mary Schmidt. Location: Yellowstone National Park, Montana. “This was my first time in Yellowstone and I picked the winter,” says Schmidt. “It wasn’t very crowded and was beautiful.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests.
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I live in Miami, Florida, because it’s as far away from sub-zero temperatures as I can get without leaving the country. So, when work took me to Bismarck a few winters ago, the fact that North Dakota tops the list of coldest states in the United States hadn’t escaped me. It’s not that I hate
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Photo By Nick Paoni Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Surf’s Up” by Nick Paoni. Location: Seaside, Cardiff State Beach, California. “The waves were rolling in and the surfers were jumping on them in this sunset surfing session from Seaside, Cardiff State Beach, California,” explains Paoni. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP
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Photo By Kevin Cass Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sunny Powder Day” by Kevin Cass. Location: Grand Targhee, Alta, Wyoming. “Jake Hawkes enjoys a little air in the Tetons on a perfect ski day,” describes Cass. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that
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The London Times. Assignments to cover the Olympics and other major sporting events soon followed. These early forays into the world of professional photography gave little clue to where he would end up decades later. The 21st century has seen Yarrow refocus his energies on creating black-and white-portraits of the great athletes of the natural
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Photo Math:   Perfect Setting+ Perfect Coat= Great imagery The addition problem above requires no math skills, computer program, calculator or adding machine. To comprehend its meaning, all it takes is an elementary understanding of good photography and knowing one of my photo mantras: The Background Is Equally As Important as The Subject. In that math
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Photo By Jennifer Clark Today’s Photo Of The Day is “El Capitan Reflections” by Jennifer Clark. Location: Yosemite National Park, California. “A 5-shot vertical pano with El Capitan reflected in the Merced River,” describes Clark. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured
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Photo By Ken Archer It’s #SuperbOwl Sunday! Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Snowy Owl at Dusk, Mount Rainier” by Ken Archer. Location: Washington. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the
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Photo By Jaromir Ondra Today’s Photo Of The Day is “I Am a King” by Jaromir Ondra. Location: Glencoe, Scotland. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have
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Photo By Jill Matyuch Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Dolphinscape” by Jill Matyuch. Location: Laguna Beach, California. “A school of dolphins emerges as one in the beautiful morning light,” describes Matyuch. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP
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Photo By Sumistha Das Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Little Macaque” by Sumistha Das. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.
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Congratulations to Douglas Croft for winning the recent Adventure Sports Photography Assignment with the image, “Boogie!” 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: “Boogie!” By Douglas Croft
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Photo By Derek Jerrell Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Force of Nature” by Derek Jerrell. Location: West Yellowstone. “I’ve been trying to get this shot for years now, and it finally came together this past winter!” says Jerrell. “I stood in waist-deep snow for over an hour in -15-degree Fahrenheit temps, watching a couple
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Photo By John Koskulitz Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Death Valley” by John Koskulitz. Location: California. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is
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Photo By Philip Kuntz Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Moody Louise” by Philip Kuntz. Location: Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta. “Looking up Lake Louise’s outlet at the storm building in the distance,” describes Kuntz. See more of Philip Kuntz’s photography at philipkuntzphotography.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and
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Photo By Carol Grenier Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Yellowstone Wolves” by Carol Grenier. Location: West Yellowstone, Montana. “The Wapiti wolf pack had taken down a bison with a broken leg and unusually, it was in an open area near a road,” explains Grenier. “The morning I saw this scene, wolves were resting in
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One of the advantages of full-frame when shooting this scene in the Sierras was the ability to use a tilt/shift lens to control the depth of field. Currently, none of the smaller-sensor systems offers perspective control lenses; lens selection remains a key advantage of full-frame systems.The scene was very high contrast, so I bracketed for
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Congratulations to Darlene Gillespie for winning the recent Iconic Locations Assignment with the image, “Tunnel View Storming.” See more of Gillespie’s photography at www.focusedonphotos.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: “Tunnel View Storming”
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In this multi-part Tip of the Week series, I discuss many ways photographers can attain the sharpest images possible. Factors that impact a photo’s sharpness include proper use of a stable tripod, the working aperture, what shutter speed was used in combination with the working aperture, the focal length of the lens, the ISO and
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