The following Showcase images have been selected to appear on the NANPA home page for the week beginning Monday, April 22, 2019. To view all of the top 250 photographs from NANPA’s 2019 Showcase competition, see the photo gallery on the NANPA website. The period for entering your best shots in this year’s Showcase starts in August, so let’s get shooting! Your best shot might be your next one.
Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a series of profiles of winners in the Showcase 2018 Competition. We featured one winner each week. Not all of the winners chose to prepare a profile, but most did. This week, we end with Richard W. Sandford and his winning image “Ferns and Birch Trees.”
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of profiles of winners in the Showcase 2018 Competition. We will be featuring one winner each week. Not all of the winners chose to prepare a profile, but we have quite a few who did. This week, we begin with Richard W. Sandford and his winning image “Ferns and Birch Trees.” DL
While the national parks of the American West feature scenery that is stunningly dramatic, those East of the Mississippi possess a scenic charm that is more subtle. This is only partially true of the compact jewel that is Acadia National Park.
Lying mostly on Mt. Desert Island on the central coast of Maine, this meeting of land and sea provides more than enough drama for just about any photographer. Surf crashing against yellow granite cliffs and colorful lakes as flat as glass are just two of the many highlights.
Easily the best time to visit Acadia is the first half of October. Autumn color is at its peak and the road-clogging traffic of summer is gone. The park offers several opportunities for great sunrise photography. Allow enough time to drive to your chosen sunrise location and get set up at least 15 to 30 minutes before the rising sun actually cracks that horizon. Continue reading →