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ETHAN WELTY
NORTH CASCADES NP, WA SPECS: F/8, 1/250 SEC, ISO 100 24MM FOCAL LENGTH

photo: Ethan Welty/Tandem Stock
Photo Skills

Photo School: King of the World

By: Photo Editor Genny Fullerton

Show off your friends’ alpine accomplishments with shots that capture the full glory of a trip to the mountains.

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Photo Skills

6 Key Wildlife Photography Tips

By: Photo Editor Genny Fullerton

Practice at home, zoom in, and follow these other simple rules to score an intimate shot that captures an animal’s character.

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Photo Skills

Inside a Backcountry Photographer’s Pack

By: Stephen Matera

Stephen Matera spent 20 years dialing the cameras, lenses, and accessories he brings backpacking. We got him to open his pack and tell us what’s inside. Plus: His favorite gear, biggest mistakes, and more.

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Featured Videos

From Half Dome to Crater Lake, Shane Black’s time-lapse video portraits will have you ready to hit the trail and camp under the stars.

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