Tips and How-Tos

Six Tips for Photographing Birds from Boats

Six Tips for Photographing Birds from Boats

— For stunning shots of alcids and other ocean-loving species, get in their element.
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.
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.