A lover of nature and wildlife, Kevin Vandivier has more than thirty years experience in outdoor photography. While still a photography student at the University of Texas at Austin in the 1970s, Vandivier began working assignments for Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic World, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine. During the course of his career, Vandivier's work has been featured in numerous national magazines, including Life, Newsweek, Time, and Popular Photography. His commercial clients include Dell, Inc., IBM, Exxon, Citgo Oil, and many others. He has published his photographic essays in multiple books and works as the photo editor at Texas Highways Magazine. He and his family live in Lakeway, Texas.
Earl Nottingham has worked as a professional photographer for the past three decades. The recipient of numerous state and national awards for his photography dealing with conservation issues, Nottingham has been widely featured throughout the United States in such publications as Smithsonian Magazine and National Geographic Traveler. Nottingham holds a bachelor of science degree in photography from East Texas State University along with a master of photography degree from Professional Photographers of America. Since 1996, Nottingham has served as the chief photographer for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. He lives in Temple, Texas, with his wife and son.