Aerial wildlife surveys, conducted by the USGS to inform the coming offshore wind energy boom, are strikingly beautiful, for government data. They were also hard-won.
Ethical Wildlife Photography Makes for Better Wildlife Photos
Taking better pictures means empathizing with wild animals, writes photographer Sarah Killingsworth
The Beautiful Geometry of Short-eared Owls
I’m not usually masochistic. But then I spent three months this winter trying to observe extremely elusive short eared owls in a busy park in the inner Bay Area. (I’ll omit the location in order to preserve a semblance of … Read more
Mount Diablo, a Story of Place
This is an excerpt from photographer and longtime Bay Nature contributor Stephen Joseph’s new book, Mount Diablo, A Story of Place and Inspiration. The book consists of hundreds of Joseph’s photographs, taken over three years on the mountain, and features essays by local conservation leaders.
Our Favorite Bay Nature Photos of 2018
Favorite pictures published in Bay Nature in 2018, from the Bay Nature editors.
A Coyote Snatches a Mountain Lion’s Meal
A coyote won’t pass up a free meal — so long as it’s safe.
Ask the Naturalist: Best spots to photograph Bay Area butterflies?
Doesn’t get much better for eye candy than a butterfly on a flower, right?
A Wildlife Photographer’s Most Important Photography Advice: Set the Camera Aside
Suzi Eszterhas will lecture about the rare animals she’s seen and her own adventures in wildlife photography on Wednesday night in the African Hall at the California Academy of Sciences.
Photographer Tory Kallman Gets His Orca Breach
On a whale watching trip in the Monterey Bay, photographer Tory Kallman witnessed one of nature’s great events—an orca in pursuit of lunch. One of the resulting photographs became Bay Nature’s January 2014 cover image.
Becky Jaffe and the Art of Biophilia
Nature photographer Becky Jaffe on art, photography and biophilia.