Photography

Alice Sun shares this picture of three Dunlins on Instagram  suggesting how to celebrate the Migratory Bird Day. Alice Sun

Follow These Dos and Don’ts to Show Off Your Bird Photos on Social Media

— Half the joy in taking a bird photo is in the act of sharing it.
Great Gray Owl. Melissa Groo

Tips for Being a Responsible Bird Photographer in the Social Media Age

— Practices to protect sensitive birds and habitat should continue after photographers and birders click the shutter.
Tree Swallows, Grand Teton, USA. Xavi Bou

How Xavi Bou Makes His Mesmerizing Portraits of Birds in Flight

— Through photos and now video, the Spanish photographer takes an artistic approach when capturing birds flying through the sky.

Recording Lots of Bird Videos? Here's What to Do After You Hit Stop

— Tara Tanaka, a videographer and judge for the new video category in this year's Audubon Photography Awards, shares her how-to guide for managing video files and key editing tips.

How to Record Great Audio of Birds and Their Environments

— To capture clear sounds of birds that you are filming, follow these tips.

Our Favorite Fascinating Bird Behaviors From the 2020 Audubon Photo Awards

— Every year the contest attracts entries capturing rare and unusual moments in the avian world. Here are this year's highlights.

As a Blind Bird Photographer, Each Shot I Take Is a Revelation

— The same condition that makes photographing birds so challenging for me also gives the experience profound meaning.

Challenge Your Kids With These Six Nature-Photography Projects

— From scavenger hunts to a seasonal calendar and a technique called cyanotype, there are so many ways to get creative.
Photo: Prajuab Chaipimpa/Alamy

How to Unlock Your Child's Creativity and Confidence Through Nature Photography

— For young people, the camera is a tool for adventure, learning, and empowerment in the outdoors.
American Robins. Ryan Cassella

For This Budding Naturalist, Time With Dad Makes Photography a Perfect Hobby

— At age seven, Ryan Cassella documented the American Robin family nesting in his family's yard.