Chris Nicholson, author of Photographing National Parks (Sidelight Books, 2015), is a photographer, instructor and writer based in the northeast, and is a workshop organizer and instructor with the National Parks at Night program. A former magazine editor for 10 years, he has worked independently since 2004, with his cameras focused primarily on the travel and sports genres. His work has appeared in several books and over 30 magazines. He is a book editor for National Parks Traveler, an editorial consultant for Chimani, writes for websites such as Naturescapes and B&H Exlpora, and lectures at various photography conferences and events around the U.S.