Articles tagged "national-parks"

Zion National Park clarifies controversial tripod restrictions

Earlier this month, Zion National Park released new Commercial Use Authorization rules that seemed to ban tripods altogether, sparking outrage from photography workshop operators. In response, the park has reassessed its position and issued a clarification.

Grand Canyon National Park using drones for search and rescue

A fleet of drones is replacing helicopters to search for lost or injured hikers.

The Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park marred by vandals

Vandals appear to have struck the Racetrack in Death Valley National Park, carving tire tracks into the playa and perhaps permanently altering the landscape. Read More

Google brings the National Parks to your living room with 360-virtual tours

Google has joined forces with the U.S. National Parks Service to make their centennial birthday celebration a bit more special by offering new VR and 360 video guided tours through some pretty amazing places. Read more

Put a stamp on it: The astrophotography of Matt Dieterich

What's the best way to get lots of people to see your photo? Get it on a postage stamp. Astrophotographer Matt Dieterich recently had this honor when one of his photos was selected for a stamp honoring the U.S. National Park Service. Read more