Photography

Want to Shoot Intimate Bird Portraits? Try a Portable Blind

Want to Shoot Intimate Bird Portraits? Try a Portable Blind

— Disappear in plain sight with one of these four types of camouflaged hides.
The Bird That Saved My Family

The Bird That Saved My Family

— After tragedy struck, the Blooms struggled to recover. Taking in an injured magpie turned out to be just what the family needed to begin healing.
How to Compose the Perfect Bird Photo

How to Compose the Perfect Bird Photo

— Follow these three simple tips to capture the best shot possible.
For an Unforgettable Birding Adventure, Teens Head to Costa Rica with Audubon

For an Unforgettable Birding Adventure, Teens Head to Costa Rica with Audubon

— Eight teenagers recently returned from Costa Rica with fresh perspectives, beautiful photos, and much bigger life lists.
Seven Spring Hotspots for Warbler Photography

Seven Spring Hotspots for Warbler Photography

— Migrant traps aren't just a boon to birds—they put photographers in a sweet spot too.
Take a Look at This Extremely Rare White Penguin

Take a Look at This Extremely Rare White Penguin

— On an expedition in Antarctica, experienced birder Noah Strycker spotted the ghostly Gentoo on the crowded shores of South Georgia Island.
Can’t Photographers and Birders Just Get Along?

Can’t Photographers and Birders Just Get Along?

— The rivalry needs to stop—for the good of the birds.
Whoa! Watch a Sneaky Roadrunner Nab a Hummingbird While It's Feeding

Whoa! Watch a Sneaky Roadrunner Nab a Hummingbird While It's Feeding

— A California photographer managed to capture the rarely documented behavior in his own backyard.
Gorgeous Sunset Shot of Sandhill Cranes Wins Spot on New USPS Stamp

Gorgeous Sunset Shot of Sandhill Cranes Wins Spot on New USPS Stamp

— Michael Forsberg’s photo of a flock sweeping over Nebraska's Platte River beat out tens of thousands of other candidates vying for the honor.
Why Closer Is Not Always Better When Photographing Birds

Why Closer Is Not Always Better When Photographing Birds

— The impulse to shoot your subject at close range can be powerful, but there are several reasons why that's not best for the animal—or the image.