Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, May 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 51° Partly Cloudy

Outdoors blog outdoor photography archive

MONDAY, OCT. 2, 2017

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017

FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017

FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016

A marsh wren sings his claim to a patch of reeds in Turnbull Wildlife Refuge, getting ready for the spring nesting and mating season.
 
 (The Spokesman-Review)

Photo contest focuses on Turnbull Wildlife Refuge 

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY – Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge has announced a contest seeking photos from amateur photographers showcasing the wildlife and habitats found on the refuge. Photos must be made from Nov. 1, 2015 through Oct. 31, 2016. The winning photo will be featured on the...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2015

SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2015

Along the Flyway: entry in Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge photo contest. (Jim Peterson)

Wildlife refuge inspires photo contest

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY -- Challenging yourself to make a good outdoor photo is a great motivation to look closer and longer at wildlife, nature and landscapes. The Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge once again are encouraging shutterbugs to pause on the refuge...

Continue reading this post »

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1, 2014

Spokane River under a late September sunset. (Craig Goodwin)

Photo: Spokane River is scenic masterpiece

RIVERS -- Not to be taken for granted, the Spokane River should inspire all of us to be caretakers of our natural resources. Thanks to Craig Goodwin, pastor of Millwood Community Presbyterian Church and outdoor photographer, for giving us this visual reminder. See a story...

Continue reading this post »

FRIDAY, SEPT. 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 2014

Out for a night of relaxation at Priest Lake on Aug. 25, 2014, Craig Goodwin of Spokane found a natural late show worth staying up to watch. “I stopped by Hill’s Resort, stoked up the coals in a fire pit, sat back and watched one of the most incredible natural displays I’ve ever witnessed,” he said, noting that he's glad he lingered into the wee hours of Aug. 26. “At about 2 a.m., the Northern Lights exploded over the lake with more drama than any fireworks show could hope to muster.” (Craig Goodwin)

Photo: Northern Lights over Priest Lake 

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY -- It pays to lose yourself watching the stars on a clear summer night. In the photo above, Craig Goodwin, pastor of Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, sits by the still-glowing embers of a fire some other Priest Lake visitors to Hill's Resort had...

Continue reading this post »

SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013

FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2011

Sunrise over Lake Superior from Duluth, Minn. (Scott Wolff)

The big lake has a Superior sunrise

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY -- One of my best college friends lives in Duluth, Minn., on the shore of Lake Superior. His back yard is a premium spot for outdoor scenics ranging from ice formations in the minus 30 degree winters to this moody, wonderful sunrise shot...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011

Professional landscape photographer Tim Cooper will present a free program on capturing outdoor scenes on camera Monday, March 14, 2011, 7 p.m., at the Spokane REI store.
 (Tim Cooper)

Pro offers free outdoor photography clinic 

OUTDOOR IMAGING -- Professional landscape photographer Tim Cooper will present a free program on capturing outdoor scenes on camera Monday, March 14, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Spokane REI store. Cooper, a Rocky Mountain School of Photography instructor, will explain how he captures dramatic photographs...

Continue reading this post »

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011

Sunset over Lake Coeur d'Alene's Wolf Lodge Bay from the Mineral Ridge hiking trail. (Linda Lantzy / Idaho Scenic Images)

Idaho photographer gets farther afield

OUTDOOR IMAGES -- Although her business is called Idaho Scenic Images, Linda Lantzy of Coeur d'Alene isn't tethered to the state. I pointed out recently that her list of Top 12 Photos of 2010 included a shot of the North Cascades, which are tempting even...

Continue reading this post »

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011

FRIDAY, JAN. 21, 2011

Runners, photogs top grizzly targets

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- Runners are gaining ground on wildlife photographers as the most likely people to be mauled by a grizzly bear in the Northern Rockies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s grizzly bear recovery coordinator says long-distance trail runners are approaching photographers as the...

Continue reading this post »

Outdoors blog

Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.




Go to the full Outdoors page