insect photography

Pest control company uses photos without permission, photographer sues them for $2.7 million

Apr 2, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Copyright infringement is something that most photographers have faced at least once. Recently, biologist and insect photographer Alex Wild has faced this problem as well….

How to photograph bugs in the field that look like they were shot in a studio

Aug 11, 2017
John Aldred

If you’re a bit of a macro addict, photographing bugs while out and about can be great fun. There’s so many out there to see,…

A review of the Olympus STF-8 twin macro flash system for Micro Four Thirds

Jun 20, 2017
Nicky Bay

Last year, Olympus Singapore loaned me a pre-launch unit of their new STF-8 Twin Macro Flash, together with their OMD-EM1 Mk1 and M.Zuiko Digital ED…

Photographing a mosquito hatching from its pupa

Nov 29, 2016
Steve Gettle

I suppose like most photographers I have a “photographic bucket-list”, and documenting the life-cycle of the much maligned Mosquito has always been high on that…

How a personal project became an exhibition of the most beautifully photographed and detailed bugs you ever saw

Apr 27, 2016
John Aldred

As a commercial portrait photographer specialising in sports, this project is a little different to the regular subjects that Levon Biss is used to shooting, but…

The Hidden Wonders of the Amazon

Dec 24, 2015
Liron Samuels

Photographer Nicky Bay headed to the Amazon’s tropical rainforests, but he wasn’t after the jaguars, anacondas, sloths or piranhas the region is so famous for….

Using A Homemade Concave Macro Diffuser For Shooting Insects

Jul 6, 2015
Udi Tirosh

Macro photographer Mark Thorpe (A.K.A PixelHobo) just sent us this awesome macro photography tip. The idea is to create a concave macro diffuser that will illuminate your (itsy…

This Time Lapse Of Hatching Bees Will Give You Nightmares

May 21, 2015
Udi Tirosh

We all have this primal fear of bees. And while bees are generally a peaceful bunch, something about the buzz, furry appearance and the notion…

FAQ: So Your Company Has Been Found Using Alex’s Photographs Without Permission. What Next?

Apr 3, 2015
Alex Wild

In August I hired ImageRights International, a reputable copyright enforcement agency, to assume the routine handling of commercial infringements of my professional work. There are…

Love Them Or Hate Them, These Ultraviolet Macros Will Change The Way You See Arthropods

Jan 1, 2015
Liron Samuels

Whether creepy-crawlies make you run for your camera or run for the hills, these photos will not leave you indifferent. Be it a beetle, a…