Nature Photography Articles
“To chart a course, one must have a direction. In reality, the eye is no better than the philosophy behind it.” ~Berenice Abbott As a child, I loved everything wild and natural. Animals, landscapes, trees, flowers, seashores, deserts, mountains—the more removed from the artificial world of humanity, the better. I spent much of my time
Sarah shares her techniques for photographing small scenes and macro using shallow depth of field to simplify and create abstract photographs.
Alain shares his views on the art of post-processing in the digital darkroom and how it compares to musical scores.
One of the most important topics in the photography world revolves around the use of editing, artistic digital manipulation (such as composites) and recently, the very common practice of “peak stretching”.
Nature First is an alliance of nature photographers committed to protecting our lands by promoting a guiding set of principles
Ed shows us how the colors of spring are under-appreciated and can be just as beautiful, if not more so, than autumn.
In today’s race for “epic” landscape imagery, the grand scenic dominates. Sweeping, wide-angle, near-far compositions built on aggressive leading lines and capped by colorful skies are almost certain to attract attention and take social media by storm. Antithetical to these grand compositions are the intimates that have seen a recent resurgence. In this article Alex explains how intimate compositions are the tinder with which the fire of imagination can be sparked.
Matt Payne explores his journey of photographing icons to becoming a more creative nature photographer.
Phill discusses the growing problems our public lands face and how we can do our part by leaving it better than we found it.