Snowy Owl looking for prey.
If there are cold enough temperatures and plenty of snow cover on the ground, the northern United States has a winter invasion of Snowy Owls. These are magnificent creatures and well worth your photographic time and attention. This series is filled with tips on how to find and photograph snowy owls.
Originally posted Mar. 7, 2016. Updated Jan. 7, 2017. Revised and re-posted Jan. 2, 2018.
The Snowy Owl Series
“How To” Series: Snowy Owl Photography – An Overview
How to Find and Photograph Snowy Owls
A Snowy Owl Photo Expedition
Snowy Owl Photography: Control the Background for Better Images
Snowy Owl Photography: Solving A Photo Problem (And the Right Way to Exit Your Vehicle)
Snowy Owl Updates:
Snowy Owls in Colorado: Do it Now! – December 29, 2017
Snowy Owl Update: December 28, 2017
The Snowy Owl Series is also part of the Winter Photography Series.
The Winter Photography Series
“How To” Series: Winter Photography – An Overview
Metering Daytime Winter Scenes
Metering People in the Snow
Metering Wildlife in the Snow, Part One
Metering Wildlife in the Snow, Part Two
Metering Evening Winter Scenes
Metering Nighttime Winter Scenes
Protect Your Camera Gear in the Cold and Snow
Testing Your Camera’s Snow Exposure Latitude
The Sunny f16 Rule Isn’t Reliable in Winter
How To Work With A Model When The Windchill is 4°
Winter Photography Safety Essentials
The Best National Parks to Photograph in Winter
One Photographer and Nine Outdoor/Travel Writers Pick the Best Winter National Parks
“How To” Series: Snowy Owl Photography
How To Find Wildlife, The Best Books
How To Photograph Wildlife, The Best Books
How to Be A Better Wildlife (and Nature) Photographer