Critique the Community: Wildlife

Submit Your Best Wildlife Images for a Chance to Win One of Two Free Fstoppers Tutorials

Wildlife photography can be one of the most difficult genres to capture well as photographers rarely have extensive control over each situation. Still, great skill is needed to capture incredible images of animals. Do you think your wildlife pictures stand out above your peers? 

Submission Deadline:
March 28th 2018 - 11:30pm

Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge

Buffalo and Longhorn from the Wichita Mountains in SW Oklahoma. A beautiful but very rugged area that is an original mixed grass prairie surrounded by ancient, well-worn granite mountains. One of my favorite places and a well kept secret outside of Oklahoma. Hope you like these.

True Love

This lion appears to look fondly at the lioness. This is a zoo photograph. It is blended from two images so both lions will be in focus.

Quiet Contemplation

A ural owl perched and watching during a flight demonstration at the Avian Conservation Center in Awendaw, SC. The center focuses on rescuing birds of prey. There were several flight demonstrations during our visit, but this beautiful owl ruled the day. If you are in the Charleston, SC, area, this is a must see!

Eagles fighting over catfish

Last September I tried a new spot down river from where I normally set up since nothing was going on there.

I got rewarded with a forty-five minute show with four mature and four juvenile bald eagles fighting over a dead catfish. At some point all had some to eat I think and at one point even a great blue heron tried to move in but it...

Foxes In the Snow

Taken at work while walking through the snow, stumbled upon 3 young fox cubs who were playing around in the snow. Waited there for around 2 hours watching them until they finally walked off into the woods. Taken with a Canon 6D and Canon 100-400 II.

Chasing the Goat

On a trip to Colorado, we decided to adventure up to Mount Evans which is the largest peak in North America that you can drive up to. On our travels we were fortunate enough to run into a herd of mountain goats as the sun was setting.

Hi - just joined this group

Hi all - ive just joined this group and uploaded a few images from my recent trip to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. I have included 5 of the 10 uploaded in this post.

I hope you find them interesting.

Your Favorite Places To Photograph Wildlife

I’ve been fortunate to have done a lot of traveling throughout the world that has taken me to amazing locations for wildlife photography. But the same token, there are many great places for wildlife photography that I have not yet been fortunate enough to visit, such as Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.
Topping my list of...

Getting Sharp Images of Birds In Flight

Since I started posting images of soaring Andean condors and swooping eagles from my recent trip to Patagonia Chile and Argentina, a lot of people have asked me how it was that I got such sharp shots trying to follow a fast bird in flight.

If I had to sum up the answer in a nutshell, I'd say it in two words: animal behavior. Yes, of...

Tamron 150-600 G1 vs Sigma 150-600 C

Hi guys,

I'm looking at those two lenses for wildlife photography (I'm currently using an old, 1980 lens, 300mm F4 ED AF.
For budget reasons I'm unable to get the G2 or the sports version.

What do you think? Do you guys have examples?