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Breathtaking Landscape Photos of the Rolling Hills of Tuscany

Although largely unknown, photographer Adnan Bubalo makes quite an introduction for himself with his breathtaking nature and landscape photos. With …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center of the park suddenly exploded. In minutes the landscape was devastated. Fast-moving ash flows covered …

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Rocky Mountain National Park

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: January 26, 1915<br>Size: 265,873 acres</b><p>Nowhere else in the United States can a visitor see so much alpine country with such ease. A mere two-hour drive from Denver, Trail Ridge Road takes visitors into the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park, traversing a ridge above …

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Redwood National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: October 2, 1968<br>Size: 131,983 acres, including 3 state parks</b><p>Sometimes, when the morning fog caresses the great trees, you can imagine the past flowing through the long, misty shadows … Vast redwood forests flourishing across a lush and humid North America … After the …

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Venture Into the Wild 'American Alps'

Washington's North Cascades National Park offer a mix of recreation and true wilderness.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> October 2, 1968<b><br>Size:</b> 684,000 acres, includes two recreation areas<p>With glacier-clad peaks rising almost vertically from thickly forested valleys, the North Cascades are often …

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This Popular Park Is a Landscape of Fire and Ice

Volcanic Mount Rainier—visible from the streets of Seattle—gives its name to the national park that also includes glacial valleys and wildflower meadows.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> March 2, 1899<b><br>Size:</b> 235,625 acres<p>One of the world's most massive volcanoes, Mount Rainier can dominate the skyline …

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Explore the Alaskan Wilderness in This Huge National Park

Glaciers, volcanoes, forested coasts—each distinctive Alaskan landscape is packed into the rarely-visited Lake Clark National Park.<p><b>Location:</b> Alaska<b><br>Established:</b> December 2, 1980<b><br>Size:</b> 4,045,000 acres<p>"Think of all the splendors that bespeak Alaska," conservationist John Kauffmann has written. …

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Explore the Volcanic Wilderness of This Huge National Park

Alaska's Katmai National Park is a great place for hiking, fishing, bear watching—and exploring the remnants of a historic eruption.<p><b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 4,021,327 acres</b><p>Volcanoes and bears—powerful, unpredictable, and awe inspiring—embody the wild heart of Katmai. …

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Camp In the Remote Backwoods of This Beautiful Island Park

Rising from the waters of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park is a remote paradise.<p><b>Location:</b> Michigan<b><br>Established:</b> April 3, 1940<b><br>Size:</b> 571,790 acres<p>Out of the vastness of Lake Superior rises an island known more for its immigrant wolves and moose than for its splendors as a park. But the people …

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Explore the Largest Sand Dunes in North America

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: September 13, 2004<br>Size: 149,137 acres</b><p>Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes experience an undeniable sense of wonder, just as happens in so many of our most spectacular national parks. In contrast to the sudden shock of walking to the rim of the Grand Canyon, though, or …

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Gates of the Arctic National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 8,500,000 acres</b><p>"The view from the top gave us an excellent idea of the jagged country toward which we were heading. The main Brooks Range divide was entirely covered with snow. Close at hand, only about ten miles to the north, was a precipitous …

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Visit This Unique, Tropical National Park

The oft-overlooked American territory of Samoa is home to a national park spanning rain forest, beach, and coral reef.<p><b>Location:</b> American Samoa<b><br>Established:</b> October 31, 1988<b><br>Size:</b> 13,500 acres (9,500 land, 4,000 marine)<p>For some 3,000 years, the people of Polynesia's oldest culture have been keenly …

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This Park is 'An Open Book on the Last Ice Age'

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 3,280,198 acres</b><p>When Capt. George Vancouver sailed the Alaska coast in 1794, Glacier Bay did not exist. It lay beneath a sheet of glacial ice several miles wide and thousands of feet thick. Since then, in one of the fastest glacial retreats on …

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Look Up to the Stunning Rugged Peaks of This National Park

<b>Location: Wyoming<br>Established: February 26, 1929<br>Size: 309,994 acres</b><p>The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous forest …

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The Grand Canyon: Millions of Years in the Making

<b>Location: Arizona<br>Established: February 26, 1919<br>Size: 1,217,403 acres</b><p>The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide …

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Color Ideas - Decorating with Colors

They are definitely unexpected if you ask us.<p>November Rain is the neutral you've been looking for.<p>Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>We're traveling back in time, and our favorite spaces have never looked so good.<p>These designer picks go well beyond white and …

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