Adventure

How to Turn Instagram into the Ultimate Adventure Job

When 27-year-old Johan Lolos set out from Belgium in 2013 with his camera and no return ticket, he admittedly didn't anticipate becoming one of New Zealand's most popular Instagrammers. It was...

Why Your Instagram Nature Shot Is Breaking the Law

This fall, an Instagrammer named Casey Nocket made news when she posted photos of permanent acrylic portraits that she'd painted on rock faces in national parks across the country. Nocket, who's now...

Behind the Scenes with GoPro at the Winter X Games

A team of ten from GoPro, the tiny-camera giant, descended on Aspen, Colorado early last week. With close to 100 cameras and thousands of mounts, batteries, SD cards, and accessories, they were...

Adventures on Instagram: Andy Mann

In his relatively short career, Andy Mann has served as the senior photographer at Climbing Magazine and had his images appear in National Geographic and the New York Times. He cofounded...

Making History on the Dawn Wall

On January 14 as the sun was falling in Yosemite National Park, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed what is arguably the most difficult ascent in the history of rock climbing. The duo...

The Best National Park Photos of 2014

This was the year of Instagram. The square-photo app now has more users (300 million) than Twitter, and there's no sign that its astronomical growth is slowing. Photographers keep pushing the...

Finding Solitude and Wilderness in the Canadian Yukon

Ever since Swiss photographer Bruno Augsburger discovered the Canadian Yukon Territory in 2000, he's made it his goal to spend as much time there as possible. Augsburger will spend weeks alone in...

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in...

A Mountain Town with a Surfing Problem

America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. Not your first guess, we know, but photographer Paolo Marchesi stumbled upon a band of dedicated wave junkies in the heart of the West....

Hot Summer Nights: Our Favorite Star-Filled Photos

Summer may be over, but memories of those long, warm nights live on. We searched for shots of the most beautiful star-filled nights and, as usual, our readers delivered. Here are 20 of our...