Creepy Monkey Spy Camera Befriends Curious Baby Macaque

For the new PBS series Spy in The Wild 2 The North, a wildlife documentary crew used a creepy-looking monkey spy camera to capture footage of Japanese macaques bathing in mountain hot springs. While on its mission, the robot monkey befriends a curious baby macaque for a brief time before its mother pulls it […]

Photographer Captures Dolphins Swimming in Bioluminescence

Photographer Patrick Coyne was in Newport Beach, California, when he captured this stunning footage of dolphins swimming through bioluminescent waters and leaving glowing blue trails in their wake. Coyne is the same photographer who shared some incredible views of bioluminescent waves earlier this week, and he was on board a Newport Coastal Adventure whale watching […]

Photographer Spots Penguin Widows Enjoying the Melbourne Skyline

Photographer Tobias Baumgaertner was at the St Kilda pier in Melbourne last year when he captured this tender moment showing two penguins enjoying the city’s skyline together. “These two Fairy penguins poised upon a rock overlooking the Melbourne skyline were standing there for hours, flipper in flipper, watching the sparkling lights of the skyline and […]

Photography Cheat Sheet: Getting Up Close for Wildlife Photography

Photographing from afar is one of the most convenient and surefire ways to do wildlife photography. But some wild animals are simply great for close-up snaps. The challenge, therefore, lies in getting close to these creatures to get the perfect shots without disrupting them in their natural habitat.

Review: Olympus OMD EM1 III (A Travel Photographers Imperfect Gem)

Though I'm hesitant to call the Olympus OMD EM1 III a specialized camera, it could be the best way to describe it. Travel, landscape, wildlife and night photographers will adore its features. The small size combined with small lenses, deep depth of field at open apertures, and the build quality are all highly prized.

Review: Panasonic 70-200mm F4 OIS Lumix S Pro (Its Fast!)

Many of you are of the philosophy that you hate zoom lenses, but the Panasonic 70-200mm f4 OIS Lumix S Pro is genuinely one of the most capable that we've tested for the system. Thus far, I've found it to be the fastest focusing lens that L mount has.

Red Squirrels In Holland

So hard to photograph red squirrels in Holland, but I finally managed to capture some photos. I wanted to shoot these images for years.

My 17 Pictures Of Nemo In Real Life

My name is Daniel Sasse, I'm an owner of a dive center and an underwater photographer and videographer. I have 25 years of experience in scuba diving, teaching and photographing wildlife. Protecting our oceans must be our priority since every second breath we take is produced by our oceans.

The Sony a7r IV Is Out, So Where Is the Sony a7s III?

We're wondering the same thing you are: where is the Sony a7s III? With the Sony a7r series of cameras undergoing two other refreshes, the Sony a7s series hasn't seen a single one in years. We know that it's coming, but we don't have any idea when.

Photos of Sandhill Cranes Raising a Baby Goose

This spring, here in Michigan, something quite unexpected happened. It started out as it always does in early April, with the sandhill cranes preparing their nest. A week later, they laid their first egg and then a second egg appeared.

50 Winning Photos From Our #Light2019 Photography Contest

The light has been shed upon the top 50 finalists of the latest AGORA images international photo contest, and they don't disappoint! If there's one thing that matters more than any other in photography, it is definitely light.

This Elephant Doesnt Like Having Its Picture Taken

A high school girl was traveling in Zambia, Africa, last month when she came across an elephant that apparently hates having its picture taken. When the girl pulled out her smartphone to snap a photo, the elephant lashed out with its trunk and smacked the phone out of her hands. The girl was in Africa […]

Photographer Captures Epic Bear Fight from Feet Away

Nature photographer and guide Tero Pylkkanen was camping out in a hide in Kuhmo, Finland, when two large brown bears decided to start brawling right in front of him. Pylkkanen managed to capture this 3-minute video of the “best bear fight ever.

First Impressions: Sony 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS (FE Lens)

I'm very shocked at how much I liked the Sony 200-600mm f5. 6-6. 3 G OSS after playing with it for a weekend a few weeks ago. I'm not at all saying that because I doubt Sony's ability to make a great lens, but because I found the lightweight, focal length range, relatively compact size, and image stabilization combined well together to create what could arguably be Sony's most useful lens to date for photojournalism.

Review: Sony 600mm F4 G Master OSS (A Bird Photographers Dream)

When we were shown the Sony 600mm f4 G Master OSS, I was sort of shocked to see and hear that it was coming. My first thought would have been another zoom lens for sports photographers, but it would be unlike Sony to really just announce a zoom lens.

The Art of Safari: Tips for Shooting African Wildlife

Safari, conjures up beautiful imagery, The wilds of Africa. Endless grasslands which are teeming with wildlife, antelope, zebras, giraffe, buffalo, rhino and herds of elephant all share this beautiful world.

Trail Camera Catches Mouse Secretly Cleaning Mans Shed Every Night

72-year-old Stephen Mckears was puzzled every morning when he would find hardware he left out on his workbench returned to their box. Using a wildlife trail camera, he discovered that a mouse was spending hours every night putting his tools back and tidying up his workspace.

Photos Show Diver Getting Sucked Up and Spat Out by a Whale

Dive tour operator Rainer Schimpf was documenting a sardine run in February off the coast of South Africa when something unexpected and terrified happened: Schimpf was sucked into the mouth of a whale and then spat out, and the whole thing was caught on camera.

This Photo Shows Sharks Inside a Wave

Photographer Sean Scott was shooting at a Western Australia beach a couple of years ago when he captured this beautiful photo of two sharks inside a large ocean wave. Scott was shooting with his Canon 5D Mark IV and a Canon 100-400mm lens at Red Bluff when he spotted an enormous school of fish in […]

Photos Found on USB Stick Found in Frozen Seal Poo

There have been plenty of stories of photos being found on lost cameras over the years, but here’s a wild lost-and-found story you definitely haven’t heard before. A USB drive has been reunited with its owner after it was found in a frozen slab of seal poo.

Wild Arctic Fox Walks Up to Landscape Photographer to Check Out Camera

Swiss landscape photographer Stefan Forster was shooting in Greenland in September 2018 when he spotted a wild white Arctic Fox. After hiding and crawling for about 3,300 feet (~1,000m), Forster had a magical encounter with the beautiful fox that he captured in this 50-second video.

Review: Olympus OMD EM1X (Would You Do This to a Camera?)

When I first got word of the Olympus OMD EM1X, it was through reading rumors on the web. But they turned out to be true--and I've got very mixed feelings about that. This camera has a lot going for it in the form of fantastic ergonomics, weather sealing that I've never seen thus far in a camera, dual cards slots, and the addition of AI in the camera designed to help the photographer.

Backpacking the World with a 500mm Prime Lens

6 months ago, my girlfriend and I finally did what we had always dreamed of doing: quitting our jobs and traveling the world. This is a relatively normal narrative for western couples in their 20s, but the difference here is I am a passionate wildlife photographer. We planned to travel for approximately 2 years (or […]

Review: Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 OIS WR (Fujifilm X Mount)

TheFujifilm XF 200mm f2 OIS WR is currently the company's longest telephoto prime lens and also, by far, their largest. Designed for wildlife photography and sports to some degree, this lens is arguably best used in the hands of a wildlife photographer.

How NOT to Photograph an Elk

When photographing wild animals in the great outdoors (especially big ones), it’s important to stay at a safe distance for the good of both you and the animal. But one sightseer in a Canadian national park was recently seen giving a masterclass in how NOT to shoot from a reasonable distance. Sundog Tours guide Kendra […]

Why Pro Body, Crop Sensor Cameras Deserve More Credit in the World of Professional Photography.

Just a few short years ago it was pretty easy to say that APS-C and Micro Four Thirds cameras could never be used by professional photographers. Crop sensors cameras of yesteryear were known for poor high ISO performance, lacked a lot of features their much more expensive Full Frame brothers had, and often produced images that were lack luster, but times have changed in a major way.

Does This Rhino Drone Video Help or Hurt Conservation?

22-year-old professional drone racing pilot Johnny Schaer has built a strong social media following on Instagram and YouTube with visually stunning video capture from his custom built drones. His skill level is piloting the drone is jaw dropping, and his scene visualization and video editing skills are also really advanced as seen in this video […]

Under $600: 3 Fujifilm Lenses for the Photographer Making a Switch

With so many amazing Fujifilm lenses to choose from it can be hard to make a decision when it comes to which ones to buy. In this article we are going to take a look at three incredible Fujifilm Lenses that are under $600, and why you should add them to your kit.

Under $600: 3 Fujifilm Lenses For the Photographer Making a Switch

With so many amazing Fujifilm lenses to choose from it can be hard to make a decision when it comes to which ones to buy. In this article we are going to take a look at three incredible Fujifilm Lenses that are under $600, and why you should add them to your kit.

Photographing the Eye of the Tiger (Shark)

How would you feel if you were standing at the stern of the boat as twenty 10-foot lemon sharks circle at the surface in front of you and in the depths below an even larger tiger shark cruises the algal reefs? Would you make that jump into the water, with nothing between you and these […]

The Cuteness of Antarctic Penguins

I spent some time in Antarctica earlier this year and next to photographing landscapes, I couldn’t help but document the cute penguins. I quickly got addicted to photographing them as they’re just so nice to watch — the funny movements they make, the cute interactions they make with their little chicks, and even their funny […]

Photographer Captures Squirrel Flying Over Water with a Nut

Dutch wildlife photographer Dick van Duijn recently spent a day waiting in a hide in a forest in The Netherlands from sunrise to sunset. His patience paid off, and he managed to capture a viral photo of a squirrel leaping through the air over water with a walnut in its mouth. Van Duijn has been […]

Lemur Caught Trying to Steal Camera from Photographers Hands

Wildlife photographer Luca Bracali was shooting in Madagascar recently when a lemur dropped down from a tree and tried to yank the camera from Bracali’s hands. The photographer kept his grip on the camera and managed to capture unusual photos of the lemur reaching toward him.

Giant Squid Caught on Camera for First Time in the US

Giant squid are incredibly difficult to catch on camera in the wild — the number of times it has happened can be counted on one hand. But scientists just released video of the first time a giant squid has been filmed in the waters of the United States. CNN reports that the scientists funded by […]

Turtle Wears GoPro, Captures Exciting Pond Life

Kyle Naegeli, AKA The Fish Whisperer, recently strapped a GoPro camera to the back of a turtle and let it go inside a small pond. As the 4-minute video above shows, some fascinating turtle’s-eye views of the world resulted.

Photographer Catches Bald Eagle with Symmetrical Reflection

Amateur photographer Steve Biro was shooting at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario last week when he managed to capture this remarkable photo of a bald eagle flying straight at him with a perfectly symmetrical reflection in the water below.

15 Hours Inside a Small Photo Blind

Everything outside the small photo blind is silent except for the two ravens perched on the top of a dead tree cawing and a few flies quietly buzzing around. I’ve mounted the 500mm lens on the camera and pointed it towards the pine trees far away.

Photos of Tiny Underwater Creatures Glowing Like Jewels of the Sea

Japanese photographer Ryo Minemizu sometimes spends up to 8 hours underwater in a single day, keeping his body as motionless as possible while pointing his camera and lens at tiny marine organisms. His photos of glowing sea life are part of a new exhibition titled Jewels in the Night Sea. Minemizu’s work focuses on the […]

Photos of Red Pandas Slacking Off That Are Really Cute

Cute Red pandas are really really cute. We’ve rounded up the most adorable and photogenic red pandas you can waste your time with. Actually, we can learn a thing or two about unwinding from these furry creatures.

Freediving to Photograph Humpback Whales

The ocean is fascinating in every way. We know so little about its mysteries and tend to ignore its importance for all living life. What is it about the underwater world that draws people from all over the world to explore its depths? For me, the allure of marine life welcoming me into their natural […]

39 best cute red pandas to waste your time

Need a little midweek diversion? We rounded up the most adorable and photogenic red pandas you can waste your time with. Actually, we can learn a thing or two about unwinding from these furry creatures.

The Story Behind This Incredible Photo Of A Snow Monkey Using An iPhone

Whether you find it eerie or amusingthis stunning photo of a Japanese snow monkey using an iPhone captures just how much they resemble us humans. In this 500px ISO exclusive, we asked nature photographer Marsel van Oosten to share the full story behind his amazing shot and technique.

Photographer Catches Squirrel Stopping to Smell a Flower

Dutch photographer Dick van Duijn was visiting Vienna, Austria, in June when he captured an adorable series of photos showing a squirrel taking a moment out of its busy day to smell the flowers. The wildlife, nature, and landscape photographer tells PetaPixel he was visiting Vienna especially to shoot photos of ground squirrels. “On the […]