In each of Ralph Lee Hopkins images, stunning landscapes are combined with rich wildlife to make for picturesque and unique tales of each location. The Santa Fe-based photographer is founder and Director of Photography Expeditions for the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic alliance. Hopkins' work focuses on conservation and development issues in Baja California, Mexico and the Galapagos Islands. He has published many books including Hiking Colorado’s Geology and Hiking the Southwest’s Geology. His latest book, Nature Photography: Documenting the Wild World, was released in September 2010 by Lark Photography Books. Hopkins also teaches photography workshops with Arizona Highways, National Geographic Expeditions, and the Santa Fe Workshops, and is co-lecturer on tour with the National Geographic Traveler magazine series, “Travel Photography in the Digital World.” His images are represented worldwide by the National Geographic Image Collection and Lonely Planet Images.