Photography

Held Captive by Gaston: A Conversation with Photographer Lacombe

This week, I caught up with photographer Gaston Lacombe on his “Captive” series, currently on display at FotoWeek DC, a week-long photography festival with a special focus on human rights …

Wildlife Photographer Tells the Stories Behind the Shots

Remember Amanda Stone’s post about Canada’s spirit bear? I just came across this video with Paul Nicklen, the photographer who captured those amazing new photos of the bears for National Geographic …

Ranger Rick's Your Best Shot Photo Contest

5 Reasons Kids Should Enter Ranger Rick’s Photo Contest

Children are natural wildlife watchers. Last week, every time my 20-month-old son Nate walked out of our apartment building, he would emphatically blurt out something that sounded like “Bag-bag-bag!” Honestly, I was only …

Tree frog in South Africa by Charl Roux

Snap and Share! Celebrate Nature Photography Day With NWF

Wednesday, June 15th is Nature Photography Day – a day to explore nature through a camera lens and celebrate photos that inspire us to conserve wildlife and wild places. I …

Which Photo Wins? You Decide!

This year’s National Wildlife Photo Contest launched with a lot of new features, but what I’m most excited about is the ability for everyone to share and vote for their …

9 Inspiring Quotes for Nature Photographers

Here are nine quotes to inspire shutterbugs of all ages. Which one is your favorite?

Experiments in Backyard Nature Photography

If you enjoy wildlife photography, please jump in and comment to share your tips and thoughts about these pictures or backyard birding photography in general. I love photographing wildlife, and …

Bald eagle in flight, photographed by Jim McCollum

Cleared for Landing

A bald eagle slows to land in a nearly leafless tree near Maryland’s Conowingo Dam. Photographed by Jim McCollum of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

raven by Efren Adalem

Spooky Animals: Photo Gallery

Edgar Allen Poe’s “grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore” is actually one of the smartest birds around, using tools to collect hard-to-reach food and, in lab experiments, appearing to use logic to solve complex problems.

Spider and full moon

BOO-tiful Backyard Visitor: Spider

Each week our Certified Wildlife Habitat community on Facebook celebrates “Wildlife Wednesday” by posting an image of a garden visitor. Because the latest photo received such an enthusiastic response, I …

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