Ansel Adams

Color is not Enough

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. I had to work quickly to find a foreground design to go with this colorful sunset.<p>I’ve always been attracted to …

Landscape Photography

Street (Photogaphy) Smarts

<b>Let us be decisive</b><p>If your street pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.<p>Or, maybe you’re too close.<p>Maybe you missed your focus, or lost …

Street Photography

How To Create Natural HDR Landscapes Using Blend-If Photoshop Layer Technique

HDR Photography<p>Thankfully, HDR photography has come a very long way since the term was first coined in the early days of DSLRs. Back then, the …

Tutorials

Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up 15 December, 2017

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – renowned architecture photographer John Gollings’ retrospective opens at MGA. Plus Mindaugas …

Photojournalism

Minor White's vanished America – in pictures

In 1937, this son of a book-keeper and dressmaker moved from Minnesota to Portland, where he chronicled soon-to-be demolished 19th-century buildings – developing a vision that would influence countless photographers to come<p>In the Beginning: Minor White’s Oregon Photographs is at Portland Art Museum …

Photography

Ansel Adams' Photos Show Life at Manzanar War Relocation Center

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066.<p>The order, which was written in response to the Japanese attack on …

Photography

New York’s ICP revisits America’s ‘shameful’ history of Japanese internment

In January, the International Center for Photography (ICP) in New York will revisit an unsavoury chapter in American history with Then They Came For …

Art

Here’s a Great Documentary About the Life and Work of Ansel Adams

Want to be inspired by the great American photographer Ansel Adams? Here’s a fantastic 80-minute documentary film that PBS aired back in 2002. Titled</i> …

Photography

This 80 minute documentary is an in-depth study of Ansel Adams' life and work

Ansel Adams is a photographer who is spoken about a lot. To many, especially landscape photographers, he’s a huge inspiration. Every snippet of …

Photographers

Rose Mandel, A Sense of Abstraction

<b>In New York, an exhibition of the work of American photographer Rose Mandel (1910-2002), comprises portraits, close-up abstracted views of nature,</b> …

Photographie

20 Stunning Landscape Photographs That Will Leave You Spellbound

Photography legend Ansel Adams famously said, “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” …

Landscape Photography

12 Pieces of Gorgeous Wintry Art to Put You in a Seasonal Mood

We all make certain seasonal changes to our homes or routines: swapping out a lightweight duvet for a heavier one; taking your outdoor jogging …

Photographers

Some of the best national parks to ski this winter

National parks are some of our greatest national treasures. From Glacier to the Grand Canyon and Zion to Acadia, there is no better display of …

National Parks

History Calendar: Updated Dec. 12, 2017

Email information to tandc@freelancestar.com (subject: History Calendar). For more listings, see fredericksburg.com.<p>Home for the Holidays at Gari …

HBCUs

30 Of The Best YouTube Documentaries You Can Watch Now | VG

What do you do when you have come close to smashing through the entire library of documentaries on Netflix? Head over to YouTube of course! Just like …

Moby Dick

10 Trips to Gift Your Favorite Traveler

These trips, hand-selected by our Expeditions team, are great for any type of traveler in your life.<p>Here are a few gift ideas you may not have considered this holiday season: a cooking lesson in an Italian castle. A wildlife safari in Tanzania. A stay in an 18th-century Brazilian farmhouse …

List-Worthy

Photography Podcasts Are an Insightful Journey

Finding background entertainment is so important when you are by nature a creative who spends many long and secluded hours in front of a computer. We …

Photography

Guess the Focal Length

A: Morning light and clouds, Mono Lake. Can you guess what kind of lens I used for this photograph?<p>When I post a photograph, people often ask me …

Landscape Photography

Minor White

Exhibit devoted to great 20th-century photographer who got his start here, living at the YMCA and working at the Oregon Art Project in 1937The name …

Portland, OR

Doing Photography While Traveling for Business

Planning a trip can be messy!<p>You have a business trip coming up and you want to take advantage of being in a new town by planning some photography …

Road Trips

Carte Blanche: Black-And-White Long Exposures For Landscape Photos

I am a self-taught photographer. I learned the art by going through countless rounds of trial and error, and by studying images from famous masters …

Landscape Photography

Outdoors groups oppose HR 1349, the “Wheels over Wilderness” bill | Wilderness.org

The bill would open America’s 110 million acres of wilderness areas to mountain bikes, an unprecedented assault on wilderness nationwide.<p><b>The</b> …

Appalachian Trail

Swizz Beatz Talks Collecting & Loving Art Ahead of Latest 'No Commissions' Art Basel Show

Swizz Beatz may be known for constructing hits for some of the biggest names in the biz (Whitney Houston, Chris Brown, JAY-Z), but the hip-hop …

Art Basel

10 compelling coffee table books outdoor enthusiasts will love

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Those of us who have a passion for the outdoors tend to see time spent in the forests, fields, mountains, and deserts as a source of …

Mount Everest

Readers' travel photography competition: November – the winners

Stunning landscapes and striking depictions of other lives stood out in last month’s selection. Scroll down to see who wins a £200 holiday voucher from Exodus Travels. The overall 2017 winner will go on a 16-night wildlife holiday for two to Costa Rica with Exodus<p>Enter the December competition

Photography

How Infrared Photography Can Turn Your Ordinary Images into Magical Photos

It’s sort of a reverse magic trick: now you don’t see it—now you do.<p>Infrared (IR) light is the light we don’t see, but we can photograph its …

Photography

If you make one side trip from the big Art Basel fair, this is one to see

Jacob Felländer is an accidental artist.<p>Not only did he take a circuitous route to become an accomplished and innovative photographer, but his …

Entertainment

Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Teton National Park

The audacious plan was hatched in secret. In the 1920s, John D. Rockefeller Jr. — son of the Standard Oil founder, ardent conservationist and one of America’s richest men — agreed to surreptitiously acquire thousands of acres of breathtaking scenery around Jackson Hole, Wyo., and donate them to the …

National Parks

Lost in LA: Christopher Thomas’ captures ghostly Polaroids for new book

<b>In a series of ghostly Polaroid images of Los Angeles, Christopher Thomas shows us a haunting landscape of striking architecture, as Oliver Atwell</b> …

Photography

Review: The Best New Fiction

Sam Sacks reviews the late Sam Shepard’s final work of fiction, “Spy of the First Person.”<p>In most of the art of the American West, size matters. It aspires to match the epic scale of the natural world: The big sky, the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon.<p>Sam Shepard saw it differently. “I, myself, was …

Books