Muuuh Nature & Wildlife

Ethics and Tips for Wildlife Photography

We present our key ethical principles and practical photography tips for wildlife photography. Our goal is to emphasize the significance of ethical practices while offering valuable insights to enhance the quality of your wildlife photography and videography. By following these guidelines, we aim to promote responsible and respectful engagement with the natural world, ensuring that your results capture the essence and beauty of wildlife in an ethical and impactful manner.

Ethics in Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography is a captivating and inspiring pursuit that carries with it an ethical obligation towards the subjects being captured. Various photographers hold varying perspectives on what constitutes ethical wildlife photography and the measures necessary to mitigate the photographer's impact on the natural environment and its inhabitants. Presented below are the primary guidelines we adhere to:

Tips for Wildlife Photography

Drawing from our experience in wildlife photography, we have compiled a set of valuable tips for capturing photos or recording videos of animals in their natural habitats:

Busted Myths


Last updated on 2024-02-07. Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in the Montreal area.