John Gierach is likely the only person who can send just about anything in and have it published.
It’s that time of year. If you haven’t already committed to attending OWAA’s annual conference, you are probably weighing the pros and expenses.
I am a three-eyed monster. But, somehow, people don’t flinch when I come close. That little box strapped to my forehead with the shiny round eye — the GoPro camera — doesn’t seem odd to them.
All great films and videos are full of magic. It’s in smiles and teardrops, heartache and euphoria. To me, the magic in moving pictures is all about emotion.
When an assigned word count limits the amount of information you can present in an article, most of us rely upon photos, the picture’s-worth-athousand-words, space-saving solution for presenting visual details that describing might consume too many column inches.
How to prepare to capture the rare natural phenomenon,
No pencil can draw it, no colors can paint it and no words can describe the magnificence when it fills the sky with dancing colors. The aurora borealis, or northern lights, electrify the sky, creating a dazzling spectacle to witness, but a challenging phenomenon to duly capture in photographs.
Interviewing is an intimate method of harvesting a person’s experience, observations or expertise for a story. The kid who caught a state-record fish and the hiker who completed the Appalachian Trail in record time are initially just a few numbers and some background on a page.
One of the great things about working in outdoor media is that from time to time, you are invited to go on some really great trips where the travel, food and lodging are all taken care of.
It used to be that all it took to maximize social media was knowing how and when to post something. Since then we have entered an era where mastering social media is a profession within itself.