At Home in the Wild by PaulZizkaPhoto

Winter nights in the Banff backcountry. They hold so much magic.

Mount Drummond area, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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A Sierra Moment by landESCAPEphotography

This photo is dedicated to our friend and landscape photographer extraordinare Jeff Swanson, who had his life taken away from him when he was far too young for it. Jeff was an amazing guy, and I had the pleasure of shooting with him a couple times out in Death Valley. We were planning a Sierra backcountry trip, as it was one of our favorite places, but that opportunity got taken away from us. I hope you will visit his site here to see his beautiful work:

Funds raised by the sale of Jeff’s prints will be donated in his name to the Melanoma Research Foundation.

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Gilded Zion by JaredWarren

This spot is quite a ways off one of Zion’s backcountry trails. It was my last chance for good light at the end of four days of rain and overcast skies, so I was pretty excited to get the nice sunset. The experience felt even more significant as I considered that probably few humans have stood at this spot, even though it’s in one of the most popular national parks. There’s so much to see in Zion away from the usual attractions.

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