Photography

To Photograph Nesting Puffins, Belly Crawl

To Photograph Nesting Puffins, Belly Crawl

— Getting up close to these birds can be thrilling, but you've got to be careful.
Five Hotspots for Photographing Puffins, Murres, Auklets, and More

Five Hotspots for Photographing Puffins, Murres, Auklets, and More

— Late spring and summer is the best time of year to capture the so-called “penguins of the north,” even if it takes a bit of travel.
When It's Okay (or Not) to Feed Birds

When It's Okay (or Not) to Feed Birds

— Providing food—for photography or simple enjoyment—can be a thorny issue. For guidance, ask yourself these three questions.
A Curious Owlet Peeks Out of Its Nest Box. A Vigilant Photographer Is Ready.

A Curious Owlet Peeks Out of Its Nest Box. A Vigilant Photographer Is Ready.

— Ashleigh Scully, 16, captured this shot of a curious young screech owl while doing her homework at the kitchen table. Here's how.
Birds Galore! Spectacular Photos of Florida's Nesting Boom

Birds Galore! Spectacular Photos of Florida's Nesting Boom

— Thanks to optimal conditions, wading birds are breeding in huge numbers throughout the Everglades this year
Six Tips for Photographing Bald Eagles

Six Tips for Photographing Bald Eagles

— They're big, they're back, and the camera loves them.
The Bahamas Are Filled With Flamingos Once Again

The Bahamas Are Filled With Flamingos Once Again

— On the island of Great Inagua, the flashy birds have made a huge comeback.
Pretty Little Fliers

Pretty Little Fliers

— These glamorous female birds outshine their male partners.
A Rare Encounter With an Even Rarer Bird

A Rare Encounter With an Even Rarer Bird

— How Noppadol Paothong captured the one-and-only prairie chicken “Sampson” up close.
How (and How Not) to Photograph a Golden Eagle

How (and How Not) to Photograph a Golden Eagle

— Goldens make for gorgeous subjects—if you follow these ethical guidelines.