After revealing the finalists of this year’s contest in September, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have finally revealed the 2019 winners. If you need a dose of humor in your life—and after all the dire financial news lately, who doesn’t—scroll down to see the photography equivalent of “wildlife does the darndest things.” This year’s contest […]
The covered Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition—a contest developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London—has revealed a set of 15 “highly commended” images from this year’s competition.
The UK’s Hawk Conservancy Trust recently earned quite a bit of attention for their cause when a pair of Burrowing Owls they were trying to document discovered their hidden camera. The resulting video, which shows the owls “taking out” the camera, makes for a humorous entry in the battle of man vs beast. The video […]
This past weekend, just off the coast of Cornwall, UK, underwater cinematographer Dan Abbott and wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly captured what is being called the most viral wildlife story of the year: incredible footage of a rare human-sized jelly fish swimming alongside Daly in the murky deep. The footage was captured on the last day […]
Danish biologist Mogens Trolle recently captured this charming video of a curious young monkey at the Tangkoko Nature Reserve in Sulawesi, Indonesia who decided to give wildlife photography. Or, at least, that’s what it seems to be doing.
It frustrates me to see so many fake wildlife photographs of amphibians and reptiles on social media. That’s because those staged photos of captive animals in unnatural positions and situations go viral on a regular basis, and this “success” can inspire other people to follow them in their footsteps. The process of staging the amphibians […]
Wildlife photographers Chris Bray and his wife, Jess, were leading a photo tour of Antarctica and South Georgia when the duo had a warm and fuzzy encounter with a curious (and huge) baby elephant seal.
When I look back at my journey as a wildlife photographer especially as I scroll through my images on my editing screen a few things become apparent. Firstly, most of my pictures were either action or close up portrait, and secondly, the editing was awful.
I've long had a dream to be a wildlife and nature photographer skipping around on Antarctic icebergs and snapping exotic species hidden deep in forests. However, when I became a mum I had to face up the fact that I not only didn't have the luxury of traveling to those places, but I often only had an hour or two at difficult times of the day to shoot like in the midday sun.
When photographing wildlife — much like hiring a new employee or going on a date with someone you met online — it’s essential to do a background check. What is behind the animal that you’re photographing? The background can completely make or break an image.
Wildlife photographer Chad Barry has captured many gorgeous, award-winning photos of various animals over the course of his career, but there’s one thing viewers probably never realize when looking at his work: a lot of the wildlife images were captured from inside a car.
Wildlife photography often requires a great deal of patience, and one photographer who has mastered the art of waiting is Belgian wildlife photographer Michel d’Oultremont. Here’s an 11-minute short film titled “The Wait” by Contra Agency that follows d’Oultremont in his pursuit of the “perfect shot.
Wildlife photography and videography is more incredible today than ever before, thanks in large part to the last decade’s amazing leaps in camera technology. This behind the scenes look at the cameras used by the BBC to shoot Planet Earth II shows you how advances in camera tech have allowed us to see the creatures […]
Antarctica is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on the planet, but despite its hostility and isolation, it is home to some of the most incredible wildlife seen anywhere on Earth, making it a paradise for nature photographers like myself.