Outdoor Photography

Did you miss a Photo Of The Day last month? View all of November’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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Depth of field is governed by a combination of: The f-stop at which the photo is made. The focal length of the lens used to make the image. The distance the main subject is from the camera. The distance between the subject and the background. With all aspects being equal, the smaller the lens opening,
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Our annual selection of the best photo gear for 2020 includes the top cameras and lenses introduced this year that we feel represent the advancements made in the art and technology of nature photography. While not a comprehensive collection of all of the noteworthy gear released this year, each of our Editors’ Picks has some
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Photo By Linn Smith Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Stake Out” by Linn Smith. Location: Ormond Beach, Florida. “Finding one of the highest points in the area, a heron stacks out its claim at the top of a tree to survey its surroundings,” describes Smith. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP
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Trails offer endless exercises, from getting to streams and trekking to horseback riding and birdwatching in the forested areas, and the most famous path movement is climbing. Investing energy outside, getting exercise and encountering spectacular nature undertakings should all be possible on our country’s path. Beneath discover state parks where you can get out for
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Commonly, campers wish to fit in a little work while out outdoors. Working distantly while you experience the fun of this current country’s state parks is something that is conceivable to do. There’s nothing very like investing energy with the family outside, and furthermore having the option to convey that short report that is expected
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Photo By Dustin Penman Today’s Photo Of The Day is “A Perfect Morning” by Dustin Penman. Location: Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington. Nikon D7100. Exposure: 1/8 sec., f/11, ISO 100. 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
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Photo By jeffurbahn Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Double Arch Star Trails” by jeffurbahn. Location: Arches National Park, Utah. “On my first visit to Arches National Park, I knew that I wanted to capture star trails at one of the arches,” explains jeffurbahn. “Upon seeing the sheer magnitude of Double Arch, I knew that
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Photographers with a passion for winter landscape photography often talk about the quiet and solitude that comes after summer crowds have retreated indoors as one of the motivating reasons to gear up and get out there. “Winter may be cold and intimidating,” says Kristen Ryan, “but its mesmerizing beauty makes it worth the challenge to
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From repetitive hexagons woven into beehives, to the support systems of skyscrapers, shapes are found everywhere. They consist of lines, patterns and repeated forms or they can take on their own unique structure. Intertwined networks of various configurations await the discerning photographer to extract, isolate and capture what could be the outlined silhouette of a
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Photo By Molly McCormick Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Misty Morning” by Molly McCormick. Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. “I shot this image at Lake Clark National Park around 7 a.m. when the sun was rising and there was a beautiful fog over the river,” explains McCormick. “I got extra lucky with a
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One of the most intimidating things you can do as a photographer is to provide every frame of a photoshoot to a photo editor at a respected organization like National Geographic. Photographers are so used to sharing only our best images with the world. After all, we are magicians with the camera and never make
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Photo By Andrew Kind Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Watchful” by Andrew Kind. Location: Minnesota. Nikon D750. Exposure: 1/400 sec., f/6.3, ISO 160. 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
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An impressive new zoom for Micro Four Thirds system cameras, the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO provides a 35mm-equivalent zoom range of 300-1000mm with its built-in 1.25x teleconverter. That’s an incredibly versatile super-tele range for sports and wildlife photography—no other camera system can match that equivalent range in a single lens.
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Photo By Heather Nicole Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Mountains From The Mountain” by Heather Nicole. Location: Sitka, Alaska. The waterways of the ‘Sitka Straights’ are well known by the fisherman in the seaside fishing town of Sitka, Alaska,” explains Nicole. “The views enjoyed while traveling by boat between the mountains is undeniably beautiful.
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Photo by Dean Cobin Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Boulder Beach” by Dean Cobin. Location: Acadia National Park, Maine. Canon EOS 5DS. Exposure: 1/4 sec., f/5.6, ISO 100. See more of Dean Cobin’s work at www.deancobin.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners
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Photo By Jody Partin Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Wildfire Smoke” by Jody Partin. Location: Yosemite National Park, California. Nikon D810. Exposure: 1/800 sec., f/10, ISO 160. See more of Jody Partin’s photography at jody-partin.pixels.com. 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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Photo by Robert Henderson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sunset Siesta 1” by Robert Henderson. Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. “This group of young lions napping on the warm rocks were just waiting for the sun to go down,” explains Henderson. “As the light dimmed, they began to wake up and stretch and have
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Congratulations to James Day for winning the recent Rule Of Thirds Assignment with the image, “Red Fox.” See more of Day’s photography at www.jdaypix.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: “Red Fox” By
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“Rajan Swimming” by Jody MacDonald is one of the many images available for purchase as a fine-art print in support of the “Prints For Nature” campaign. A group of renowned nature photographers organized by National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale has launched the “Prints For Nature” campaign, a photographic print sale to support Conservation International. Photographers
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Photo By Sapna Reddy Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Brush Strokes” by Sapna Reddy. Location: Owen’s River Valley, California. “Nestled amidst the majestic Eastern Sierra range is Owen’s River Valley,” says Reddy. “It’s famous for its winding rivers, alpine lakes, lush foliage and spectacular autumn colors. I came across this small meadow and was
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Photo By LeAnn Stamper Today’s Photo Of The Day is “The Wandering Bull” by LeAnn Stamper. Location: Tarangire National Park, Tanzania. 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
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Photo By Wendy Gedack Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Full of Inspiration and Hope” by Wendy Gedack. Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. “The mountains speak to my soul in ways that I never expected,” says Gedack. “It’s a craving to find myself immersed in the grandness of nature and witness the ever-changing atmosphere.
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Photo By Jake Pineda Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Cholla Garden” by Jake Pineda. Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California. “Watching the sunrise in the Cholla Cactus Garden is a pleasing yet painful experience,” explains Pineda. “With Chollas lining up as far as the eye can see, it takes a lot of time and
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Photo By Beth Baker Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Maple Tree Peekaboo” by Beth Baker. Location: Munising, Michigan. “It’s a fairly common roadside scene in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to see a single maple tree that has managed to get enough light to grow in the pine forest and peek out to show off its
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Photo By Peter Ensrud Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Dune Depth” by Peter Ensrud. Location: Death Valley National Park, California. “On a trip to Death Valley, I hiked out to this location through the rows of sand to a place I had scouted and saved on my phone,” explains Ensrud. “While the clouds failed
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