Tips and How-Tos

Six Tips for Photographing Bald Eagles

Six Tips for Photographing Bald Eagles

— They're big, they're back, and the camera loves them.
Flirting Ducks Make for Fun Photos

Flirting Ducks Make for Fun Photos

— Want to get an entertaining shot? Try capturing these courtship displays.
Five Hotspots for Photographing Bald Eagles

Five Hotspots for Photographing Bald Eagles

— The pros tell us about their favorite places to shoot Baldies.
The Dos and Don’ts of Editing Bird Photos

The Dos and Don’ts of Editing Bird Photos

— End up with the best image possible—without compromising its integrity.
Four Quick Tips for Photographing Flocks of Ducks

Four Quick Tips for Photographing Flocks of Ducks

— Rafting ducks provide a great opportunity to capture compelling images and group dynamics. Here's how to seize the moment.
How to Take Sharp and Vibrant Photographs of Ducks in Flight

How to Take Sharp and Vibrant Photographs of Ducks in Flight

— Capturing in-flight images of speeding ducks is challenging and rewarding. Follow these tips to land those shots.
How to Take the Best Duck Photos

How to Take the Best Duck Photos

— Some simple tips for capturing compelling images of these special birds.
How to Shoot (Good) Bird Videos with Your Camera

How to Shoot (Good) Bird Videos with Your Camera

— Do you want to capture a bird's every dip and call? Learn to break in the video mode on your digital camera.
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.
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.