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 […]

Photo Of The Day By Susan Taylor

Photo By Susan Taylor Today’s Photo Of The Day is “California Poppies” by Susan Taylor. Location: Pine Flat Fresno County, California. 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 […]

5 Tips To Master B&W Printing

Figure 1. The black-and-white print requires vision, technique and, more than anything else, practice. Black-and-white printing is an art unto itself. There’s a lot to consider, both creatively and technically. Without color to lean on, we must put more thought into how we render our image’s textures, patterns and contrast. We might need to dodge and burn to direct the […]

Photo Of The Day By Steve Hirsch

Photo By Steve Hirsch Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Teardrop” by Steve Hirsch. Location: Monument Valley, Arizona. “An off-road ride or horseback can take the photographer to a special place in Monument Valley,” says Hirsch. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, […]

Photo Of The Day By Hi il Lee

Photo By Hi il Lee Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Windy Sand Dunes” by Hi il Lee. Location: New Mexico. 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 […]

Flower Power, Part 3

Part one of this three-part flower photography series focused on the importance of light and part two on the importance of the background. Now, in the final part, we’ll take a look at specimen choice. Let’s face it. Not every flower you encounter is a good specimen. The goal is to find one with excellent form and color. Factors that […]

Last Frame: I Spy

Photo By Bob Faucher “My daughter and I attended a polar bear tour out of Churchill, Manitoba,” explains Bob Faucher. “Our group rented one of the famous Tundra Buggies on this day. Around midday, we spotted this mother and her cubs foraging on the tundra. The mother caught the scent of food wafting out the open windows of our buggy […]

Nikon Z 9: A Wild Opportunity

Bighorn sheep at Rocky Mountain National Park. To not disturb the wildlife, I often stayed pretty far away and used the Z 9’s DX crop mode to magnify my lens’s telephoto reach. Preproduction Nikon Z 9, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR via Mount Adapter FTZ II. In the summer of 2021, I was rock climbing with my 10-year-old […]

Photo Of The Day By Stephen Smith

Photo By Stephen Smith Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Yellow Warbler” by Stephen Smith. Location: Floreana Island, Galapagos. new scoopEOS 5D Mark III, new scoop24-105MM lens at 28mm. Exposure: 1/500 sec., f/5.6, ISO 320. 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 […]