Photo Story
Photographer Brandon Cole has a close encounter with a Bryde's whale

A Close Encounter With Bryde's Whales

An underwater photographer comes eye to eye with the world's most mysterious whales.

PhotoZone Features

Photo of the Week

Red- spotted Purple butterfly

See Our Favorite Photos

Each week, our editors choose a favorite nature photo to share with our readers. Check out our Photo of the Week, selected from the 2014 Photo Contest entries.

Caption Contest


Got Captions?

Check out some of our favorite photos of animals with attitude. Enter our monthly contest and see our latest winner and runners-up.

Photo Tips

Water Drop

Make a Splash

National Wildlife staff offers tips on taking photographs of water.


Photo Gallery

Sea Turtle

Celebrate Clean Water and Wildlife

We've gathered a few Photo Contest favorites celebrating our water resources and the wildlife that depends on them.

Final Frame

Chipmunk Drinking Water

Ahhhh ... A Chipmunk Oasis!

A photographer catches an image of a thirsty chipmunk.

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