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Photographer on Lake Maurepas, Louisiana

Celebrate National Nature Photography Day on June 15th!

6/13/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

National Nature Photography Day is coming up on June 15th. This day, dedicated to celebrating nature photography and its role in aiding conservation efforts is near and dear to our hearts here at National Wildlife Federation. And celebrating it is […] Read more >

Pygmy nuthatches

Wildlife Through a Lens: Focus on Birds

5/3/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Spring is a prime season for bird photography, and we want you to feel inspired to grab your camera and snap some photos! We asked Christine Haines, one of our Flickr group members and a long-time National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant, […] Read more >

Broad-tailed hummingbird in Colorado

Six Tips For Photographing Hummingbirds

5/30/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Some of the same qualities that make hummingbirds the unique, animated creatures that we love can also make them a challenge to photograph. Here’s some tips that may help you on your quest for great hummingbird photos: Offer Up Some […] Read more >

Take a moment to enjoy the beauty in your own backyard. (Photo: Anne Senft)

Five Ways to Make the Most of Extra Daylight

3/9/2012 // By Anne Senft

With Daylight Saving Time  in full force, many of us are enjoying the extra hour of evening daylight. How do we make the most of this gift? Here are some thoughts. 1) Share the hour – Gather up friends and […] Read more >

(Photo from morguefile)

Conservation Photographer Offers 4 Photography Tips

11/18/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

Last week, I was able to chat with Gaston Lacombe, featured photographer at FotoweekDC, on his “Captive” series and conservation photography. Here, he offers 4 great tips for taking better pictures: Gaston’s photography tips Change your perspective – We spend […] Read more >