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Aerial view of mountains with a river flowing through the coastal plains of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Mason Cummings. Stomachs churned as our tiny plane jerked up, then left, right and back down. I glanced up and saw Nathaniel vomiting into a Ziploc bag. We passed a mere 100 feet over a
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For the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service, I had a dream assignment photographing the national parks. I traveled to and photographed all 59 (at the time) of the U.S. national parks in one year for National Geographic. While other Nat Geo photographers were spending up to a year on assignment in a single
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For the photo adventure of a lifetime, use your skills to help document a scientific expedition. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor Photographer.
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Include one of these “flying cameras” in your photography kit for unique perspectives that add a new dimension to your portfolio. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails
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Underwater photographer Kevin Lee on his passion for documenting marine biology, especially macro subjects. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor Photographer.
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Beverly and Dereck Joubert have dedicated their lives and imagery to expanding conservation of Africa’s threatened wildlife and habitats. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor
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Home to an awesome array of wildlife both above and below the sea, the Inside Passage stretching from Washington state to Alaska is a prime destination for photographers. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to
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At 16 years old, Ashleigh Scully is already an acclaimed wildlife photographer, and she’s just getting started. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor Photographer.
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Building thunder clouds capture a wild sunset along the banks of the North Platte River near Lewellen, Nebraska. “Day 52: Last night we nearly got flooded out of our camp on a mid-river sandbar, the rising water caused either by upstream rains, hydro-cycling from the nearby Columbus power plant, or both. Today, Pete and I
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For photographing wildlife in winter, it’s hard to beat the abundance of opportunity and majestic surroundings in Jackson Hole. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor
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Paul Nicklen on his career in conservation photography, climate change in the polar regions and his new book, Born To Ice, celebrating those ecosystems and their inhabitants. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this On Location Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our
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Conrad Anker, Bugaboos, British Columbia, Canada. When someone talks about Jimmy Chin hanging around, it’s usually in reference to him on some dizzying cliff, camera in hand. And that’s exactly where the Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based photographer, filmmaker and mountain sports athlete wants to be. At the dawn of the 21st century, his ability to capture
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Like most photographers, I’m looking forward to and planning for fall photography, the cooler weather the season brings, and—most importantly—the colorful displays of nature before winter sets in. Fall colors can be so impressive, it really doesn’t matter where you go; there are many great locations to explore. Every photographer has his or her favorite
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Giraffes. The first time Lepp took a digital camera on a photographic expedition, he was blown away by the extra reach offered by the APS-C digital sensor, which maximized the capabilities of a long lens. Captured on the Serengeti Plains with a 3-megapixel Canon EOS D30, this image is still viable 18 years later, despite
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