about john h - JohnHeidecker
photographer with Nikon 500mm lens

Thanks to many people, family, friends who have helped me get to this level of photography in one way or another thru their advice, and criticisms.

I've been a member Nikon Professional Services, NPS, for over 20 years, North American Nature American Nature Photographers, NANPA, Audubon Society and Long Island camera clubs.

My images are marketed by Vireo & Cornell Lab of Ornithology and have appeared in Living Bird, Bird Watching, Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy calendars, Audubon and National Geographic Bird Field Guides, Falcon Press State Wildlife Guides.

One image was used by Nikon in their advertisement for Sports Optics.

My articles have appeared in Shutterbug, Wildfowl Carving & Collecting  magazines and were used in a National Geographic promotion . 

I've taught bird photography and presented Nature Programs at The Museum of Natural History in NYC, Adult Education Centers on Long Island, Camera Clubs and Audubon groups and Libraries.