Here is a great tip from Ian Iott at his blog:
Catching nature in its true color is an art. A great nature photograph with details to colors, light, angle and intricacies to the subject will leave the viewer spellbound. What is the secret of taking great nature pictures? Here, are some useful tips for people who have started their journey on the beautiful route of nature photography
Please stop by my etsy page and see examples of how I have tried to put these things into practice in my own photographs.