Photography Update

Nature in Focus: The Nature Conservancy's 2013 Digital Photo Contest

Congratulations to Tulus Simatupang of British Columbia, Canada -- the Grand Prize winner of the 2013 Digital Photo Contest! This photo of a heron in flight with a red-winged blackbird was a top choice by judges and also received the most 1st place votes from supporters like you.

View all photos from this year's finalists and honorable mentions and share with your friends. The top 5 finalist images will be featured in the 2015 calendar, accompanied by the winning image on the cover.

Mark Godfrey Selects: Get Tips and Trick

© Jeanne Frasse

Ever wonder how photographers get those great nature shots you see on Or what photographic masters see in their favorite images? Check out these short videos to learn more about the craft and technique that goes into great nature photography.

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Share Your Favorite Photo Spot
© Namal Kamalgoda

Where Is Your Favorite Photo Spot?

From the desert and the ocean to the rainforest and the grasslands, our natural world supplies us with the perfect backdrop for phenomenal pictures. Share your favorite location to take nature photos and you could be featured on

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Smokey Mountains.  Photo © Flickr User: Basheer Tome.
PHOTO: Smokey Mountains. Photo © Flickr User: Basheer Tome.

Encourage others to care for our natural world when you share photos that capture the magnificence and wonder of your favorite places and scenes in nature. Send us your photos of the places on Earth that inspire you most.

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Photo Contest Slideshow:

Photo Contest Slideshow
View this collection of inspiring photos from our photo contest's Grand Prize Winners and Runners Up (2009 - 2012).

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Desktop Wallpaper Downloads
Decorate your computer's desktop with beautiful photographs of the lands and animals we're working to protect!

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Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month
Landscape reflected in the South Fork of the Potomac River as it flows through West Virginia.
© Kent Mason

Each month, see the best in nature photography. Read inside stories and download your favorites as desktop wallpaper.

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Natural Light

Natural Light
From Tibet to Tanzania, from hissing alligators to quivering zebras, "Natural Light" opens a brilliant window onto our work and the astonishing nature that we at the Conservancy encounter every day.

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