Eric Bowles is an Atlanta based commercial photographer specializing in the Southeastern United States. His specialty areas include nature, equestrian, events, sports, and bird photography.  His work has been published in magazines, newspapers, and commercial publications. He is a regular speaker and judge at conferences and camera organizations with presentations on a wide range of topics.  He is trained in photography judging by PPA, and has judged for PPA Texas, the Booth Museum Photography Guild, NANPA, and a wide range of camera clubs and competitions.

Eric leads workshops for intermediate and experienced photographers through his own programs as well as through as Director of Nikonians Academy.  In addition, Eric is a frequent instructor for Chattahoochee Nature Center and Birds Georgia (formerly Georgia Audubon). Custom instruction and tours are available on request for select southeastern destinations including the Great Smoky Mountains, Okefenokee, and Coastal Georgia.

Eric's non-profit work includes a leadership role as moderator for and Backcountry Gallery Forums.  He is past Board member for NANPA (North American Nature Photography Association) and a past Board member and President of Georgia Nature Photography Association. Eric and his wife Liz contribute pet photography Canine Pet Rescue.

Eric is a member and supporter of PPA (Professional Photographers of America), NANPA (North American Nature Photographers Association), GNPA (Georgia Nature Photography Association), CNPA (Carolinas Nature Photography Association), Chattahoochee Nature Center, Audubon, and BirdsGeorgia. 


Eric is the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Service Award from the North American Nature Photography Association.