Nature is beautiful and if you are able to capture that beauty through your camera, well, isn’t that a treat. For obvious reasons, nature and wildlife photography can be very appealing, I mean who wouldn’t want to claim to have clicked the Northern Lights? A wild world full of surprises and phenomena – it takes a lot of experience to be able to get accustomed to the surroundings and take pictures you’ll remember forever.
So, if you’re an up and coming wildlife photographer but the inspiration to click critically acclaimed pictures evades you, then here we are to your rescue with the following list of wildlife and nature blogs that have been praised by millions and are sure to provide you with a diverse amount of inspiration you need to get the perfect nature shot.
Having developed affection for wild animals at a young age, Eszterhas continues to inspire young kids by her speeches and books. She has received multiple awards and recognitions for her work in the wildlife including features in TIME, Smithsonian, BBC, Nat Geo Kids and others. Eszterhas is known for capturing the first moments of infant animals. She serves as the best inspiration for any young kids wanting to adopt this field of work.
A National Geographic photographer, author and founder of a project to document every species called Photo Ark. Joel Sartore is one of the best wildlife photographers to follow. His work has gained him worldwide recognition with features in National Geographic magazines and shows, NBC, NPR and the Today Show.
Taking inspiration from a nature photographer who considers wildlife to be his inspiration can be the best decision amateurs photographers ever made. Having won multiple awards including Photograph of the Year at the Outdoor California Photography Awards and various other recognitions, Cornforth continues to capture the magic of nature as seen through his lens.
Franzfoto is managed by D. Robert and Lorri Franz, wildlife photographers for over 25 years. Having been proclaimed as one of the best wildlife photographers in the world, Robert has also won numerous awards in some of the most difficult nature photography competitions. Their work has been published in various prestigious wildlife and nature magazines and the two continue to inspire young photographers while spreading awareness about conserving wildlife.
A journalist turned wildlife photographer, Shivang Mehta was the International Photographer of the Year 2016. He began his journey at the Jim Corbett National Park and since travelled the wilderness of Asia and Africa with his organisation, Nature Wanderers. Over 200 workshops have been conducted by Nature Wanderers over the past decade. Any amateur nature photographers looking to go professional must consider attending these workshops.
Talat Khalid has over 10 years of wilderness experience under his belt. He is a former IT industrialist and over the years has acquired valuable knowledge about the behaviour of Indian wildlife. His wildlife photo tours and safaris in Indian National Parks are a must attend for every wildlife enthusiast out there.
Rathika Ramasamy is one of India’s leading bird photographers and there’s no doubt why. Her bird documentaries have gained her national and international fame. She has documented birds in national parks in the country and in Africa. In 2016, she was chosen to be as one of the jury members for URBAN Photo Awards in Italy.
Are you feeling like venturing into the wild with your camera? It might be a little scary but these photographers definitely didn’t get to be this good by staying at home. The beauty of nature is always waiting for an eager eye to capture it. It’s all about getting out there, having an adventure and coming back with pictures that make it worth it.
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