David Middleton is a full-time professional outdoor photographer, teacher and writer. David has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years and has traveled extensively throughout all of the US and Canada and much of Central and South America, South and east Africa and Australia. His photography and writing has been featured in many magazines, books and calendars.
David has also led more than 150 photography tours and taught over 300 photography workshops in such places as Antarctica, Alaska, Arctic Canada, U.S. National Parks & Ecuador. David is a former Contributing Editor of Outdoor Photographer Magazine, co-founder of Crossroads Photographic workshops, the former executive director of the Photographer’s Alliance Workshops company and a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens.
As the years go on David is increasingly doing more and more philanthropic photography and story telling actively supporting the non-profits New Course, I-KODI and Mpowerd, the maker of Luci Lights. He is the founder and executive director of the foundation, All About the Light, a non-profit organization created to encourage photographers to give small yet powerful solar lights, Luci Lights, to the energy impoverished people of the world.
David has produced 14 books. His first book, Ancient Forests, was published in 1992 and was followed by The Nature of America, The Nature of Vermont, A Photographer’s Guide to Vermont, A Photographer’s Guide to the Maine Coast and A Photographers Guide to the Oregon Coast, Quite a Sightly Place and The Lobstering Life. He is currently the series editor of The Countryman’s Press’ Memories books. Maine Coast Memories is his most recent book.
More than an outdoor photographer, David is a gifted and enthusiastic teacher who truly enjoys sharing his experiences and expertise with people. He finds great joy helping others discover their creative potential and is very comfortable in front of people of all interests. He now lives on an old dairy farm in the mountains of Southern Vermont.