Meet the Photographer: Kurt Budliger

Outdoor Photography Guide is pleased to welcome a new photographer to our team of talented contributors: Kurt Budliger. A passionate conservationist and former science teacher, Kurt now leads workshops through Green Mountain Photographic Workshops in his home state of Vermont as well as throughout the US. Read on to learn more about Kurt and his

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Trip Report: Nyiragongo Volcano, Virunga National Park, Congo

Mount Nyiragongo, located in Virunga National Park with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is an active stratovolcano that has erupted at least 34 times since 1882. The most recent major eruption of the volcano occurred in 2002, destroying 4,500 buildings, displacing 400,000 people, and causing 147 casualties. The primary draw of Nyiragongo is the

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Meet the Photographer: Ron Coscorrosa

Outdoor Photography Guide is pleased to welcome a new member to the team of contributors: Ron Coscorrosa. Ron photographs nature and landscapes throughout the US, traveling the country in a 25-foot Airstream trailer. We sat down with Ron to learn more about his work and travels, and his approach to photography. Read on. Outdoor Photography

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Meet the Photographer: Sarah Marino

We’re pleased to introduce a new member to the Outdoor Photography Guide team of contributors: Sarah Marino. Sarah travels the country in a 25-foot Airstream trailer, photographing landscapes large and small along the way. We sat down with Sarah to learn more about her work and travels, and discuss her approach to nature photography. Read

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Return to Argentina’s Puna de Atacama

I recently returned to photograph Argentina’s Puna de Atacama region, a high desert plateau located in a remote corner of northern Argentina, adjacent to Chile’s Atacama Desert. I previously wrote about Argentina’s Puna region for Outdoor Photography Guide. This year I was leading a photo tour for Epic Destinations, and the stunning scenery of the

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Komodo Islands

Trip Report: Komodo Islands, Indonesia

During my recent trip to Indonesia, I spent three days cruising through the superlative Komodo Islands. Best known as the home of Komodo dragons, the Komodo Islands also offer world-class diving and snorkeling and feature stunning landscapes. My three short days in this tropical paradise certainly weren’t enough. Most people who visit the Komodos go

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Trekking with Sumatran Orangutans in Indonesia

I recently spent five days trekking with orangutans in Gunung Leuser National Park, on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. The orangutan’s name is based on two Malay words, “orang” (“people” or “person”) and “hutan” (“forest”), and roughly translates as “man of the forest.” Critically endangered and threatened by habitat loss due to logging and

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