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Minnesotan's BWCA photo a finalist in Smithsonian contest

Photo: smithsonianmag: Photo of the Day: Early Morning Canoe Photo by Dawn LaPointe (Hermantown, Minnesota,… http://t.co/nVYvBgK14s

— Mackenzie Brown (@mackbrownbooks) December 4, 2014

An image entitled “Paddling to Sunrise” has propelled a northeastern Minnesota photographer into the finals of the Smithsonian’s 12th annual photo contest.

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Chasing the Northern Lights in the Alaska Range

I have never been a fan of roadside photography or images of iconic places during “perfect” light. I like to photograph the unfamiliar, I like the challenge of the unknown. 1,416 more words

Mountain Photography

Alaska Range Project: 2014 Review

2014 was a wild year, full of drama and spectacular wilderness. It started off strong, with two amazing trips and then slowly deteriorated, with family emergencies, wicked weather and cancelled trips. 410 more words

Mountain Photography

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Telephoto Landscapes

People are always surprised when I tell them that I rarely use a wide-angle lens for my photography. I prefer to work with a 70-200 lens, in fact, over 80% of my images are with that lens. 387 more words

Mountain Photography

Public Lands: Forest Service chief says journalists won't have to pay to take photos in wilderness areas

Forest Service chief clarifies proposed directive on commercial permits

By Summit Voice

FRISCO —After a few days of scathing news reports and commentaries, the U.S. Forest Service made it clear that a new policy on wilderness photography and filming won’t apply to journalists or visitors taking snapshots for their own use. 450 more words


The U.S. Forest Service Wants to Fine You $1,000 for Taking Pictures

This week’s most profoundly wrongheaded display of nonviolent press infringement comes from an unlikely source: The U.S. Forest Service. New rules being finalized in November state that—across this country’s gloriously beautiful, endlessly photogenic, 36 million acres of designated wilderness area administered by the USFS—members of the press who happen upon it will need permits to photograph or shoot video. 137 more words

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