About the Author

Robert Strickland specializes in nature and wildlife photography and spends many hours in the field exploring the best way to capture an outstanding image. He embraces the power of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Elements 11 when preparing his art for publishing. He uses Canon Digital SLRs including the 6D and 7D MKII, plus uses the SP 150-600MM F/5-6.3 Di VC US lens, Canon 28-105 IS, and 100mm macro. He also attaches a flash and flash extender as needed.

Robert is a graduate of New York Institute of Photography and former member of the Professional Photographers Society of New York State. He's had works published in many magazines including: Living Bird, National Geographic Daily Dozen, Nature Photographers Magazine, North American Bluebird Society, Ducks Unlimited, Finger Lakes Magazine, American Agriculturist, Bird Watching Magazine, National Wildlife, and many others. He won first place in the National Wildlife Federation amateur division for backyard habitat, 2009 Great Backyard Bird Count Photo Contest. You can see more of his work at www.robertstricklandphotography.com.