Moose’s true passion has always been photographing the life history of our endangered wildlife and wild places. Since 1981 he and his wife Sharon have dedicated their lives to this pursuit. Educating the public about our wild heritage is their hallmark. In recent years Moose has added aviation photography to his pursuits with the same goal of preserving our aviation heritage, pictorial and oral for future generations.

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Along the way Moose has been honored for his photographic passion: a Nikon Ambassador USA, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, and Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program, just to name a few. He’s also a part of Epson’s Finish Strong ad campaign.

As one of the original Nikon shooters to receive the D1 in 1999, Moose embraced this new technology, becoming the only wildlife photographer in the world to shoot strictly digital in the early years. While a beta site for all the major hardware and software manufacturers, Moose continues being a creative innovator of new techniques both behind the camera and the computer, which is the driving force behind his photography and goals.

mooseMoose is the creative producer/photographer of his acclaimed film: Warbirds and The Men Who Flew Them. He shares his knowledge through his writing, being published in over 143 magazines worldwide, author of 28 books including his latest, Photographic FUNdamentals, Taking Flight and best seller Captured. He lectures across the country to thousands of photographers every year.

We are pleased to have Moose Peterson as a speaker at this years Mid­-America Photography Symposium May 19-21 in historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas! He will be delivering two presentations, the first one will discuss the Essence of Light, the Language of Photography. The second will be, The Wanderings of Moose the Storyteller. Not only will he be speaking, he will also be doing a Workshop. If you are interested in hearing him speak or attending his workshop, please click here for more information.

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