wildlife photography primer: Techniques you can use in the backyard
or on photo safari
Australian National Botanic Gardens Image Collections
Biology4Kids - Pictures from the biological
world. Click on alphabetical list of organisms to bring up photos
and classification information. See links on the right side for
more details and additional topics.
(Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS)
of Common U.S. and Canadian Birds
Central American Birds
California Vegetation Series
(California Native Plant Society)
Birds of America - Complete sets of the
first and second editions of "The Birds of America," by John James
(Historical Museum of Southern Florida)
Aquatic and Invasive Plants
(University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences)
Aquatic and Wetland Plants, Invasive Plants, Natives and Non-Native
Species, Aquatic Birds and Plants, Animals, Plant Line Drawings, and
Other Plant images and scenes. Photos and particulars. (see links)
composite of images)
Global population density seen from illumination
of lights in cities and towns. Urban and suburban human habitats
are consuming the natural landscape at a rapid rate.
2400x1200 pixels - takes awhile to completely load)
Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) Plus
5 1/2 years of archived photos.
Spectacular photographs showing diverse processes
and phenomena within the Earth system. Explanatory and educational
captions are provided with each image. Scroll down below captions
to find links to related or relevant information. Archives are
available for viewing and you may also search for photos by keyword.
Some captions include instructional tips regarding camera settings.
The information provided with the photos is extremely interesting.
Earth Science World
(American Geological Institute)
Geoscience images contributed by
leading geoscientists and photographers. Most imagery is available
for use in your non-commercial efforts, such as educational slideshows
or in personal materials. Read details on Image Use.
Ecosystems Diversity -
Eco-Pros photos of natural and altered ecosystems
and Threatened Species
Photo galleries of species on the International
Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) "Red
Lists" of species threatened with extinction.
IUCN works together with the world's leading scientists in assessing the
status of species, subspecies, varieties and subpopulations of
biodiversity on a global scale.
Environmental News Pictures
See latest news pictures, or search by keyword, sort by relevance or
date, search archives by topic.
- See Eco-Pros Wetlands Recovery page
|Fishes - see
link for photos under "Ichthyology" on
our Mega Resource Directories page
Florida - Images related to central and
south Florida (South
Florida Water Management District)
central and south Florida
- Birds, Mammals,
(insects, crustaceans, etc) and Molluscs
Ecosystems Photo Gallery
Great Barrier Reef Image Gallery (Great
Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia) Vast pictorial resource
containing spectacular images of Australia's most famous natural wonder
- the Great Barrier Reef. Search for images by typing in
search words. Suggestions are in the Online Image Catalogue.
Note allowable use is restricted for educational purposes.
- see The Virtual Field Herbarium
Links to online image collections related to entomology
Directory for Botany: Images
Huge list of links
(Southern Illinois University)
Lichens of North
Sierra Plants Project
- Scroll down
through luminous images on left side of page. Click on images to
bring up enlarged view with information about the organism. Turn
lights off for best effect. For more information, go to Home Page
(Bioluminescence Web Page link at bottom).
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Photo Library - See what's New on the main page.
Also click on Photo Albums.
Park Service Digital Image Archives
Links to public domain digital images
of our national heritage, including parks, monuments, historic sites and
Native and Naturalized Plants of Florida
(Biological Research Associates)
Click on Photos link. Click on thumbnail
size photo to enlarge.
Foundation Plant Image Gallery
Grasses and grasslike plants, forbs, trees, shrubs and woody vines
Nature Photography Association
Orchid Picture Catalog
Plant Image Collection
(Smithsonian Institution, Botany Dept)
Library of over 15,000 photo images of
plant species and plant habitats.
Photo Galleries Click on SpaceViews in
top menu bar
See photos of Deep Space, Solar System, Planet
Earth, Space Exploration, Space Art and Movies.
Virtual Field Herbarium - Field Guide
focusing on identification of tropical forest plants.
(A collaborative research project based in the Dept. of Plant Sciences,
Includes a searchable image
database, glossary of descriptive botanical terms, and a linked list of
regularly-published scientific journals specializing in plants.
and benefits of Field Guides - long-term compilation of
inventory of species composition, identification of local and
regional species, conservation of biodiversity, protection of
threatened and endangered species, monitoring species
populations, identification for control of invasive or dangerous
species, and promotion of sustainability and commercial and
of California, Berkeley, Digital Library Project
25,610 images of plants, animals, people, Africa, landscapes and
habitats. Searchable indexes help you find photos of specific
Urban Population Density of North America
Image developed from satellite measurements of city lights
Research Service photo library - see links on
Endangered Species Photos
Photos and Images
USDA Plant Photos Links
Plant Image Gallery
Texas A&M University -
Bioinformatics Working Group
Searchable directory of images, visualizations,
and animations of the Earth.
Agriculture, Atmosphere, Biosphere, Cryosphere, Human Dimensions,
Hydrosphere, Land Surface, Oceans, Radiance or Imagery, Solid Earth,
Locations, and Satellites/Sensors.
Science Society of America Images of plants common to North America
(not all of them are considered weeds).
Search by common name or scientific name, or just browse by clicking on a
letter. Various image selections: seedlings, young plants,
mature plants, leaves, pods, flowers, etc. Choose size to view (the
lower the number, the smaller the picture and a faster load)
Weed Web - Noxious Weed Photo Gallery
(California Dept of Forestry)
Photographs of various rated weeds listed by common and scientific
names, including data sheets.