Rob Sheppard is a naturalist and nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. Presently, he is spending a lot of time in the chaparral of southern California and says that it is one of the wildest and least-photographed ecosystems in the country.
Rob is a well-known speaker and workshop leader for The Great American Photography Workshops and LIGHT Photographic Workshops. He was the longtime editor of the prestigious Outdoor Photographer magazine and he helped start PCPhoto (now called Digital Photo). Presently he is an editor-at-large for Outdoor Photographer, and he has written hundreds of articles about photography and nature. He is the author/photographer of over 30 books, ranging from photography books to software guides. Some of his popular titles include The Magic of Digital Nature Photography, National Geographic Field Guide: Digital Photography, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 for Digital Photographers Only, and Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks: Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.