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Ed shows us how the colors of spring are under-appreciated and can be just as beautiful, if not more so, than autumn.
In today’s race for “epic” landscape imagery, the grand scenic dominates. Sweeping, wide-angle, near-far compositions built on aggressive leading lines and capped by colorful skies are almost certain to attract attention and take social media by storm. Antithetical to these grand compositions are the intimates that have seen a recent resurgence. In this article Alex explains how intimate compositions are the tinder with which the fire of imagination can be sparked.
Matt Payne explores his journey of photographing icons to becoming a more creative nature photographer.
Phill discusses the growing problems our public lands face and how we can do our part by leaving it better than we found it.
Our favorite images posted on NPN from the past year. We made three picks from all the categories: Avian, Flora, Human & Fauna, Landscape, Macro, Non-Nature, Photo Art, and Wildlife.
Alister Benn discusses the barriers we develop as adults with expectations and rules that stifle our muse. He gives advice on how to break down those barriers to let your muse free and create meaningful images.
Guy Tal gives insight on how to be more mindful in your photography by being open to seeing what’s around you and not having preconceived ideas. “You can’t compose a photograph from things you don’t even know exist.”
Colleen shares her experiences photographing Acadia National Park on multiple occasions and how she keeps a fresh view of a location she has visited many times.