Are some people born with a better sense for composition? Are there rules anybody can learn to improve their artistic sense for framing a photo? Seasoned landscape photographer Nigel Danson ponders an age-old question and its implications for photographers.
Articles tagged "nature-photography"
Oct 12, 2017 at 15:46
Ultraviolet photography is something that relatively few photographers explore, but it’s a fascinating realm to explore with less of an investment in equipment than most people think.
Jul 25, 2017 at 15:36
Wildlife and nature photographer Peter Mather tells the story behind this exceptional shot of a mama grizzly and her cub searching for salmon in Yukon, Canada.
Jan 1, 2017 at 11:00
Photographer Nick Steinberg goes above the clouds to capture some incredible images of the dense fog that inundates the San Francisco Bay area in California. Read more
Dec 10, 2016 at 11:00
National Geographic has selected the winners of its 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year competition. View photos
videoNov 3, 2016 at 08:00
Mount a Canon EOS 5D Mark III to a heavy duty, custom-built drone and you can capture some incredible footage. See video
Wonder of nature: Eight winning photos from the 9th International Garden Photographer of the Year competition
Feb 21, 2016 at 12:30
A photographer from the UK has collected £7500 along with the title International Garden Photographer of the Year as the results of the ninth competition have been announced. Richard Bloom took the first prize with a picture of a field of lupins he came across while in New Zealand in the summer of 2015. See his photo and other category winners here. Read more
Nature Photographer Erez Marom shares his experience shooting in the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, one of the most inhospitable places on earth. In this article he explains why he was attracted to this region, why it is so challenging to shoot there, and how he went about creating images that he's proud of. Read more
videoNov 30, 2015 at 23:59
In this video we take a look at the work of Cristina Mittermeier, a conservation photographer who has dedicated her working life to documenting our changing environment and the roles of human communities around the world in protecting it. Watch the video
Oct 31, 2015 at 12:00
We've already introduced you to David FitzSimmons, so the topic of his PIX 2015 talk shouldn't be a big surprise. The author of three photography-based children's books about creatures of the natural world spoke on the importance of introducing children to the natural world. Read more
Sep 19, 2015 at 12:00
Art Wolfe has photographed living creatures all over the globe, but nothing quite prepared him for the experience of swimming with and photographing one of the largest animals on earth - the humpback whale. He discusses the challenges he faced capturing these incredible creatures in the South Pacific. Read more
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the process of creating his image 'Crystalline'. Originally shot in January 2014, the addition of new Photoshop processing tools lead him to revisit it and process it in a different way. Find out what he did and see the results. Read more
In this article, nature and wildlife photographer Erez Marom shares the story of his shot 'Watery Grave', captured on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland. As Erez admits, his original Raw capture left a lot to be desired, but post-processing yielded a result that he's proud of - quite rightfully, in our opinion. Take a look at his final image and find out how it was captured and processed. Learn more
videoNov 10, 2014 at 18:52
When we review high-end DSLRs, one of the most common requests we receive is to get them into the hands of professional photographers that work in the kinds of environments for which they were designed. That's why when we received the Canon EOS 7D Mark II we joined up with Adam Jones, a professional wildlife and nature photographer, to see what he makes of the new camera. Click through to watch our video
Oct 1, 2014 at 22:45
A proposed directive from the U.S. Forest Service that aims to protect federal wilderness from commercial exploitation may end up restraining photographers as well. Under the proposed restrictions, any individual or entity poised to reap commercial gain from photographing or filming federal lands in the U.S. will need a permit. Read more
George Probst has been fascinated with sharks his whole life, but it wasn't until he found himself newly single with some extra money in savings that his dream of diving with and photographing sharks became a reality. He hopes his photos will inspire others to see sharks in a light unlike their typical portrayal in movies and pop culture. Find out about his process and see his work. See gallery
In all the talk about new gear, it's easy to overlook the end result of our shared passion - the pursuit of stunning images. Among our large community there are some incredibly talented photographers who share their work in our forums, galleries and photo challenges, and from time to time we like to showcase some of the best work on our homepage. This week we asked users of our Nature and Wildlife forum to submit their favorite shots and as usual, the submissions were excellent. See gallery
Way up in Norway's arctic northwest lies a small, yet incredibly beautiful and diverse archipelago, home to some of that country's most magical landscapes and a truly wonderful winter atmosphere. Photographer Erez Marom shares his experience of shooting in the Lofoten Islands in Arctic Norway, from a traditional fishing village to mountains and ice-covered lakes. Learn more
May 25, 2014 at 08:00
The National Park Foundation, a charitable organization partnered with the National Park Service, has announced the 2013 winners of its annual 'Share the Experience' photo contest. Open to U.S. residents, amateur photographers are invited to submit their photos taken within National Parks to compete for a top prize of $10,000. Take a look at the winning photographs from 2013 and submit your photos for this year's competition. Learn more
Aug 14, 2013 at 10:00
While some of us were sleeping this weekend, photographers around the northern hemisphere were capturing the Perseid meteor shower as it peaked. The annual shower continues through August 24th, but it reached its highest activity levels on August 11th and 12th as debris from a passing comet produced as many as 100 meteors per hour. This year's relatively dim waxing crescent moon meant more meteors were visible to eager stargazers. Businessinsider.com has put together an impressive gallery of shots. Click through to take a look.
Jul 29, 2013 at 21:25
Think ants are only interested in crashing your summer picnic? When they're not after our stray watermelon slices, it seems they're busy in engaging in ant-to-ant combat. Alex Wild's macro photography reveals the warring nature (and surprisingly frightening jaws) of these seemingly unassuming insects. His photos reveal fights over territory, conflicts between colonies and brutal take-downs that rival UFC brawls - all going on otherwise unnoticed at our feet.
Jul 12, 2013 at 22:26
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Shooting Godafoss', shedding light on everything from image parameters, location, composition and gear choice to post-processing.
Jul 9, 2012 at 02:11
You may have seen the picture of zebras being used to demonstrate the incredible quality of Apple‘s new MacBook Pro Retina display. Here is the story behind the making of the picture as told by the photographer, Steve Bloom.
A solid understanding of compositional principles is crucial to photographic success. Macro photography presents unique challenges and solutions for generating captivating images. Nature Photographer Erez Marom discusses the compositional guidelines he uses when creating a macro photograph.
Oct 19, 2011 at 21:47
Erez Marom elborates about point of view in a macro shot, as well as the importance of finding and shooting special scenes.
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