Based in Howell, MI
Out of Chicago Instructor
Over the course of his 30-year career, Steve Gettle has spent countless hours creating hundreds of thousands of photographs capturing nature’s beauty around us. Steve’s images communicate his love for the wildlife and the wild places of our world.
Steve’s images have been exhibited in galleries and museums all over the world, including:
Museum of Natural History London
The American Museum of Natural History in New York
As well as two solo shows at The National Center for Nature Photography
Steve’s work has been featured in many books, magazines, calendars, and other publications including: The National Geographic Society, Canadian Geographic, Audubon, Sierra Club, The BBC, The World Wildlife Fund, The National Wildlife Federation, Birder’s World, Nature’s Best, Wild Bird, and Natural History.
Awards and Distinctions
Steve has been honored to receive many awards for his photography. Some of the highlights include being chosen as Great Lakes Wildlife Photographer of the Year, a multiple award winner honored in the BBC’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, as well as often recognized in the prestigious Nature’s Best photography contest.
Photo Tours and Workshops
Steve especially enjoys sharing his knowledge through both private and group location-based experiences focused on individual nature photography development in once-in-a-lifetime location.
In addition to his own photo tours and workshops Steve has given presentations and led workshops for organizations around the country including:
North American Nature Photographers Association
Rocky Mountain School of Photography
The Adirondack Photography Institute
The Photographic Society of America
Performances and Lectures
Steve Gettle is an engaging and inspiring speaker. Each year Steve presents his lecture series at various regional and national photography conventions and gatherings. He is prepared to speak on a variety of photographic and creative topics. Additionally, hi