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James Kay
Photography

PUBLISHED ARTICLES / OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER MAGAZINE

 

James has been a professional advisor to Outdoor Photographer Magazine for over 25 years. He frequently contributes articles to the magazine which provide insight and how-to advice on various photography subjects. The following are some of his favorites:

 

 
New Zealand - Explore the wonders of New Zealand's South Island; from the glacier-clad summits of the Southern Alps to the golden-sand beaches of Abel Tasman National Park.

 
Watch the Weather - Learn how to take advantage of dramatic, changing weather conditions to improve your photography.

 
Baja National Parks - Explore Mexico's magnificent national marine parks via sea kayak along the wild, rugged coast of the Baja Peninsula.

 
Big Weather - See how Jim took advantage of last year's wild summer weather in the Canadian Rockies to capture some dramatic images.

 
Revisit without Reprise - Think you've squeezed all the photos out of that old, favorite location you're so familiar with? Guess again.

 
Geology of the Colorado Plateau - Jim explains how knowledge of the rock layers across the Colorado Plateau region can help you find new photography locations in the red rock canyonlands of southern Utah and Arizona.

 
Southern Utah Aerial Photography - Experience Utah's red rock country from the air and learn why these wild lands deserve to be protected as wilderness.

 
Glen Canyon Resurrection - A prolonged drought in the West has caused the water level in Lake Powell to fall by over 100 feet allowing the legendary canyons of Glen Canyon to emerge from beneath the waves.

 
National Parks of the Canadian Rockies – Photography in the world-renowned parks of Banff, Jasper and Yoho in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

 
Canyoneering Photography – Jim discusses the rigors of exploring and photographing remote slot canyons on the Colorado Plateau.

 
Fall Foliage in the American West - From the Canadian Rockies to the redrock canyons of Utah, Outdoor Photographer Magazine showcases some of Jim's best autumn-colors photography.

 
Kayaking in Baja - Explore turquoise lagoons in the Sea of Cortez and learn how to protect your camera gear for sea kayaking adventures.

 
Whatever it Takes - Go behind the scenes with Jim on five different photography adventures and see the effort he goes to when he's out in the field searching for images. (This large file takes a bit longer to download than the other articles here.)

 
The Lost World of Glen Canyon - A prolonged drought in the West has caused the water level in Lake Powell to fall by over 100 feet allowing the legendary canyons of Glen Canyon to emerge from beneath the waves.

 
Into the Canyons - Jim provides tips on photographing the canyonlands of the Colorado Plateau region and discusses why this region has become his favorite photography location.

 
Comfort in the Backcountry - Tired of packing up a soggy tent every morning when you shoot in the outback? Jim discusses the option of using backcountry huts and lodges as a comfortable base for shooting in the backcountry.