nature photography

This Dutch city has a fish ‘doorbell camera’, and it’s surprisingly popular

Mar 22, 2024
Alex Baker

Spring is finally in the air, and that means that it’s time for the fish doorbell camera once again. If you weren’t eagerly already waiting…

Photographer stages whimsical interactions between birds, insects, and miniature toys

Feb 19, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Andrew Camera isn’t your typical wildlife photographer. He takes the ordinary subjects – birds and insects around us and miniature toys – and brings them…

Photographing a volcano with an IR camera

Feb 13, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Jonas Daley is what I call an “atypical nature photographer”. His photos capture mountains and deserts, but they don’t look remotely similar to what pops…

2023 Nature Photography Contest winners capture Earth’s breathtaking beauty…and plant trees

Jan 17, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Founded in 2023, The Nature Photography Contest (website) quickly became a haven for photographers and nature lovers. The contest wrapped up two months ago, and…

Painterly photo of a unique spectacled bear wins Nature Photographer of the Year 2023

Nov 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Nature Photographer of the Year has announced the 2023 winners. Jacquie Matechuk, a nature photographer from Canada, won first place with an exquisite image of a spectacled bear. The beautiful animal stands in the midst of lush greenery, and Matechuk’s photo has a dreamy, painterly vibe.

Archerfish hits bullseye after aiming for cameraman’s eye

Nov 10, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

The folks behind BBC’s Planet Earth and other shows go to great lengths to get those marvelous wildlife shots we all know and love. They’re…

Five basic composition techniques for stunning wildlife photos

Sep 26, 2023
Shreyas S. Yadav

“I can’t take awesome wildlife images because I have an entry-level camera.” “My images don’t look excellent. Hmm, I think it is because my camera is not full frame; it does not have high dynamic range and high ISO capability. It’s time that I upgrade to a higher camera version.” Does this sound like you? Are these types of thoughts stopping you from making beautiful wildlife images? Well, I have good news for you. Today, I will show you the five simple composition techniques I use to create stunning wildlife images. And the best part is: these composition techniques work great with any type of camera.

Firefighters capture video of rare fire-nado

Aug 25, 2023
Alex Baker

Firefighters in British Colombia, Canada, have captured a rare phenomenon on video: a fire tornado. The awe-inspiring footage emerged during the ferocious Downton Lake wildfire,…

My experience shooting the Litli-Hrútur volcano eruption

Jul 20, 2023
Idan Arad

I got to shoot the Litli-Hrútur volcano eruption almost by accident. I just happened to be in the area, as the saying goes. That said,…

Follow these tips for perfect photos of sand dunes

Jul 18, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

At first sight, sand dunes may seem too vast and maybe even too dull to photograph. But that’s far from the truth. Michael Shainblum takes…