Photographers Direct Newsletter: April 2006


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Newsletter April 2006


Dave Brosha, Aurora Skies, Canada
David Dawson, Dawsonpix, United Kingdom
Steve MacAulay, Steve MacAulay Photography, United States
Mike Spence, Grasstrax Images, United Kingdom
Andrew Gransden, Awg Photography, Scotland, UK
Chris Fairclough, Chris Fairclough Worldwide, United Kingdom
Simon Knight, Simon Knight Photography, United Kingdom
Christine Osborne, Christine Osborne Pictures, United Kingdom
Cheri Homaee, Digital Stock Photography, United States
Tony Price, Lordprice Collection, United Kingdom
Warren Jorgensen, Warren Jorgensen Photography, United States
David Knowles, DalynDigital Photography, United Kingdom
Geoff Dore, Geoff Dore Photography, United Kingdom
Mark Sunderland, Mark Sunderland Photography, United Kingdom
Fred Voetsch, Acclaim Images, United States
Alan Skyrme, Alan Skyrme Photography, Brazil
Michael DeFreitas, Travel Snaps, Canada
Glyn Satterley, Glyn Satterley Prints, United Kingdom
Justine Pickett, Papilio, United Kingdom


All these contributors and thousands of other sources of professional images can be found on the Photographers Direct website.

photo by Dave Brosha

Canada's Dave Brosha has made it his passion photographing the extreme North, from the majestic beauty of the High Arctic to the stunningly mysterious Aurora Borealis ("Northern Lights").

With his recently launched website, , Brosha has emerged as one of the world's top Aurora Borealis photographers. Offering an impressive sampling of his huge night photography library, gives details on both shooting this unique specialty and on obtaining his images for stock, editorial, or commercial needs.

His other website, showcases images from the polar regions.

Dave Brosha
Aurora Skies
phone: 867-920-7700

photo by David Dawson

Dawsonpix will be moving to their summer base in Denmark on 1st April 2006. Their contact phone number will change to +44 24808566

They will be available for assignments/commissions in Denmark, Scandinavia, Germany, Holland, and Northern Europe in general.

They will also be adding to their picture stocks with assignments covering Yacht Racing, Tall Ships Racing and Festivals, Powerboat Racing, Rock Festivals, Animals and Wildlife, and general travel pictures of Denmark and South Norway.


David Dawson
United Kingdom
phone: +44(0)7732 775006


photo by Steve MacAulay

Steve MacAulay is a adventure sport and adventure travel photographer based out of Seattle, WA. His vibrant images are characterized by unique and compelling angles and unusual points of view that truly draw you into the image. From mountain biking, sea kayaking, and climbing, to endurance sports and outdoors lifestyle imagery, there is an extensive library of images to choose from.

Adventure travel destinations with extensive coverage include Glacier Bay Alaska, Coastal British Columbia, Western U.S.A. (S.W. specialist) Guatemala, Belize, Honduras Bay Islands, Ecuador, Galapagos, Jungle, Peru, Machu Picchu, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Efficient, professional, friendly service, and competitive pricing/licensing agreements combine into a winning combination for photo buyers looking for new and exciting imagery!


Steve MacAulay
Steve MacAulay Photography
United States
phone: 206-290-1990


photo by Mike Spence

Mike Spence's recently updated web site contains his latest landscape, still life and abstract images. All the images are available to order online and can be supplied as 50mb (approx) tif images on CD or DVD. Prints are also available. For Further information please visit his web site.


Mike Spence
Grasstrax Images
United Kingdom
phone: 01492-531636



Andrew Gransden specialises in nature and wildlife photography with an interest in landscape and pictorial.

A 6-month assignment to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia in 2004 was a turning point in his career. His stay in these unique and remote islands in the Southern Ocean covered the arrival of the wildlife, through their breeding and nursing of their offspring. His work covers 4 types of penguin, 3 species of seal and many others.

Recent images include the majestic Red Kites in Mid Wales at the famous Gigrin Farm feeding station and his local Grey Seal colony near his home ground in North East Scotland.


Andrew Gransden
Awg Photography
Scotland, UK
phone: +44(0)1542 834944


CFW Ltd are continually adding to their FANTASTIC image collection online, so why not take a look and see what they have to offer.

Stunning new images include:

Hundreds of new CHINA and MUMBAI images will be added in the next few weeks, so keep checking to find spectacular images at incredible prices.

With over 40,000 digitized images CFW can search and submit specific images to fit your needs, so why not send them your lists today.

Chris Fairclough
Chris Fairclough Worldwide
United Kingdom
phone: 01547 540387

photo by Chris Fairclough

David Carter has recently joined Photographers Direct and is now promoting an interesting portfolio of images for you to study and purchase. His range of colour and black and white subjects is extensive and may provide you with just that "moment in time" that you need for your project.


United Kingdom
phone: 01935 862366


Simon Knight's new website is now up and running, specialising in natural world images including birds, butterflies, dragonflies, moths and landscapes.

Please feel free to browse and let him know what you think.

Simon Knight
Simon Knight Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01234 381417

photo by Simon Knight
photo by Christine Osborne

The World Religions Photo Library specialising in multi-faiths in more than 50 countries has new material from Claire Stout on Muslim wedding rituals in Aceh province of Indonesia. Other photographers have covered the Hindu spring festival of Holi in India and Easter rituals in Poland, Israel and the UK.

The library will be exhibiting at the BAPLA Picture Buyer's Fair held 10-11th May at the London Business Design Centre. We are on Gallery 19, so come and say hello!


Christine Osborne
Christine Osborne Pictures
United Kingdom
phone: 02077206951


photo by Cheri Homaee

New pictures have been added at Digital Stock Photography, the site of Cheri Homaee. Two new series have been added.


Cheri Homaee
Digital Stock Photography
United States
phone: 215-736-1406


photo by Tony Price

The Lordprice Collection is an unique assemblage of vintage painting and illustration, poster and advertisement imagery, photography and ephemera.

This month celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the greatest civil engineer of them all, and herewith a picture of the Great Eastern, his visionary great ship and one of several Brunel images on Photographers Direct.

The Lordprice website is aimed more at the public than the professional buyer, but if what you want isn't there, just ask – they will probably have it!


Tony Price
Lordprice Collection
United Kingdom
phone: 07801 837129


Warren Jorgensen will be traveling to North Carolina, Florida and around the northeastern US this Summer, adding to his collection of Americana, vintage motorcycling, vintage dirt track racing and general interest images. Stops along that trip include Charlotte NC, Charleston SC, Savanah GA, and Cedar Key FL. He will be adding to his coverage of the Erie Canal in NY and Victorian homes in Cape May NJ. Assignments will be accepted for coverage in any of these locales.

In April He will be launching his blog,, using it as a springboard for future travel and general interest photo features.

Warren Jorgensen
Warren Jorgensen Photography
United States
phone: 914 909 0982

photo by Warren Jorgensen

David Knowles is an avid Natural History fan with a lifelong interest in photography. This interest has been set ablaze with the introduction of Digital Imaging and he is increasing his portfolio with new images added weekly.

My aim is to provide a portfolio of high quality images to suit both specialist requirements and the needs of individuals who want a print for the wall.

Based in Bristol, his aim is to provide a portfolio of high quality images to suit both specialist requirements and the needs of individuals who want a print for the wall.

David Knowles
DalynDigital Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01454 885983

photo by David Knowles

Geoff Doré is an award-winning freelance professional photographer based in England. His website shows just a representative selection of images (currently around 1,100 online and counting) from his stock photolibrary of over 120,000 transparencies and digital images, covering a wide variety of subjects but with a special emphasis on nature/wildlife and landscape/travel imagery.

The website has keyword search and category search facilities, as well as extensive indexes, coupled with large clear thumbnail images, comprehensive image information, lightbox facility, and fast page-loading.

New images have recently been uploaded - to see just these images enter the following code number into the Search box on : 060412


Geoff Dore
Geoff Dore Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07041 514133


Mark Sunderland is a freelance landscape, travel and architecture photographer based in Yorkshire, England. He has photographed extensively in the USA, Europe, Patagonia and Yorkshire.

Mark shoots stock imagery and produces fine art prints of selected images. His current stock includes inspirational landscape work but also city photography including good coverage of Leeds, York, Bath and Bristol.

Recent shoots include Tenerife (January) and The Yorkshire Dales in winter. Planned shoots for 2006 currently include more Yorkshire images plus Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool and the Llangollen Canal (June).

If you are looking for images from these areas please get in touch!

Mark Sunderland
Mark Sunderland Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01423 550138

photo by Mark Sunderland

Acclaim Images offers up to 1,000 images per search page with a customizable width setting to fill up your big monitor with photos.

Their Super Search feature allows a visual search of thousands of images in just a few minutes allowing you to find the exact image you need faster than at any other stock photography site.

Acclaim Images covers all stock photo topics and offers RF and RM licensing as well as custom art prints.


Fred Voetsch
Acclaim Images
United States
phone: 888-618-8723


photo by Alan Skyrme

Alan Skyrme is currently travelling in Europe and will return to Brazil in May. He plans to be back in Europe in July. Commissions for Travel, Nature, Food or Fashion work in Europe or South America will be bookable to coincide with those travel plans.

Work from the current European trip will be available for view in mid-May.


Alan Skyrme
Alan Skyrme Photography
phone: 55 41 3018 8851



Canadian travel photographer Michael DeFreitas has just added 5000 new Antarctic, Amazon, Chile, Galapagos and Utah images to his stock of over 60,000 images from all over the world. Michael specializes in adventure/outdoor/nature images.

Future trips in 2006 include the Arctic, Northern Europe, Costa Rica and Alaska. Assignments welcome. Michael also writes and his stories appear in publications all over the world.


Michael DeFreitas
Travel Snaps
phone: 604-946-5505


photo by Glyn Satterley

Glyn Satterley - the Scottish based and highly acclaimed freelance photographer is launching his new website this month, with a superb range of images featuring: • golf • whisky • huntin - shooting - fishing • landscape • outdoor pursuits • buildings & interiors.

Have a look too at his distictive & very collectable range of Black & White, hand-made prints, in the B&W section of the site. These signed prints are available for sale @ £50 plus post, for a standard 16"x12" mounted image.


Glyn Satterley
Glyn Satterley Prints
United Kingdom
phone: 01875 853103


Papilio will be exhibiting at the BAPLA Picture Buyers Fair on the 10th & 11th May at the Business Design Centre London. Robert and Justine will be available to meet new and existing clients, and there will be a presentation of images on a large plasma screen plus printed literature.

Register for your ticket at:

If you cannot attend the show, please visit the searchable web site section for your wildlife needs. However if you do not see anything suitable please send an e-mail with your requirements and a picture search can be done of the off line collection and sent to you as low res files or a lightbox can be created.

Justine Pickett
United Kingdom
phone: 01227 360996

photo by Justine Pickett


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