Lester Picker


Lester Picker has more than 650 writing and photo credits including National Geographic Society publications, Better Homes & Gardens, Forbes, Time, Inc. Publications, Money, Fortune Small Business, Bloomberg Personal Finance and National Parks Magazine. Les is a former reporter, photojournalist and editor. He was a columnist for Oceans Magazine, Editor-In-Chief for a national environmental magazine, a weekly columnist for The Baltimore Sun, and a regular commentator on National Public Radio's Marketplace. His landscape and wildlife images decorate homes, offices and institutions throughout North America. Les won the prestigious Canada Northern Lights Award for Best Travel Photography. He is a Moab Master photographer and his digital printing workshops are supported by Moab and Canon. Les has a doctorate in ecology from the University of Maine and was on the faculties of Johns Hopkins University and University of Delaware. He leads photography workshops and tours throughout the world.