About Michael Lustbader

Over the past 30+ years, Michael Lustbader’s images of the natural world have been published by National Geographic Publications, Audubon, Sierra Club, Eastman Kodak, Oxford Scientific Films, and literally hundreds of other book, calendar, and paper product companies, world-wide.

His stock photography is represented by Photo Researchers in New York City and The Image Finders in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a member of the Bio Communications Association, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, the American Physician’s Art Association, and has been a charter member of the North American Nature Photography Association.

A Cibachrome/Ilfochrome printer for over 25 years, he is currently exploring the world of digital imaging and printing, studying at The Rochester Institute of Technology and Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Michael has co-authored “Close-up Photography–Capturing Nature’s Intimate Landscapes” and “How to Photograph Close-ups in Nature”. He has just completed “Butterfly Dreams—The Seasons through Haiku and Photographs”, a compilation of his images with original translations of traditional Japanese haiku by William J. Higginson.