Beginning April 1 at NHM and April 8 at the Tar Pits, we will reopen for our Members, community partners and general public. Advanced tickets are required for entry for NHM and the museum at La Brea Tar Pits, and can be purchased online. The William S. Hart museum will remain closed until further notice.  See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

How To Take Pictures For Science

Your photos can help science get a better picture of our natural world

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Join wildlife biologist and science communicator Korinna Domingo for a lesson in taking photos for science! Knowing how to take good quality photos is an integral part of being a community scientist, and it's a skill you can learn. With Korinna's tips and a little practice, you'll be snapping great photos of the natural world in no time, and those photos will help scientists around the world better understand what's happening to our planet. So get outside and capture some wildlife with your camera or phone. Be sure to upload your photos to the L.A. Nature Map on iNaturalist: