Stephanie Young McFarland

43 Flips | 11 Magazines | 11 Likes | 29 Following | 1 Follower | @StephanieYo4a08 | I've spent the last 20 years working in a Prosecutors Office and I have 9 more years until I can retire!! I'm a photographer on the side & that's my thearpy.

Reader’s Lens | Snow meets sun

Seattle Times reader Olga Bakhirev’s photo from a snowy trek on the Skyline Lake Trail.

Photography

Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, January 24th

One-Light Portrait Lighting Techniques That Will Make Your Images Pop

One of the things that make a professional photographer’s images more impactful than those that everyday joes take is the lighting. The pros …

Portrait Photography

5 Tips How To Make Your Photography Look Magical

The key word is long exposure. Take a tripod and ND filters with you and the result will be totally different than handheld shots. ND (neutral …

Landscape Photography

exposure photography unveils the forces of nature

<b>ole brodersen is a norwegian art photographer who works with staged landscapes. his most known series ‘trespassing’, explores encounters between man</b> …

How To: Get Motorola's Lighter, Faster Gallery App on Any Android Device

Ever since QuickPic was sold to a known adware company, there's been a glaring need for lightweight and fast third-party gallery apps on Android. For …

Apps

How to Draw With Light as a Light Painting Photographer

Paradoxically, photographer Brian Hart claims that the images he produces aren’t really photographs. Instead, he thinks of his light source as a pen, …

Black and White at First and Last Light

I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up with about 20 people. Jason–a very talented nature and …

3 Magical Photos that Capture Light at Night

Photo: Fairy Path by James Mills<p>Starry skies, glowing lights, and illuminated paths—for our Into The Night Photo Quest with Manfrotto, we asked you …

Peak District

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Landscape Photography

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

Animal photos of the year 2016

Antarctic Minke Whales, Mystery Soundmakers of the Southern Ocean

Scientists have conclusive evidence that the source of a unique rhythmic sound, recorded for decades in the Southern Ocean and called the “bio-duck,” …

Close-Up Portraits of Birds Shot in a Photographer’s Backyard | Colossal

<p>After noticing the birds in Michigan were far different than those in her native Germany, Lisa M. Ca., an amateur photographer, began photographing …

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2016

No surprise here. Every year our Audubon Photo Awards churn up some of the most vivid moments in nature photography. This year's winners were no …

Birds

Should We Rent Out Endangered Species to One-Percenters? Maybe.

Koalas, charismatic and cuddly as they are, are not well equipped to deal with the threats of the modern world. The marsupials are maimed in large numbers by domesticated dogs, splattered in droves across Australia’s country roads, and subjected to the slow, steady destruction of habitat that’s …

WildCare Rescues Squirrel Trapped in Birdfeeder

WildCare's Wildlife Hospital treats nearly 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animal patients from over 200 species every year. This is one patient's story.<p>If you have birdfeeders in your yard, you know how challenging it can be to keep squirrels away from them. Like songbirds, squirrels simply …

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife

Snow-free images of Arctic polar bears show the harsh reality of climate change

When Patty Waymire headed to Barter Island, Alaska a few months ago, she expected to take lots of photographs of polar bears frolicking in freshly …

A year in the wild: readers share their favourite wildlife photos from 2016

We’ve asked readers to share their photos of wildlife they have discovered every month this year. Here is a selection of the best of them<p>Readers have been sharing a wonderful array of wildlife photographs every month throughout the year. And with 2016 drawing to a close, we thought it would be nice …

Walruses Found Using Birds as Toys for First Time

Scientists have observed young walruses engaging in complex play rarely seen in nonprimates—but the details are a bit macabre.<p>What do you get the walrus that has everything?<p>Don’t waste your money on Furbys and Tickle Me Elmos. According to a new study, what walruses really want to play with are …

Jurassic park is real! Scientists are on the verge of recreating extinct Aurochs - IBTimes India

Cave paintings portray that the ancient and extinct species of aurochs were a crucial part of the European culture.<p>Researchers around the world are …

Josh Norman, Von Miller talk about love of animals, farming

Von Miller's obsession with chickens is well known - the Denver Broncos linebacker studied poultry science in college, after all - but it turns out …

Whale washes up on N.S. beach near area where other species found dead

A dead whale has washed up in the same area of western Nova Scotia that has seen scores of dead herring, starfish, clams and lobster litter the shoreline – but fisheries officials say it's too early to say whether the deaths are related.<p>Jennifer Thibodeau and her husband were driving past the beach …

Thank Freaking God, Some Good Animal News For Once

Does anyone else feel lately like any and all news about the planet is bad? It’s not just a feeling, it’s a reality, and one that must be fought at …

The best wildlife pictures of 2016 will blow your mind

<b>The animal kingdom has certainly given us plenty to wonder at in 2016.</b><p>And this collection showcases the very best in wildlife photography.<p>From two …

Wildlife