There is something blissful about the silence of snow. A quiet you can hear all around, the noise of the world dulled by the dampening properties of the falling white flakes. The world now a palette of pale hues and diffused light; it’s wonderful to be out in.
Many find this weather calming, but as a wildlife photographer, it can be an anxious time. For many of us, since the closing stages of autumn, our attention has been on the weather. Refreshing, watching and waiting for that four-letter word to get mentioned. Mostly it’s in some clickbait story about how we are in for the worst snow in 40 years, that in almost all situations ends up being nothing more than half-an-inch that melts into a grey slush before you’ve got your shoes on. So real snow is certainly something to get excited about, unless, of course, you live in the north of Scotland where you’re spoilt every season…
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Time to sort out your portfolio
In the quiet of winter, why not cast a critical eye over your portfolio? Utilize this time to improve your selections and attract new customers
N Photo PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020
The search for the world’s best Nikon photographer of 2020 is finally over! Each issue the monthly N-Photo POTY 2020 photo contest’s top 10 images have been selected by the N-Photo team – but this month we pick the best of the best and crown our winner of the N-Photo Photographer of the Year 2020 competition!
How to shoot…Magnificent mountains!
Whether shooting up at them or down from them, hills and mountains offer the most dramatic landscapes of all. Edyta Rice shares her top tips for capturing magical mountainscapes
Mist is the Holy Grail for landscape photographers and can produce some dramatic effects, if you are willing to wait…
Mike Harris heads out on a crisp morning to capture a misty scene before the moody conditions disperse
Roll on the snow
It pays to never let the weather get the best of you, even if it means a little frostbite…
Our favourite Nikon images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award
As far as the eye can see
Mike Harris photographs multiple images of a cityscape and blends them together to create a panorama
Magdalena Sztechman has worked alongside 39 people with Down’s syndrome to tell how they’ve coped during the pandemic
A little local knowledge
James Patterson shows how to target areas of a landscape with Photoshop tools and make powerful local adjustments
A SPONTANEOUS CRUISE ALONG SCOTLAND’S WILD WEST COAST PROVED TO BE A VOYAGE OF SURPRISES FOR PHIL JOHNSON
A Wee Dram
There’s more to love about Scotland’s favorite libation once you discover the magic
Secretary Swell on a Pissed-off Planet
Groomed on Park Avenue nd in the 16th Arrondissement, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confronts a world that just might be post-diplomacy.
STOCK TRADING APP COMPANY ROBINHOOD FILES PLAN TO GO PUBLIC
Stock trading app company Robinhood said this week that it has submitted a confidential plan to go public later this year.
Biden Moves to Take On Big Tech
His pick for antitrust chief will signal how aggressively he’ll challenge monopoly power
Stressed-out staffers peck at new hen in the FOX house
Who Guards The Security Guards?
The people asked to enforce covid safety rules put up with low pay, minimal training, and some dangerously angry customers
4 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4
I could be blindfolded and tell you I was driving a Porsche
IN MEMORIAM - Leslie West
Ten months before Mountain’s Top 40 debut with the powerful “Mississippi Queen,” the band performed “For Yasgur’s Farm” and eight more songs at Woodstock. In our 2009 Woodstock 40th anniversary interview article, guitarist and vocalist Leslie West told Goldmine, “We were performing at the Fillmore West and Winterland in California, heard about what was going on back east, and knew we were going to it. We had to rent our own helicopter, because there was no way we were getting upstate in New York with the freeway closed. I almost fell out of the helicopter when I saw all those people. All of a sudden, in the middle of nowhere, you saw a city. It was something else. I was really nervous. When I did my guitar solo, it sounded pretty loud.
The Electric Truck That Couldn't
In the past six months, Nikola has faced an SEC probe, lost partners, and seen its shares tank