These links are to sites that I have found to be educational, display outstanding photography, or provide services to photographers.

The Nature Photographers Network is an on-line magazine dedicated to Nature photography, and photographers.

Some of the finest nature photographs anywhere are posted in the critique galleries, and the articles are timely, extremely well written and illustrated. Enjoy!

Visit the Nature Photographers web site

Tony Kuyper photographs the high desert region of southern Utah and northern Arizona. His intimate landscapes portray the unusual textures and dramatic light of this region. He overlays digital imaging techniques with traditional photography to create his consistently recognizable style.

Be sure to check out Tony's Photoshop Tutorials and Actions.

Dan Baumbach is a Colorado photographer whose work includes images from the California Coast, Sierra Nevada  and other locations in the West. Strongly influenced by the work of Galen Rowell, Dan's work has a quiet beauty that reflects the timeless quality of the light and the land.

Guy Tal is a photographer, naturalist, and outdoor explorer living in the scenic state of Utah. His photographs capture intimate portraits of the places he loves throughout the American West in the hope of promoting awareness and conservation of these rare wild treasures.

Lon Overacker is a California based large format nature and landscape photographer. He uses a 4x5 large format camera, color transparency film, and believes that every time he releases the shutter he has captured a moment in time that can never be duplicated. Lon's images not only capture moments in time, but also capture the intimate beauty of nature and the landscape.

Michael E. Gordon is a professional photographer based in Southern California. He works in both color and black & white using a 4x5 large format camera. Michael leads workshops presented through Julia Dean Photo Workshops and also leads private photo tours to the Southern California desert country and the Sierra Nevada. He has won several awards for his work, and has been published in numerous periodicals.

The links below are to the sites of vendors, service providers, and photography related tutorials. Please visit these sites.

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