National Wildlife Photo Contest

Mountain goats jump in Colorado by Cathy and Gordon Illg.

Hold Steady! 21 Photos of Wildlife in Action

I like to take pictures of animals, but I need them to be asleep to get a quality photo. That’s why I’m so impressed with the images below from the National Wildlife Photo Contest. These photographers were …

Hummingbird moth by Roger Lee

Photo Gallery: Seven Surprising Pollinators

We’re all familiar with the beleaguered honey bees and beautiful butterflies that pollinate our crops and wildflowers. But pollinating animal species comprise a diversity of wild creatures, from birds and …

A storm approaches near Hot Springs, South Dakota. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Jason Heritage.

Celebrate Nature Photography Day

While you make plans to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, consider taking your camera along, because Sunday is also Nature Photography Day. We’re huge photography fans here at National Wildlife …

Denali National Park by Stokes Clarke

The Grandeur of Our National Parks

I’m excited by our national parks. I even have a Passport and get a stamp for each one I visit. The awe-inspiring landscapes are nearly impossible to communicate, but these photographs from the National …

Tricolored heron in the rain

8 Photos Worth The Wait

Good things come to those who wait, and waiting isn’t always easy, especially when taking nature photos.  Photographing the perfect scene sometimes means sitting in foul weather or extreme temperatures, holding …

2013 People's Choice Award Winner

2013 People’s Choice Award Winner

Congratulations to our 2013 People’s Choice Award winner, Jennifer Kohlman, whose photo of a lion received over 2,600 votes in the public voting final round! Also, a big “thank you” …


Six Animals That Can’t Believe You Haven’t Voted Yet

Did you know that this is the last week of voting for the People’s Choice Award in the 2013 National Wildlife Photo Contest? These animals can’t believe you haven’t voted …

Snorkeler with crocodile

9 “Amazing” Nature Photos

What makes a photo amazing? The animal, the behavior, natural phenomena and even the photographer’s story of snagging that moment can be captivating. For over 40 years, photographers of all …

By shooting close to the ground, photographer Rolf Nussbaumer  Western Diamondback Rattlesnake image is larger than life!

5 Last-Minute Steps to Enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest This Weekend

If you hadn’t heard, the deadline was extended for the National Wildlife Photo Contest. Hopefully this will give many of you the time you need to complete your entries and …

Brown bear

Wildlife’s Summer Vacation Photos

Did you ever write an essay on what you did over summer vacation for class? Or send a post card from your summer trip talking about stuff you did and …

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