Our August 2019 problem of Out of doors Photographer will get you prepared for summer season photograph adventures with ideas for taking pictures outside sports activities like mountain biking, taking a once-in-a-lifetime photograph safari in Africa and chasing monsoon storms within the American Southwest for extremely dramatic photos.

On the quilt is a panoramic—pun meant—picture made by journey sports activities photographer Grant Gunderson. It’s not simply an superior shot of a mountain biker, it’s additionally a fantastic panorama photograph. Right here’s the story behind the shot.

outdoor photographer cover august 2019 photo by grant gunderson

“Farstad, Norway, is within the coronary heart of what could also be one of the vital scenic highway journeys you can also make. Whereas the highway itself gives an immense quantity of magnificence, photographers are nicely rewarded in the event that they make investments the effort and time to climb the path above the city of Farstad to the summit of the close by rocky bluffs that overlook Atlantic Ocean Highway, which occurs to traverse one of the vital dramatic landscapes on earth, carved by glaciers over the eons and leading to quite a few fjords and islands dotting the panorama.

“The realm is understood for its damp and misty circumstances, however for these affected person sufficient to attend for the solar to make an look, essentially the most dramatic coastal gentle is feasible. That’s precisely what occurred for us on the day this picture was made. It had been raining for per week straight, and the forecast was for an opportunity of clearing that night, so we did a three-hour climb to get to the highest of the height. Fortunately, the climate cooperated, and we had been handled to a spectacular sundown. Witnessing the dramatic gentle present ensuing from the sundown, mixed with the departing storm clouds, rider Jonathan Maunsel and I knew we had been experiencing a particular second and raced to shoot a number of variations of the highest part of the path earlier than the solar disappeared beneath the horizon.

“With the intention to stability the publicity, a Schneider 0.9 Gentle Grad ND filter was used to carry again the sky, together with a big collapsible reflector to offer a little bit of fill gentle on Maunsel.”

–Grant Gunderson

The August 2019 problem is accessible now in quite a lot of digital codecs together with Apple Information+ and might be on newsstands starting Tuesday, July 30.

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