How to Choose a Photography Workshop that Respects and Protects Birds
February 02, 2024 — These tips can help you get great pictures and keep the birds you love safe with a guide or group.
Why Photographers Should Reconsider Using Playback in the Field
January 25, 2022 — Playing audio clips of songs and calls is a common tool for getting better shots, but it can also be detrimental to birds and their chicks.
Magnificent Frigatebird, captured by 2020 winner Sue Dougherty.
How To Become a Better Bird Photographer: Advice From Audubon Photo Award Winners
July 07, 2021 — Go from beginner to award winner by following these strategies from alumni of our annual bird photography contest.
Here's How to Spot a Faked Wildlife Photo—and When to Be Skeptical
March 22, 2021 — The phony-image debunker behind a popular Twitter account shares tips for telling when the perfect shot is too good to be true.
Follow These Dos and Don’ts to Show Off Your Bird Photos on Social Media
March 22, 2021 — Half the joy in taking a bird photo is in the act of sharing it.
Tips for Being a Responsible Bird Photographer in the Social Media Age
March 22, 2021 — Practices to protect sensitive birds and habitat should continue after photographers and birders click the shutter.
Drones and Bird Photography: Why It's Just Not Worth It
October 01, 2019 — You're not going to get the shot you want without putting birds at risk.
To Photograph Nesting Puffins, Belly Crawl
June 15, 2018 — Getting up close to these birds can be thrilling, but you've got to be careful.
When It's Okay (or Not) to Feed Birds
May 24, 2018 — Providing food—for photography or simple enjoyment—can be a thorny issue. For guidance, ask yourself these three questions.
How (and How Not) to Photograph a Golden Eagle
February 09, 2018 — Goldens make for gorgeous subjects—if you follow these ethical guidelines.