As professional photographers, biologists and authors, Ann and Rob Simpson are noted natural history experts having spent years involved with research and interpretation in the national parks and other natural areas of the world. They have written numerous books on national parks coast to coast that promote wise and proper use of natural habitats and environmental stewardship. In cooperation with American Park Network, they have led Canon “Photography in the Parks” workshops in major national parks including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Great Smokies.
Ann and Rob are both award-winning biology professors at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Virginia. As part of the college’s nature photography curriculum, the Simpson’s regularly lead international photo, birding and natural history tours to many areas in the world including Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Madagascar, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, Costa Rica, Belize, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Venezuela, and Mexico.
Long known for their stunning images of the natural world their work has been widely published in magazines such as National Geographic, Time Magazine, Virginia Wildlife, National Wildlife and Ranger Rick as well as many calendars, postcards and books. Their recent publications include Shenandoah Simply Beautiful, Born Wild in Shenandoah, Born Wild in the Smokies and Smoky Mountain Babies. They have also written travel guides for the national parks including Pocket Guide to Yellowstone, Pocket Guide to Yosemite, and Pocket Guide to Sequoia and Kings Canyon. They are currently working on a series of wildflower books and a series of nature guides for the national parks including Shenandoah,Blue Ridge Parkway, Rocky Mountain,Yellowstone, and Yosemite.
You can see their work at Simpson’s Nature Photography – www.agpix.com/snphotos.