Colorado nature photography: John De Bord

john de bord

John de Bord is a nature photographer based in Colorado, USA. His photography is dedicated to capturing the wildlife and landscape of Colorado in all its diverse beauty.

Photo of the day: 25 June

Digital Camera World photo of the day

We love this perfect cheetah portrait. Not only is it beautifully composed and set off well against the blurred background, but it includes a very cute cub.

Photo of the day: 23 June

Digital Camera World photo of the day

This is a beautiful capture of a stag silhouetted against the mist. It’s quite a captivating shot, so it’s earned its place as our photo of the day.

Photo of the day: 19 June

Digital Camera World photo of the day

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In pictures: 31 great examples of birds in flight

Sparrow in Flight, by Tibor Jakab

We gave you our top 10 tips for photographing birds in flight, now here’s some inspiration in pictures to get you raring to go out and snap some shots of your own.

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012 now open

British Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2012 now open

British wildlife photographers have a chance to win a cash prize of £5,000 and their work showcased in a national touring photography exhibition as the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012 kick off.

With an overall prize fund worth £20,000, entries have now opened for the 2012 competition. Winners and commended entrants will have their work showcased in a national touring exhibition, as well as reproduced in a book published by AA Publishing.

Lone trees: 10 tips for more creative pictures of trees

Lone Trees: 10 tips for more creative pictures of trees

The lone element in a minimalist landscape is hardly a new device. Popularised by the great painter and printmaker Edward Hopper, known for his solitary figures interacting with their environment, this great device has carried over into photography – particularly landscape photography.

For landscape photographers, using a single tree as a point of interest in your photos can be a great way to add drama and scale to your images. But how can you follow this great tradition and take pictures of trees on their own that stand out from all the others?

Below we offer 10 great tips for making your pictures of lone trees more creative.

Wildlife category winners: Photographer of the Year 2011

Landing time, by Mohd Nazri Sulaiman

The best wildlife photos feature in the collection of winning photos in the Wildlife category of the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition

5 pro tips for shooting birds in flight

Swans and geese are not fast flyers and make ideal subjects on which you can hone your skills.