• Most Recent Threads

      Andrew McLachlan

      Cayman Brac

      Thread Starter: Andrew McLachlan

      I have not had time to get out for much in the way of new landscape imagery so though I would post another sunrise from my February trip to the Caribbean

      Last Post By: Don Nelson Today, 09:43 PM Go to last post
      Allen Sparks

      Halloween Pennant Dragonfly, female

      Thread Starter: Allen Sparks

      Canon 7D, 300mm f4 IS, 1.4x TC (Tamron Pro SP)
      ISO 400, f18, 1/40s....tripod, cable release, mirror lockup

      Found this girl among some

      Last Post By: Allen Sparks Today, 07:51 PM Go to last post
      Carolyn Arnesen

      Blue Grosbeak

      Thread Starter: Carolyn Arnesen

      Shot from car. Used spot healing brush to even out the BG and clean up the beak, shadows/highlights and sharpened the bird. NR on BG and tail.

      Last Post By: Carolyn Arnesen Today, 06:39 PM Go to last post
      Paul Kusmin

      Keel-billed Toucan

      Thread Starter: Paul Kusmin

      I've wanted to shoot toucans for years and was finally able to do so recently in Costa Rica.
      Well worth the wait, they didn't disappoint.

      Last Post By: Paul Kusmin Today, 06:34 PM Go to last post
      Michael Gerald-Yamasaki

      Flowers for ETL

      Thread Starter: Michael Gerald-Yamasaki

      Greetings. It's been a while since I've posted here (been camping out in OOTB). I find myself somewhat lost when it comes to photographing flowers and

      Last Post By: Michael Gerald-Yamasaki Today, 06:25 PM Go to last post
      Morkel Erasmus

      Inconsiderate Bather

      Thread Starter: Morkel Erasmus

      I played around with slow shutter speeds during my visit to Zimanga Private Game Reserve and their specialised bird hides last month - the idea being

      Last Post By: John Robinson Today, 06:18 PM Go to last post
      William Dickson

      Sandwich Tern in flight

      Thread Starter: William Dickson

      Canon 5D Mkiii
      f/2.8 300mm with 2xTCiii
      ISO 800

      Managed to capture this Sandwich Tern on my local sea

      Last Post By: William Dickson Today, 04:29 PM Go to last post
      Gabriela Plesea

      Of Beauty and Death

      Thread Starter: Gabriela Plesea

      There is obvious beauty in the power and prowess of the mighty lion, yet at the same time one cannot help but feel some sadness at the thought of this

      Last Post By: John Robinson Today, 06:14 PM Go to last post
      Steve Maxson

      Mantisfly #2

      Thread Starter: Steve Maxson

      Another view of the Mantisfly (Climaciella brunnea) in my lightbox. This is how the mantis-like front legs are usually held - up tight against the body.

      Last Post By: Allen Sparks Today, 07:57 PM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Sweet dreams are made of this .......... follow up

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hi folks ,
      as follow up the scene with the female and the bull being in a discussion about mating or better not....
      As far as i can

      Last Post By: Rachel Hollander Today, 04:57 PM Go to last post
    • BirdPhotographers.Net Guidelines

      Birdphotographers.net (BPN) is an international nature photography discussion forum and e-zine focused on providing a fun learning experience through honest but gentle image critiques.


      BirdPhotographers.net (BPN)
      User: Anyone who registers with BPN
      Members: Anyone who registers with BPN and pays the annual dues.
      1. By registering with BirdPhotographers.net, you agree to abide by the BPN Guidelines and Forum Rules of Use.
      2. Registration is required to access the forums; there is no charge to register.
      3. Registration is required to post and comment in the forums. Membership is required to use the BPN image hosting service.
      Interested in becoming a member?
      Click Here to subscribe.

      4. You must register using your real name, first and last. You may not register with multiple identities.
      By posting images or messages on BPN you give the forum owners and maintainers permission to permanently store all message content, to present it for public viewing, and to delete, move or modify it.
      6. a)By posting images to BPN you give the BPN staff, users and members permission to download and modify any image submitted for critiquing. The sole purpose for downloading an image is so that it can be modified for instructional purposes only and then be re-posted in the original thread. The photographer is the copyright owner and retains all rights. Modified images may not be used for any purpose other than for instructional use at BPN.
      b)Other than images re-posted for instructional purposes, no one may post an image unless they are the copyright holder.
      Any and all images posted on BPN will maintain the copyright of the photographer.
      8. You agree to post only content that you have copyright for. BPN is not responsible for the content of any uploaded files.
      9. All messages express the views of the author, and not those of BPN. BPN will not be held responsible for the content of any message.
      10. Administrators and Moderators are entrusted with the ability and responsibility of removing objectionable and/or off topic posts. A warning may be sent to the offending party or parties involved. If the rule violations are severe, or if they continue after a warning, a user's privileges to access BPN can be terminated without notice.
      11. By posting on BPN you agree not to post any content that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, rude, racist, disrespectful, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, threatening, obscene, profane, provocational, pornographic or otherwise in violation of any law.
      12. Direct selling or advertising of any product and/or service in the Forums is strictly forbidden.
      13. Private Messaging is for personal use only - using it as a mass-marketing tool is forbidden. All forum rules apply to Private Messaging including but not limited to- not harassing, agitating, showing hostility towards or being persistently unpleasant or argumentative to another user or Staff Member.
      14. Personal Messages (PM) between users or PM between a user and moderator are not to be discussed in public with out the consent of both parties. Moderators may freely share the PM content they received or sent with other moderators, as long as it relates to forum business.
      15. Members nor Users will be permitted to restrict or inhibit any other member or user from using and enjoying the forum by harassing, agitating, showing hostility towards or being unpleasant, insulting or argumentative . If BPN Administrators or Moderators determine that a user has violated this rule, a warning may be sent to the offending party. If the violations are severe, or if they continue after a warning, a user's privileges to access BPN can and will be terminated without notice. If the BPN staff deems it is in the best interest of our community, any member or user can be terminated/banned without cause. If a member is terminated/banned without cause, they will receive a full refund of their membership fees.
      16. If asked by a BPN Administrator or forum Moderator to cease posting content deemed offensive, objectionable, or in poor taste by said Administrator forum Moderator, you must agree to do so.
      17. Posted images should be in JPG format.
      18. Images should not exceed 400 kilobytes nor should they exceed 1200 pixels on the horizontal side or 900 pixels on the vertical side.
      19. In general, only one image per thread is permitted. Re-posts are of course OK. Posting a similar image for comparison or for educational purposes is also permitted.
      20. Members may post only one image in each forum in a twenty-four hour period. Forum Participants may post one image in each forum in a forty-eight hour period.
      21. Please include technical data, such as, but not limited to, camera settings, time of day, weather conditions and location. If your subject is captive, please disclose that fact. If you have attracted your subject or subjects into photographic range with food, water, audio, or by any other means, please let us know. If you have significantly altered your image by adding or removing elements of the composition, we ask that you disclose that as well. This information will benefit all members and add to the educational value of each post.

      22. Signatures are available to members only. The purpose of a “signature” is to allow self promotion. Only 2 statement lines and 2 links are permitted. The links must be of a self-promotional nature; links to other forums or commercial websites are not permitted. All signatures must be in black a font no larger than “3”.
      Only members may post links, other than a single link pointing to an image for critique.

      23. Posted images may not have any logos or graphics other than a discreet copyright notice.
      The forum rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice.
      25. Have Fun!

    Web Analytics