Adventure photography has its own set of special challenges. In this gallery, get tips for capturing the best action shots. Pictured here: A climber on Thorung La pass in the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal is dwarfed by a snowy peak. (This photo was submitted to Your Shot.) Photo Tip: It's always wise to have a good chamois lens cleaner with you. Who knows when you might want to clean your filter or front element that has become moist from going in and out of cold temperatures? Get more cold weather photography tips »

Thorung La Pass, Nepal

Adventure photography has its own set of special challenges. In this gallery, get tips for capturing the best action shots. Pictured here: A climber on Thorung La pass in the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal is dwarfed by a snowy peak. (This photo was submitted to Your Shot.) Photo Tip: It's always wise to have a good chamois lens cleaner with you. Who knows when you might want to clean your filter or front element that has become moist from going in and out of cold temperatures? Get more cold weather photography tips »
Photograph by Helmut Zhang, Your Shot

How to Take Adventure Photos

Get tips for taking great adventure photos in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

Read This Next

Meat production leads to thousands of air quality-related deaths annually

At last, a malaria vaccine has passed important clinical trials

Oil company accused of ignoring community concerns about water, wildlife

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet