Tips and How-Tos

Six Tips for Photographing Birds from Boats
June 05, 2018 — For stunning shots of alcids and other ocean-loving species, get in their element.
Five Hotspots for Photographing Puffins, Murres, Auklets, and More
May 30, 2018 — 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
March 27, 2018 — They're big, they're back, and the camera loves them.
Flirting Ducks Make for Fun Photos
January 11, 2018 — Want to get an entertaining shot? Try capturing these courtship displays.
Five Hotspots for Photographing Bald Eagles
January 05, 2018 — The pros tell us about their favorite places to shoot Baldies.
The Dos and Don’ts of Editing Bird Photos
November 27, 2017 — End up with the best image possible—without compromising its integrity.
Four Quick Tips for Photographing Flocks of Ducks
November 03, 2017 — 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
October 27, 2017 — 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
October 20, 2017 — Some simple tips for capturing compelling images of these special birds.
How to Shoot (Good) Bird Videos with Your Camera
August 17, 2017 — Do you want to capture a bird's every dip and call? Learn to break in the video mode on your digital camera.