Ed MacKerrow is a nature photographer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has been a nature photographer for over 35 years. Ed got his start in photography as an avid rock climber and mountaineer in the Sierra Nevada.
His images have won high awards in Audubon, The Peregrine Fund, Nature Best Winland Smith, and Bosque del Apache competitions. He has won awards for both landscape and wildlife photography. Ed was recently the Vice President of the Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR for two years and wrote their quarterly “Photography Tips” articles.
Ed works as a full-time nature photographer in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, California and Alaska. His work is currently displayed in galleries in Taos and Albuquerque.
He has been an invited speaker for The Audubon Society, presenting his photography in more than a dozen different seminars around the US on raptors, bears, and bird photography.
His images have been published internationally, including cover images for environmental ornithology journals, and magazines. He has also won awards in calendar competitions.
Ed teaches both landscape photography and wildlife photography workshops in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Alaska.
Ed has a PhD in Optics. He also has formal training in landscape painting. In his workshops he teaches both the science and art of nature photography.
He teaches workshops and leads photography tours in New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. He also guides adventure photography backcountry tours.