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Photo Challenge Week 6 Recap: Motion

Hi everyone! The Motion assignment is now complete, and as usual, I saw many really creative photos posted in the Facebook group. You guys continue to impress and inspire me! Here are a few photos that caught my eye this week. This week’s best shots This photo by Michael Nalsky is a good example of…

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Photo Challenge Week 5 Recap: Foreground

Last week’s assignment—foreground—is in many ways the hardest of all the assignments in the Photo Challenge. Although it is easy to find foregrounds for your photos, most people struggle with finding a really good foreground, one that is both interesting and that leads the viewer, both thematically and compositionally, deeper into the scene. While reviewing…

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Photo Critique: Sunset in Las Flores

For this photo critique, I have chosen an image sent in by Paola Lema (from Uruguay—we’re officially global!) According to Paola, this photo “was taken in a small town called Las Flores in Maldonado, Uruguay. I go there a lot since it is a very beautiful and quiet place, just two hours from home. That…

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Behind the Shot: Maasai Mara

Wow, this Photo Challenge has been great so far, we’ve seen so many incredible images from participants! Now we’ve come to one of my favorite assignments: motion. We live in a world that is constantly in motion, but when we take a picture, that motion is frozen in a static two-dimensional representation. Our job is…

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Meet the Photographer: CB Friedland

CB Friedland may be relatively new to the world of professional outdoor photography, but his passion and talent for capturing the beauty of nature suggests otherwise. Based in Michigan, he provides educational photography services through his company, CB Friendland Photography. As a new contributor to Outdoor Photography Guide, we wanted to get to know more…

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Photo Challenge Week 4 Recap: Reflections

The Week Four assignment is now wrapped up, so it is time for us to reflect on the many great photos that we’ve seen (sorry, I just couldn’t resist making the pun). Here are a few images that caught my eye that I think are worthy of further discussion. As always, click on the images…

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Meet the Photographer: Jared Lloyd

Jared Lloyd is a professional wildlife photographer with a passion for nature, or more specifically, creating art from nature. With a background in biology and environmental history, his work also has a keen focus on conservation. We’re pleased to introduce Jared as a new contributor to Outdoor Photography Guide. Get to know him here. Outdoor…

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Photo Challenge Week 3 Recap: Shooting Through

Hi everyone! I’m taking a short break from photographing polar bears in the Arctic; I’m having an amazing time but I’m thinking about you all and I’m enjoying your Week Three photos. We’ve seen some great images so far in the Photo Challenge, and I love seeing everyone push their creative boundaries. Although there are…

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Photo Challenge Week 2 Recap: Night

Hi everyone! Week Two of the Outdoor Photography Guide Photo Challenge is now done, and once again we have an incredible collection of photos submitted by participants. It seems that plenty of you were willing to brave the things that go bump in the night to try your hand at photography in the dark. Below…

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