Photo Of The Day By Michael Swindle

Photo By Michael Swindle Today’s Photo of the Day is “Oregon Coast” by Michael Swindle. “Gold-hued sea grass with sea stacks rising out of the Pacific Ocean,” describes Swindle. 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 […]

Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier is an icon of the Washington state landscape. Standing at 14,410 feet above sea level, this active volcano presides over a diverse ecosystem. It’s the source of five major rivers and the most glaciated peak in the lower 48 states. The snow-and ice-covered peaks give way to ancient forests and subalpine wildflower meadows as you descend its slopes. […]

The Great Landscapes, Part 2

In part 1 of this two-part Tip of the Week, the opening sentence stated, “We learn from our mistakes.” It holds true in part 2 in all the same ways. What differs are the types of scenics I highlight along with the techniques I incorporated to create each. In part 1, I provided examples of seascapes, treescapes, weatherscapes, mountainscapes, cityscapes […]

Backpacking For Photographers

In recent years, national parks and other popular nature photography destinations have become increasingly crowded and potentially frustrating, with some even requiring reservations. With so many photographers crowding the parking lots and trailheads, perhaps it is time to skip those roadside locations and head deeper into the wilderness for a backpacking-based photography adventure. While I think of myself as a […]

Photo Of The Day By Zeralda La Grange

Photo By Zeralda La Grange Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Still Standing” by Zeralda La Grange. Location: Lake Martin in Louisiana. “I have been using infrared to capture the beauty of swamps and marshes in South Louisiana,” explains La Grange. “I captured this scene at Lake Martin.” Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of […]

Adapt To Earth’s Topography

Spectacular landforms appear in every corner of the Earth. Where water meets land, gorgeous arrays of sea stacks and beautiful sandstone arches abound. New landforms are created every day as volcanoes erupt and change topography by the minute. Deserts with spring and summer wildflower displays, majestic mountains, sprawling canyon overlooks, rainforests with waterfalls, rolling hills with old-growth forests and more […]

Photo Of The Day By Daniel C Park

Photo By Daniel C Park Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Brightness and Darkness in Various Shapes” by Daniel C Park. 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, Twitter and […]

Photo Of The Day By Christopher Mills

Photo By Christopher Mills Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Katahdin Reflections” by Christopher Mills. Location: Baxter State Park, Piscataquis County, Maine. “After spending a night in a tent at Roaring Brook Campground in Baxter State Park, I woke up at 4 a.m. and started hiking to Sandy Stream Pond,” explains Mills. “I got to the pond about 10 minutes […]

Photo Of The Day By Marti Phillips

Photo By Marti Phillips Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Summer in the Cirque” by Marti Phillips. Location: Cirque of the Towers in 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 […]

How To Photograph Volcanos

A long exposure reveals the waterfall-like motion within a pahoehoe flow of Fagradalsfjall of Fagradalsfjall. The floor is lava, literally. That’s pretty much my story as a photographer of volcanos. Last year alone, I documented four active volcanoes, multiple times, throughout various locations across the globe. Photographing volcanos is an absolutely exhilarating, nerve-wrecking, humbling and challenging experience, with each volcano […]