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Lee was born in Buffalo, NY. Attended the University of Denver, University of New Mexico and Utah State University, graduating with degrees in Landscape Architecture and Photography. A resident of Santa Fe, NM for 30 years, Lee has won awards for his Sports, Equestrian and Horticulture photography.

Lee has been a professional Ski Patroller and Emergency Medical Technician as well as a professional Ski Instructor. He possesses advanced skills in Emergency / Wilderness medicine, high angle rescue, avalanche awareness and rescue, and backcountry skiing. Lee’s mountaineering experience includes many of the most sought after routes in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and other North American peaks. His high alpine career has taken him to impressive locations around the world, including Aconcagua in South America, Mt. Kenya in Kenya, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Denali in Alaska and Pumori in Nepal . Lee is also a guide with S2 Mountaineering. A guiding business in Santa Fe designed to introduce people to mountaineering.
Besides being an award winning photographer Lee also creates ad layouts and designs web sites for many of his clients. He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker, FAA licensed SUAS (Drone) Pilot and Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop.

Clients & Publications Include:
•    Clemens & Associates
•    Lori Lanier – Real Estate
•    DeBella Fine Jewelry
•    Ethilinda – Artist
•    Denise Williams – Artist
•    Lee MacLeod – Artist
•    Suzette Keegan – Artist
•    Santa Fe Artworld
•    Flint Meadow
•    Kiva Fine Art
•    Las Cosas Kitchen Shoppe & Cooking School
•    Paradigm Art Gallery
•    Queen’s Ransom
•    Arrediamo
•    Rancho Vistoso Andalusians
•    Romancing The Stone
•    San Juan Mountain Guides
•    Santa Fe Greenhouses / High Country Gardens
•    Santa Fe Animal Shelter
•    Santa Fe Reporter
•    Marty’s Personal Training
•    Marty’s Santa Fe Massage
•    Santa Fe Ski Team
•    Ski Santa Fe Ski Area
•    Sunrise Juice
•    Training Partners
•    Tresa Vorenberg Goldsmiths
•    Things Finer
•    The Santa Fe Catalog
•    Essentials Guide
•    Inside Santa Fe
•    El Palacio
•    The Sun
•    Maxim Magazine
•    The Santa Fean
•    Skiing Magazine
•    Powder Magazine
•    Outside Magazine
•    Paddler Magazine
•    Climbing
•    Revolution Press
•    Inner Circle Publishing
•    Slopes Magazine