Once a month
get new photos
and expert tips.
About 74,000 years ago, a volcano erupted and collapsed in on itself on Sumatra. The resulting crater later filled with water and became known as Lake Toba (pictured).
(Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "A Sumatran Journey," March 1981, National Geographic magazine)
Take a photographic journey through Montana and enter for a chance to win a trip for two!
Check out adventure videos from our West Coast Adventure Editor Steve Casimiro and go "Behind the Lens."
When making long exposures, use a remote release to avoid camera movement. If you don't have a remote release, use the camera's self-timer.
More Photo Tips
Get the stories behind the lens and experience photography at its best!
Own the latest images from our world-renowned photographers!