Eric Esterle

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Eric Esterle is an international award winning wildlife photographer with a passion for cinematography. His short film documentary "South Georgia Island" was awarded Highly Honored Winner in the Video category of Nature's Best Photography International Awards 2020.  Mr. Esterle's public-domain photographs have appeared in publications such as The White House Presidential Transition Booklet, The New York Times, and various Federal Government publications and online mediums. His private work has been licensed to various customers to include Popular Photography Magazine, Conde' Nast Travel, and have been promoted on the Nikon USA website.

Mr. Esterle's work has been published in articles for 500px, Topaz Labs, various international magazines and news outlets, and have been awarded numerous National Geographic achievements as well as winner of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's People's Choice award. Eric is a PADI certified diver with a Nitrox specialization. Eric holds RYA2 and STCW boating licenses for expeditions. Eric is an active member of NPS and has previously worked for the Walt Disney Company as a photographer. Eric's short film "Ant[Arctic]A and Beyond" was officially selected for exhibition in the 7th Annual Explorers Club Polar Film Festival in New York City. Mr. Esterle's film footage has also been featured in Ariana Grande's official music video "Imagine" which has been viewed over 72 million times.

His still photography work can be viewed at and on Instagram @ericesterlephoto His video work can be viewed on YouTube and Vimeo.

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