Whether you rely on your smartphone or prefer to juggle a massive zoom lens, more people than ever are photographing animals! With this surge in pictures snapped comes the responsibility of practicing ethical habits for wildlife. No matter if you consider yourself an amateur, professional, or even call yourself a photographer at all – if…

I floated weightlessly over the coral. The current at Turquoise Drift took me for a ride along Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. The coral was a twisted kaleidoscope below me. Blue-green chromis were scattered like confetti above the blue-tipped branching staghorn coral. Raccoon butterflyfish poked pointed mouths between branches, daintily nibbling coral polyps. A school of…