Derek Nielsen Photography

nature Tag

Posts tagged "nature"

Did you know that looking at art gives humans the same internal chemical response as falling in love? It’s true! Researchers in the United Kingdom recently figured out that admiring paintings, drawings, and sculptures (or, perhaps, beautiful pictures of nature) triggers the brain to release dopamine, the bodily compound most commonly

“The Times They Are A-Changin.” Yes, Mr. Dylan they certainly are. Bob Dylan recently sold his entire music collection of more than 600 songs for an estimated $300 million. Bruce Springsteen just sold his to Sony Music for an estimated $500 million. Musicians, artists, and creators are getting paid more than ever before for

Photographing wild moose is on many photographers’ bucket lists, maybe even yours, but a lot of aspiring photographers haven’t learned the basics of how to safely capture memorable, sharp images of these majestic creatures in the wild. While spending a good amount of time in Grand Teton National park recently, I

As a nature and wildlife photographer, I am—maybe not surprisingly—endlessly drawn to exploring and investigating the outdoors. Whether that curiosity drives me to stand on a cold mountaintop to watch the sunrise or spend hours silently observing a foraging grizzly bear, it always leaves me filled with wonder. (And ultimately

    Set in the towering Rocky Mountains and boasting some of the best wildlife watching in the United States, Jackson Hole, Wyoming is one of the most beautiful places in the world for nature photography. Its proximity to awe-inspiring natural sights—with easy access to two national parks (Grand Teton and Yellowstone)—makes Jackson Hole