Sign In

Join the largest online community for nature
photographers. An account to participate in
our forums is free! We also offer other
membership options.

Please enter the email address associated with your account. If you have not edited this in your
profile then enter the email address that you used when creating your account.

Trouble Signing In?

We apologize if you are having problems signing in. With our latest website upgrades there have been some changes that may cause a sign in problem until cookies are cleared using the steps below.
  1. Navigate to Forums Home in the website navigation bar and click on the link Delete all board cookies located under the Browse Forums page title.
  2. Close all NatureScapes tabs/windows and exit the browser entirely.
  3. Open the browser and make sure it's not opening up any NatureScapes pages.
  4. Delete the NSN-specific cookies in your browser or, if you don't have an objection, delete all cookies. The NSN cookies have either or as part of their name. For help with deleting cookies in your browser please check out this helpful guide on
  5. Exit the browser again, reopen it, and try to sign in again.
If deleting board and browser cookies does not resolve your issue please send us an email at with the following information: We are committed to providing quality customer service and website support. We will respond to your email as quickly as possible.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Packed with articles, tips, workshop news, store coupons, sales alerts and more!

We respect your privacy—your email address will not be shared or sold. You may unsubscribe at any time and control which
newsletters you receive.

NatureScapes.Net - The Resource for Nature Photographers
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Join the most comprehensive online community for nature photographers!

Already have an account?
November 2014
Latest Forum Discussions
New Facebook Privacy Basics and terms and policies
photoman4343 | 11/24/14
2015 Rwanda Gorilla Photo Tour?
VKM2F | 11/24/14
How to survive as a professional photographer
Jeff Colburn | 11/24/14
Sigma Cannot Repair Service
Candew | 11/24/14
Nikon D810
George Whalen | 11/23/14
Sigma 120-300 f2.8, Canon or Nikon mount
Blck-shouldered Kite | 11/23/14
Question about PS upgrades vs. Photoshop CC
Bruce Sherman | 11/23/14
Snow goose population expansion
Blck-shouldered Kite | 11/23/14
Refurbished equipment
Blck-shouldered Kite | 11/23/14
D600 shutter lag
Larry Shuman | 11/23/14
Zeiss-Sony FE 16-35 T* Vario-Tessar First Impressions
E.J. Peiker | 11/21/14
5D III continous multiple exposure question
Eduardo | 11/21/14
PCs show * growth year over year
Gary Briney | 11/21/14
Metz files bankruptcy
Mike in O | 11/20/14
Aftermarket grips for D7100
Tim Zurowski | 11/20/14
Latest articles
From tips & techniques to location & gear reviews, to conservation issues.
The Fish-eye Lens In Landscape Photography
by E.J. Peiker | October 22, 2014
The novelty fish-eye lens has long allowed photographers to explore a unique look and perspective in their picture-taking endeavors. Invented more than 100 years ago, the ultra-wide angle lens has a 180-degree angle of view and produces a hemispherical rather than the linear view that normal rectilinear design lenses have. Their first serious use was in the early 1900s to study full-sky views in meteorology. In the mid 1900s, photographers started experimenting with these lenses. Today we have two primary types of fish-eye lenses. The circular fisheye takes in a true 180-degree field of view and therefore produces a circular image. The full-frame fish-eye has a 180-degree field of view diagonally from corner to corner and produces a frame-filling image but with heavy linear distortion. Continue reading »
Getting High Quality Bird and Other Wildlife Behavior Shots
by Ofer Levy | October 02, 2014
For more than 30 years, I’ve photographed birds and other wildlife. Recently, I’ve put most of my efforts into capturing images of birds and other wildlife depicting their behavior. It’s not easy, but not beyond the reach of those who dedicate the required time and effort. The digital revolution and mind-blowing improvements in cameras, lenses and other accessories during the past decade have made it possible to get action and behavior bird photos like never before. Continue reading »
Avoiding Black Backgrounds for Macro Photography
by Greg Basco | October 02, 2014
Using black backgrounds is a divisive issue in nature photography; people tend either to love them or hate them. I’m more selective. I quite like black backgrounds for nocturnal animals as they give a totally natural look. I’ve had people tell me, for instance, that they prefer red-eyed tree frog photos with natural light and green forest backgrounds because they look more “natural.” Since red-eyed tree frogs, like most nocturnal frogs, are curled up asleep under a leaf during the day, this statement makes little sense to me. Continue reading »