Ed Michels has been interested in wildlife since an early age and nowadays he spends most of his professional time outdoors either as photographer or ecologist. Ed is born and raised in the Netherlands and has traveled all over the world. He is the owner of Ecodat, which has two fields of competence; ecology and nature photography! His pictures are known for its strong atmosphere and colorful expression. To make ‘that special picture’ Ed wakes up hours before sunrise and is willing to wait until the moment is perfect. Next to these skills Ed has been teaching and training people for many years. His approach can be described as empathic, respectful and inviting to improve.