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Zac Mills’ Top Photos of 2016

Following the lead of managing editor Ian Plant and his recent year in review post highlighting his best photos from 2016, I wanted to share my own top 16 photos from 2016. I know it’s a bit late, but I was out in the field for several weeks to start the year – more on… Read more »

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Free Yourself from the “Photography Doldrums”

As cold weather settles in for most of the Northern Hemisphere, I bet many of you are stuck in the “photography doldrums,” with the chill of winter discouraging you from leaving the warmth of home. Comfort takes priority over creation. Doldrums is an old word from the sea; a ship “caught in the doldrums” was… Read more »

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Meet the Photographer: Glenn Bartley

Glenn Bartley is a world-renowned professional nature photographer with a particular interest in photographing exotic birds. He leads photography workshops around the world and is also a new contributor to Outdoor Photography Guide. We sat down with Glenn to learn more about his work and his approach to photography. Read on. Outdoor Photography Guide: How… Read more »

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Meet the Photographer: Kory Lidstrom

Kory Lidstrom of Fine Image Photography is a professional nature photographer with a passion for capturing grand scenic landscapes, particularly in his favorite shooting location – Hawaii. Kory travels the world pursuing his art and teaches others the art of photography through his annual workshops. We’re pleased to welcome him as a new contributor to… Read more »

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Behind the Shot: Gallatin Canyon

On a cold winter day after a snow storm had passed through Gallatin Canyon, I decided to get out and photograph the Gallatin River and Castle Rock. I had been waiting for just the right conditions for the image to come together. The Gallatin River is a small river flowing out of Yellowstone National Park… Read more »

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The Year in Review: Best Photos of 2016

Ansel Adams once famously said: “Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.” Of course, Adams was shooting with an old fashioned large format film camera; in this age of fast-paced digital technology, I think we can all do at least slightly better than twelve good photos a year! In 2016, I… Read more »

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Trip Report: Into the Deep

The Marble Caves of Lago General Carrera – I had to see them in person to believe their surreal beauty. Getting there however, was another story. After 30 hours of flying, I waited in the small airport of Coyhaique, Chile, with hope that my guide showed up. I was so relieved when a woman called… Read more »

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Meet the Photographer: Nikhil Bahl

Nikhil Bahl is a professional photographer and educator from the Washington D.C. area. A passionate environmentalist, Nikhil aims to convey a sense of beauty and wonder of the natural world through the images he captures. We’re pleased to welcome Nikhil as a new contributor to Outdoor Photography Guide. Read more about him here. Outdoor Photography… Read more »

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Behind the Shot: Quoddy Lighthouse

Earlier this year in May, I was co-leading a night photography workshop in Acadia National Park with Adam Woodworth. Acadia National Park is amazing in May. The weather is still crisp, the park isn’t crowded at all, and there are still plenty of things to photograph during the day. This workshop in particular was one… Read more »