Reimagining Californian Landscapes Through Infrared

Kate Ballis transforms familiar scenes into Technicolor dreamscapes in her new Infra Realism series
At first glance, Kate Ballis’ candy-coloured landscapes are reminiscent of the hand-tinted photographs that were prevalent in the mid-19th century, but these gorgeous popsicle-palette images were created with the aid of a specially converted infrared camera as opposed to a paintbrush.

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Reimagining Californian Landscapes Through Infrared by Kate Ballis
more at AnOther Mag

In conversation with Peter Cox

Peter Cox left behind the heady world of IT infrastructure design in the United States to return to his native Ireland, where he is now a full-time professional landscaper. A gallery owner and workshop leader, he is also passionate about technological innovation and has become a leading light in drone photography…
Interview by Nick Smith

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In conversation with Peter Cox
more in Outdoor Photography – September 2017

Landscapes by Rafal Różalski

Landscapes by Rafal Różalski

The Other Side of the Clouds
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Hvítserkur
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Stokksnes
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Magical forest
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The Jersey | Ireland
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The Dark Hedges
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Fjords of Ireland
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Landscapes by Rafal Różalski
more at 35photo

Country Roads

Country Roads Photo Contest Winners
Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing rural roads in the Country Roads Photo Contest

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Crossing-the-fields” by petersvoboda
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Congratulations Runner Up “The Chase ” by warrenstowell
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Congratulations Runner Up “Texas Country Road” by lisablevins
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Congratulations Runner Up “Neat clouds” by SweetRay
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Congratulations Runner Up “Road to wonderland” by Jan_Zajc
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Congratulations Amateur Winner “l o n e l y ” by EduardoAlvesLux
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Congratulations People’s Choice “Up on the hill ” by saintek
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Country Roads Photo Contest Winners
more at viewbug

U.S. UNESCO Sites: Present and Proposed

From the glowing lava flows of Hawaii to the pearly ice fields of Alaska, the United States’ natural and cultural heritage is as vast and diverse as the country itself. The U.S. currently claims 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites, which capture thousands of years of natural history and human innovation. An additional 20 natural and cultural sites ranging from under-the-sea monuments to urban architectural wonders are also vying for the renowned title. Find out which sites have already been inscribed for their “outstanding universal value,” and which tentative sites may join the list soon.

Redwood National Park
Photograph by Paul Giamou, Getty Images
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Photograph by Art Wolfe, Getty Images
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Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument
Photograph by PJF Military Collection/Alamy Stock Photo
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Yellowstone National Park
Photograph by Tom Murphy, National Geographic Creative
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Alaskan Glaciers
Photograph by Frans Lanting, National Geographic Creative
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from “43 Incredible Photos of U.S. UNESCO Sites: Present and Proposed”
more at National Geographic

Gran Esfuerzo, Inmedible Recompensa | Pedro Fernández Aguado

Unas personas antes, y otras después, descubrimos a través de la experiencia que a nadie le regalan nada. Si queremos obtener lo que anhelamos debemos ser perseverantes en nuestros esfuerzos, aplicar la máxima fotográfica del ensayo y error en cada paso que damos y, sobre todo, no debemos tirar nunca la toalla dejando escapar, de esa forma, nuestros sueños. Porque todo llega, aunque la senda no sea precisamente un camino de rosas.

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Pedro Fernández Aguado
more in: Superfoto Digital N258 – Julio 2017

“Golden and blue hours are almost always the best times to shoot a landscape image.”

We’ve all seen landscape shots that just nail it – the perfect mix of light, composition and subject matter rolled into one. But how do you get it to all come together? New Zealand photographer Rach Stewart shares eight ways you can take better landscape images, now.

Think about your focal point; the rule of thirds is popular for a reason; have a foregroung; think about the time of day; understand colour; gear: using a tripod and filters to capture movement; know your histogram; the weather…
from “8 Tips for Better Landscapes”

more in Australian Photography – July 2017