Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the North American Nature Photography Association. He was the long-time editor of the prestigious Outdoor Photographer magazine and presently editor-at-large. He trained both as a photographer and a naturalist specializing in ecology and botany.
As author/photographer, Sheppard has written hundreds of articles about photography and nature, plus books including Landscape Photography: From Snapshot to Great Shot, Magic of Digital Landscape Photography, The Magic of Digital Nature Photography, and the National Geographic Field Guide to Digital Photography. His e-book, A Nature Photography Manifesto, is available free from http://www.robsheppardphoto.com/books.html.
His website is at www.robsheppardphoto.com; his blog is at www.natureandphotography.com.