Much like making a photograph, where you control lighting, exposure and composition, controlling the look and presentation of a print is an important step in the creative process. After all, the slightest shift in color or contrast can completely change the overall “feel” of a printed photograph. So why would you trust anyone but yourself with this task? Though it...
The Bisti Wilderness is located approximately 35 miles south of the city of Farmington along New Mexico State Road 371. It’s a part of the larger Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, which is administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The entire wilderness lies within the San Juan Basin. An evening storm passes over the Egg Garden in New Mexico’s Bisti Wilderness. The basin...
Photo By Loi Nguyen Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lost in the Fog” by Loi Nguyen. Location: Yellowstone National Park. “Winter is my favorite time to visit Yellowstone National Park,” says Nguyen. “On this day, the Wapiti wolf pack had taken down a bison calf near a thermal hot spring. A thick column of steam rising from the spring, together...
Our 2020 The American Landscape Contest is now accepting submissions.Enter your best photos today! Photographer: Matt Meisenheimer Description: The cliffs of the Nā Pali Coast rise over 4,000 feet from the shoreline below. It’s a magnificent thing to see. The mountains of Kauai are some of the most unique out there. They give you the feeling that you’re living in a...
I live in Miami, Florida, because it’s as far away from sub-zero temperatures as I can get without leaving the country. So, when work took me to Bismarck a few winters ago, the fact that North Dakota tops the list of coldest states in the United States hadn’t escaped me. It’s not that I hate the cold; the problem...
last week’s tip—KISS: Keep It Simple And Splendid. Below I offer more techniques that will help you create images of animals with impact. Using Flash to Control the Elements For me, light is the single most important aspect that determines the success of a photo. It certainly needs to work in tandem with other qualities that need to align, but without...
This week, Sigma announced it was introducing a new charitable initiative, in partnership with authorized Sigma lens dealers nationwide. The camera and lens company said that from now until June 30, 2020, 5 percent of all Sigma lens sales made through participating dealers will be donated to charitable organizations working on COVID-19 relief efforts. “This contribution is meant to help...
Photo By Garry Everett Today’s Photo Of The Day is “A Peaceful Paddle” by Garry Everett. Location: South Lake Tahoe, California. “A paddle boarder making her way across Lake Tahoe in the sunset light,” describes Everett. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To...
Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 G Master Sony today announced the FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM, the world’s widest zoom with a constant ƒ/2.8 maximum aperture. The lens includes several noteworthy advances in optical design and is an ideal choice for landscape and astrophotography work. Sony’s current G Master lens range The 12-24mm F2.8 GM is the eleventh in Sony’s G Master premium lens...
Photo By Helen Joyce Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Pink!” by Helen Joyce. Location: Florida. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them. Originally Published June 26,...

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