Home About Weddings Photography Prints Books & Store Services Guided Trips Resources Contact

Matt Leidecker Photography - Home Page

News and Updates

Middle Fork Guidebook wins the National Outdoor Book Awards!

The winners of this annual award program represent some of the finest outdoor writing and artwork being published today. The NOBA Foundation, Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education sponsor the awards program.

The purpose of the Awards is to recognize and encourage outstanding writing and publishing. Each fall in early November, the NOBA Foundation announces the winners of nine separate categories. The Middle Fork Guidebook took index top honors in the Outdoor Guidebook category.

Idaho Whitewater Safety & Rescue Offers its 2007 course schedule

Matt has worked for over 15 years as a whitewater rafting, climbing, and backcountry ski guide. He maintains close ties with several Idaho outfitters to create custom guided adventures in the wilds of Idaho. He is also a founding member of Idaho Whitewater Safety and Rescue which offers whitewater rescue courses in various locations throughout the state.To learn more about these unique and exciting trips visit the "Guided Trips" link above.


Matt in the Sawtooths.

Matt Leidecker Photography is based in the mountain town of Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho. With an extensive background in the outdoor industry, Matt offers a broad range of services to businesses looking for unique, high quality images. In addition to offering assignment, stock, and marketing photography, Matt offers a wide array of computer and digital services including photo editing, graphic and website design services. From outdoor photography, to wedding, events, and architecture assignments, Matt's high quality digital capture offers a fast and seamless transition from image creation to final application.



Idaho River Publications LLC is Matt's publishing company that distributes and sells his photography and guidebooks. .

Impassable Canyon - Journey down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River (Sun Valley Press) was published in 2002. This stunning book of photography and essays captures the essence of Idaho's most famous wilderness River.

Middle Fork of the Salmon River - A Comprehensive Guide is a waterproof floaters guide to the Middle Fork. Released in the spring of 2006, this new guide is jam-packed with essential information for running the Middle Fork. It recently received top honors in the National Outdoor Book Award competition (see right sidebar).


Online Photo Galleries are a great way to enjoy Matt's photography. This site hosts a large collection of western river images, and a variety of action, scenic, and adventure photography from a variety of locations throughout the intermountain west. Many of the images are available for purchase as fine art prints.


Idaho Powder Skiing

Custom Guided Adventures - Matt has worked for over 15 years as a whitewater rafting, climbing, and backcountry ski guide. He maintains close ties with several Idaho outfitters to create custom guided adventures in the wilds of Idaho.

Idaho Whitewater Safety and Rescue (Matt is a founding member) offers whitewater rescue courses in various locations throughout the state. To learn more about these unique and exciting trips visit the Guided Trips page.