Ted Spiegel

Ted Spiegel is a freelance photographer with unique seven-decade career. His iconic images have been sent out on the Voyager space crafts, turned into stamps, and inspired a Grammy winning song, Royals, by Lorde.

He is a member of The Photo Society and represented by
Geo Image Collection.


His images represent all 50 states of the United States, over 60 countries, more than 20 books, covering periods of history, geographic regions, science, sports, industry, and the environment. He has also published nearly 40 years of the Hudson Valley River Calendar. He has over 1400+ images available to license with the Geo Image Collection.

Iconic JFK  Image

Ted made this image in Seattle, WA, in 1960 while John F. Kennedy campaigned for president. This stamp commemorated the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963).

National Geographic Magazine

Ted has over 20 published articles and books over 25 years freelancing for National Geographic Magazine. He won numerous awards in the Annual Pictures of the Year Competition.

Over Twenty Books

Ted has contributed to over 20 books. They covered the Renaissance, the Caribbean, Vikings, multiple cities, and many regions.

Hudson Valley Photographic Books:

  • American Treasure: The Hudson River Valley (1986)
  • Saratoga (1988)
  • West Point (1991)
  • Gardens of the Hudson River Valley (1996)
  • The West Point Guide (1999)
  • New York’s Hudson – America’s Valley (2000)
  • West Point: The First 200 Years (2002)
  • Hudson Valley Voyage (2007)


Hudson Valley Calendars

Ted and his family have lived in the Hudson Valley in NY, since 1978. He has published a Hudson River Valley Calendar for over 30 years.


Ted Spiegel
Fishkill, NY 12524



Geo Image Collection