Nature Photography Articles
Our favorite images posted on NPN from the past year. We made three picks from all the categories: Avian, Flora, Human & Fauna, Landscape, Macro, Non-Nature, Photo Art, and Wildlife.
Alister Benn discusses the barriers we develop as adults with expectations and rules that stifle our muse. He gives advice on how to break down those barriers to let your muse free and create meaningful images.
Guy Tal gives insight on how to be more mindful in your photography by being open to seeing what’s around you and not having preconceived ideas. “You can’t compose a photograph from things you don’t even know exist.”
Colleen shares her experiences photographing Acadia National Park on multiple occasions and how she keeps a fresh view of a location she has visited many times.
Soon after the new NPN site launched, Youssef Ismail posted a discussion topic about “slow photography” and an interesting discussion ensued. I found myself agreeing with many of the points and practices shared by others in the thread, primarily because my own photography practice has evolved in this direction over the last few years. I
How do you create space, depth, and distance in a two-dimensional photograph?How can you communicate a sense of what the scene felt like—from your foreground to the faraway mountain? Photos with a sense of depth engage the viewer and invite them in to explore the scene. In another article I wrote, I shared six in-field
Photographing forests can be extremely challenging. In this article, Eric describes his process for finding order in the chaos using various techniques to simplify arrangements and compositions.
Autumn is the time of year when those of us in the Northern hemisphere flock to beautiful locations to photograph the vivid and changing foliage. We love the shorter days that allow us to sleep in a bit longer, and the extended Golden Hour that gives us more time to be creative with beautiful light.