Geoffrey Biddle started taking photographs when he was a senior in high school, in 1967. He has been a location photographer, working for a wide variety of editorial and corporate clients, and he has taught photography extensively, including at Parsons School of Design, where he served as Assistant Chair of the Photography Department from 1994 to 2000. He has collaborated with his wife, Jane Gottesman, on two projects, Game Face: What Does A Female Athlete Look Like? and Showing. His books include Alphabet City (University of California Press, 1992), Sydney and Flora (Turtle Point Press, 2009), and God Bless America (2007). His work is in multiple collections, including the Museum of Modern Art. The Alphabet City photographs and papers were acquired by The New York Public Library in 2017. He is at work on a memoir entitled Rock in a Landslide.