Mike Martin, who is a native Arkansan, has been an avid nature and wildlife photographer for over 20 years. His photos have been published by the New York City Parks Department, the New York State Parks Department, the California Parks Department, and the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. He has also had several of his photos published by Cornell University’s Ornithology Department’s award winning website, “All About Birds”.
Mike is the author of a photography book entitled, Arkansas Wildlife and Landscapes, published in 2010. In 2011, Mike’s photo of a great blue heron won “Best in Show” at the Mid-America Photographic Symposium in Eureka Springs, AR. In 2012, his photo of a Krider’s hawk was selected by the Field Museum in Chicago for a kiosk display in the museum’s new “Hall of Birds” exhibit that opened in October 2012. In July of 2013, one of Mike’s bald eagle photos was selected as the featured photo in the annual “Wildlife” magazine produced by the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. Several of his photos have been published in two editions of the book entitled Capture Arkansas.