Michael Lustbader will speak on

"The Challenge of Rainforest Photography"

Digital Imagers Meeting

Sunday Nov. 7, 2010 at 1:15, Pitt Scaife Hall, Room 1102


Digital Imager Michael Lustbader will discuss A Photographic Journey into Eden (Rainforest), The Challenge of Rainforest Photography (an instructional program), Dealing with the Fog Problem in Photoshop (a Photoshop Tutorial), and Questions on photographing nature.


Michael Lustbader has spent 30 some-odd years documenting the natural world in photographs. Over the years, his images have been published by National Geographic Publications, Audubon, Sierra Club, Eastman Kodak, The National Park Service, 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.
Michael has co-authored two books on close-up photography with his wife-and-partner, nature photographer Nancy Rotenberg,, and presently has several other projects in progress.

He is a charter member of the North American Nature Photography Association, a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, The American Physicians Art Association, and the BioCommunications Association.
An accomplished Cibachrome/Ilfochrome printer for over 25 years, Michael is currently exploring the world of digital imaging and printing. While mostly self-taught, his formal training includes courses at Rochester Institute of Technology, The Visual Studies Workshops in Rochester, New York, and time with Chris Burkett, Bill Atkinson, and Charlie Cramer.