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Ansel in Incline

In the year 1938, Lake Tahoe was a very different place than what we see today. The forests were recovering from being clear cut in the late 1800s; the highway was a narrow, winding road; and few people lived year-round in Incline Village. The first tunnel had been blasted through Cave Rock, improving access, but still a trip around Lake Tahoe was not a trivial excursion. This didn’t stop a young photographer named Ansel Adams from making the trip.
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2017 Great Nevada Picture Hunt

GREAT NEVADA PICTURE HUNT Nevada means home to each and everyone one of us in different ways, which is why it was a spectacular, albeit challenging, task selecting our favorites for this year’s picture hunt. We received more than 1,200 photographs, each expressing a distinct and brilliant facet of the Silver State. We want to […]
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Nevada Photographers

Learn to shoot the Silver State through the eyes of professional photographers. NEVADA PHOTO TOURS: SERIES COMPILED BY KIPPY S. SPILKER The bacon wave at Valley of Fire State Park. A sunset at Lake Tahoe’s Bonsai rock. The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield. Iconic images are everywhere in Nevada, but capturing […]
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Nevada Photographers: M.D. Welch

Nevada Photo Tours: Learn to shoot the Silver State through the eyes of professional photographers. SERIES COMPILED BY KIPPY S. SPILKER The bacon wave at Valley of Fire State Park. A sunset at Lake Tahoe’s Bonsai rock. The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield. Iconic images are everywhere in Nevada, but capturing […]
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Nevada Photographers: July/August 2017

NEVADA PHOTO TOUR GUIDES Nevada Magazine staff embarks on educational photography escapade. The bacon wave at Valley of Fire State Park. A sunset at Lake Tahoe’s Bonsai rock. The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield. Iconic images are everywhere in Nevada, but capturing them in photos can be tricky. Taking a photo […]
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Nevada Photographers: March/April 2017

Nevada Photo Tour Guides Learn to shoot the Silver State through the eyes of professional photographers. NEVADA PHOTO TOURS: SERIES COMPILED BY KIPPY S. SPILKER The bacon wave at Valley of Fire State Park. A sunset at Lake Tahoe’s Bonsai rock. The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield. Iconic images are everywhere […]
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Nevada Photo Tours

The bacon wave at Valley of Fire State Park. A sunset at Lake Tahoe’s Bonsai rock. The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield. Iconic images are everywhere in Nevada, but capturing them in photos can be tricky. Taking a photo tour with a professional photographer can bring it all into focus. This year, we’ll highlight some of the photographers offering tours and workshops across Nevada. If you take a tour or workshop, let them know you read about them in Nevada Magazine, and get ready to take some amazing photos of your own.
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Odyssey of a Ghost Town Explorer: Part 5

ODYSSEY OF A GHOST TOWN EXPLORER FIFTH OF  SIX-PART  SERIES EXAMINES ABANDONED SETTLEMENTS IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA. PART  5: THE JARBIDGE  RUNS  THROUGH IT BY ERIC CACHINERO “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of […]
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2016 Great Nevada Picture Hunt

GRAND PRIZE WINNER Tony Fuentes Oftentimes, photographers explain that unexpected circumstances can lead to an extraordinary shot. Such is the case for the grand-prize winner of the 2016 Great Nevada Picture Hunt Tony Fuentes, who captured this incredible shot of Sand Harbor and Lake Tahoe’s eastern shore. “A  friend and I arrived to the overlook, […]
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Right Place, Right Time

Right Place, Right Time STORY AND PHOTOS BY JOHN PELTIER Driving home along the east shore of Lake Tahoe, you usually see kayakers and paddle boarders cruising along the placid waters. It’s not too often you see guys in wetsuits tackling 6-foot waves with their surfboards. That’s what happened on Sept. 25 and it was […]
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A Haunting on The Comstock

Ghost towns aren’t the only spooky spaces in the Silver State.   BY ERIC CACHINERO Do you believe in ghosts? The spiritual; the spectral; the supernatural? There’s no denying that Nevada is a choice locale for those seeking paranormal pastimes, exemplified by the repeat visits of popular television shows such as “Ghost Adventures” and “Ghost […]
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Fascinating Facts, Rare Records, and Crazy Confabulations

Discovering the truth behind Nevada legends. BY MEGG MUELLER Researching a story on Nevada’s biggest, smallest, largest, shortest, oldest, etc., facts was a scavenger hunt, and proof that one day a new adage will be noted: Just because it’s on the Internet, doesn’t make it true. While some of the information I found had a […]
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Through The Lens: Cathedral Gorge State Park

  THROUGH THE LENS CATHEDRAL GORGE STATE PARK Geological wonder has photographers and adventurers flocking to natural beauty. BY ERIC CACHINERO The otherworldly atmosphere of Cathedral Gorge State Park may give visitors the impression that they have stepped foot on—well—another planet. Forged from violent and fiery volcanic activity and wrought by millions of years of […]
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Nevada Part III: Twain, Trains, & The Pony Express

BY RON SOODALTER During the mid-to-late-1800s, Nevada passed in record time from unsettled wilderness, to the nation’s premier gold and silver mecca, to its 36th state. In the process, it underwent a number of improvements designed to bring it up to par with its sister states and to ease its passage into the modern world. […]
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Tonopah: Then & Now

Tonopah: Then & Now Photographer Jim Galli walks a mile in F. W. Sheelor’s shoes—literally and figuratively. BY MATTHEW B. BROWN Tonopah photographer Jim Galli has earned quite the reputation for connecting the past to the present via his black-andwhite images. But these aren’t digital pictures converted with modern computer software—these are the real deal, […]