D. Robert Franz has been full time professional wildlife photographer and tour guide for over twenty five years.
Digital Photography Magazine proclaimed him one the top 100 wildlife photographers in the world. With undergraduate degrees in wildlife management and geology and graduate work in earth science, Robert has an extensive knowledge of the natural world. Their nature and wildlife images have been extensively published (over ten thousand published images including hundreds of front covers) worldwide with images featured in, Audubon Magazine, National Wildlife, Sierra Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Defenders Magazine, National Geographic and many others. His photographic prints have hung in the Smithsonian and the United States Congress. Robert is also an accomplished assignment photographer specializing in nature and environmental issues.
Robert has been leading photo tours since 1989 in Yellowstone National Park during all seasons and now conducts informative nature & wildlife day tours through Experience Yellowstone and photography tours to many locations through FranzFoto. Robert, his wife Lorri live in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in Cody Wyoming.