Types of Nature Photography
Nature photography encompasses all forms of photography where the main subject has something to do with nature. Some of the more common types of nature photography include photographing wild animals, plants and flowers, in their natural environment as well as landscapes. Other types of nature photography include celestial bodies such as the sun, moon, and stars; insects and arachnids; and underwater creatures.
Nature Photography and Conservation
Nature photography and conservation often go hand in hand. Many conservationists started photographing landscapes and wildlife in an effort to help gain support for their cause. Nature photographers can see the impact their photographs could have, inspiring people to want to help the environment. Photographing wildlife living in their natural habitat has been a way to bring a little bit of nature to people's living rooms and teach people more about the other inhabitants of our planet.
Nature Photography and Art
What a painter does with paint, Photographer did with light, shading and focus, creating panoramic views that took people's breath away. Art is created with the intention to bring forth an emotional response. In terms of nature photography, it is hard not to see photographs of birds in mid flight, a mother bear and her cub, or a moose grazing in a field with out having some kind of emotional connection to what you are seeing.
(On the way to thenmala - echo tourism, Kerala - South India)
(Near Kovalam Beach - Trivandrum, Kerala)
(Above 3 images taken from Varkala-Kappil,Kerala, where beach meet back waters. A Good touristic spot with houseboat facility for an overnight cruise)