Wildlife & Nature Photography

A quirky look at British wildlife through the eyes of Alan Mould, as published in BBC Wildlife's Letters pages over the past year.

A seal pup portrait by Nathan Harrison

During the November cold snap, wildlife photographer Nathan Harrison headed to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve where he found himself alone with over 1,000 seals mating and feeding their pups on the beach. Here are some of his best shots. 

Rabbit kitten by Andy Parkinson

Pro photographer Andy Parkinson explains how he got this cute rabbit photograph and shares his top tips for getting the perfect shot.

Stefan Grol could not believe his eyes when a puma chased down and killed a capybara in the lake beside his lodge in Brazil.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 Competition has now started its global search for the most inspiring, evocative, compelling, challenging nature images. Read the rules here. 

If you've ever wondered what goes on at the glittering Wildlife Photographer of the Year award ceremony, take an exclusive peek behind the scenes with the BBC Wildlife team. 


Photo masterclass part 12: Wet weather wildlife spread

Don't assume that you need good weather to take good photos – sometimes the opposite is true. We reveal how stormy skies and pouring rain can be your friends, bringing intriguing light, mood and emotion to your images.


© Paolo Torchio

Paolo Torchio shares his stunning new photos of an enormous cheetah family – with no fewer than six beautiful and playful cubs – growing up in the Masai Mara.

The ultimate photography masterclass

October is a highlight of the wildlife photography calendar. As some of the world's finest photographers descend on London for Wildlife Photographer of the Year, we invite 10 of the big names speaking at WildPhotos to share their top tips.


Photo masterclass part 11: Creative visions of nature article spread

It’s time to free your mind to take truly unforgettable photographs. Use your imagination to create an inspirational vision – a unique, perhaps abstract view of wildlife or wild places. You’ll have to work hard and think laterally, but it’s very rewarding.

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