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Photography In The National Parks: Don't Forget About Those Little Things

While the majority of us and our cameras visit a national park to capture The Big Picture, it's often the smaller things we should remember to photograph in order to flesh out our national park photographic story. Contributing photographer and writer Rebecca Latson explains why these little things are important contributors to The Big Picture and how you can capture great shots of those little things using one or more techniques she details in this month's article.

Plan Carefully If Intending To Visit Glacier National Park This Year

Glacier National Park in northern Montana offers a gorgeous mountainous setting, has amazing displays of wildlife, and an invigorating climate for hiking and boating. And all those things attract millions of visitors, most during the incredibly busy summer months, and that's why park officials urge you to plan carefully if you're intending to visit Glacier.

Traveler's View: Is Secretary Zinke Determined To Make His Legacy The Redefinition Of Public Lands?

From dismantling national monuments to privatizing national park operations to skirting the National Environmental Policy Act to open parklands up to hunting and vanquishing wilderness. Is that on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's agenda? It doesn't take much of an imagination to think so.

Analysis: Would A Government Shutdown Usher In A New Vision For The National Park Service?

What would the National Park System be without a National Park Service? Would you treasure Old Faithful, Delicate Arch, or Thunder Hole as much without a nearby ranger to answer your questions, provide some reassurance for your safety, and care for the integrity of the natural resources that drew you to these places.

Photography In The National Parks: My Five Favorites From 2017

Happy New Year! Continuing a tradition started several years ago with the Traveler, photographer Rebecca Latson lists 5 of her favorite photos taken during 2017 and explains why they are her favorites. Rebecca details settings, weather and lighting conditions, as well as the story behind each photo.

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