Erik S. Lesser
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Erik S. Lesser is a staff photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked for epa as a freelancer since 2003 before becoming a staffer in February 2012.
Erik has covered a variety of stories, including the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Hurricane Katrina, the US presidential campaign, various sporting events and other self-generated stories.
Before joining the epa staff, he regularly worked for The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, EFE, USA Today, AFP and others.