wildlifephotography

From Math Student and Engineer to a Conservation Photographer

Photographer Kristi Odom started out as an avid math student and engineer but one thing led to another and she ended up finding her passion in conservation photography. Since this unlikely career change, Odom has become a Nikon ambassador who still incorporates math principles in her wildlife photography.

Can You Spot the Snow Leopards in These Photos?

Snow leopards are a threatened species that live in extreme environments and are notoriously difficult to see and photograph. Photographer Ismail Shariff captured a series of photos showing just how difficult it is to spot a snow leopard in the wild.

Sixty-Four Foxy Faces: Portraits of Fantastic Foxes Over 10+ Years

"Don't you have enough fox pictures yet?" That's a question I get asked regularly. "Not by a long shot!" Those photos are just a great excuse to stalk these fantastic animals for over ten years. And no, I can't get enough.

Preying Eyes: Wildlife Photography as a Form of Paparazzi Intrusion

Do non-human beings have a need for privacy? And if so, is it comparable to that of human beings? Does wildlife photography invade privacy? This essay seeks to explore these questions by comparing paparazzi photography with wildlife photography regarding the concept of privacy invasion. To do so, two images will be studied in detail and compared to each other.

11 Tips for Great Nature Photos That Stand Out From the Crowd

So, you just bought a fancy new telephoto or macro lens and can’t wait to get in super tight, frame-filling photos on a cool subject of animals or plants set off against a posterboard smooth background. After all, that’s why you spent lots of money on those lenses, right?