Photography

Seven of the Best Spots for Photographing Migrant Shorebirds in the U.S.

Seven of the Best Spots for Photographing Migrant Shorebirds in the U.S.

— As Arctic-breeding birds begin making their way south in late summer, some stopover sites provide better photo opportunities than others.
See Stunning Images of Rare and Beautiful Birds in a New PBS Series

See Stunning Images of Rare and Beautiful Birds in a New PBS Series

— ‘RARE—Creatures of the Photo Ark’ highlights photographer Joel Sartore’s mission to document threatened species before it’s too late.
Windows into Another World: Take a Tour of Bird Blinds Across the Country

Windows into Another World: Take a Tour of Bird Blinds Across the Country

— What compels bird lovers to hunker down in these dark, often cramped structures? An intimate view of avian lives. But as with birds, every blind has its own character—and story.
How to Read the Tides for Shorebird Photography

How to Read the Tides for Shorebird Photography

— Understanding how birds behave at different tidal times is key to capturing a truly great image—or even seeing them at all.
The 2017 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

The 2017 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

— Explore the incredible pool of photographs our judges had to choose from, along with each image's backstory.
The 2017 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

The 2017 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

— Congratulations to the champions—and to all those who strive to share the beauty of birds.
What to Consider When Buying Used Camera Equipment

What to Consider When Buying Used Camera Equipment

— In the market for a camera or lens but don’t want to splash out for new products? Here’s how to purchase quality used gear.
Follow These Pro Tips for Photographing Shorebirds

Follow These Pro Tips for Photographing Shorebirds

— Lisa Franceski has spent eight years shadowing shorebird families at her local beach. Here, she offers her advice for catching intimate shots.
Why Baiting Owls Is Not the Same as Feeding Backyard Birds

Why Baiting Owls Is Not the Same as Feeding Backyard Birds

— Some people question the difference between the two. There is a distinction—and the lives of birds depend on it.
How to Take Exquisite Hummingbird Photos

How to Take Exquisite Hummingbird Photos

— Hummingbirds are excellent subjects for simple or high-tech techniques. Follow these pro tips for capturing the speedy birds in flight and at rest.