November Judge

John Pickles is a Nature Photographer and a great one at that.
Please visit his work at

He has won grand prize and best of contest placements in the Valley Land Fund Contest and the Coastal Bend Contest. These are wild-life photography contests conducted in South Texas. Several of these contests have ceased to exist as a result of the economy in recent years.

His publishing credits include Natures Best,Ranger Rick, My Big Back Yard, Trailer Life,Texas Parks and Wildlife magazines. His images are represented by the stock agency Alamy. You can see many of his images at the web site