Photographers Direct Newsletter: May 2006


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Newsletter May 2006


John Lander, John Lander Photography, Japan
Stephen Ingham, Ingham Photo, Inc., United States
Kelly Fajack, Kelly Fajack Photography, United States
Paul Mayall, Paul Mayall Photography, Germany
Derek Pearce, DPhoto Studios, United Kingdom
Nikhilesh Haval, Nikreations, United Kingdom
Graham Harrison, Harripix, United Kingdom
Royce Bair, Stock Solution, United States
Roderick Eime, Travography, Australia
Fred Voetsch, Acclaim Images, United States
Andrew Holt, Andrew Holt Photography, United Kingdom
david browning, Toadhall, United Kingdom
Ottmar Bierwagen, Spectrum Photofile Inc., Canada
Ole Jensen, OJPHOTOS.COM, Denmark
Michael kahn, Michael Kahn Inc., United States
Geoff Dore, Geoff Dore Photography, United Kingdom
Nina Raingold, Adams Picture Library T/a Apl, United Kingdom
Harold Stinnette, Harold R. Stinnette Photo Stock, United States
Malcolm Brice, Azure Republic, Spain
Carmen Swanepoel, Images Of Africa, South Africa


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

photo by John Lander

Asian Images - the online archive for colorful and dynamic images of Asia's people, architecture, festivals and landscapes. On the searchable web archive, you will find galleries of Asia's most exciting destinations: Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

John Lander, photographer and travel writer, has been based in Japan for more than 25 years and constantly adding to his collections. He is also available for custom projects in Japan. John's busy summer schedule includes shoots in Beijing China, Ulan Batur Mongolia, Izu Japan, and Halong Bay Vietnam.

Contact him before May 28 should you need special requirements of those places.

John Lander
John Lander Photography
phone: 046-871-9096

photo by Stephen Ingham

Ingham Photo owns the historically valuable stock photography collection of the former PhotoArt Studios of Portland, Oregon. This collection contains hundreds of rare images of the Northwest from the 1900's to the present. Please visit


Stephen Ingham
Ingham Photo, Inc.
United States
phone: 503-830-0763


photo by Kelly Fajack

Kelly Fajack's work frequently appears in magazines and galleries worldwide. Even on African currency!

Kelly specializes in advertising, editorial, lifestyle/travel and reportage. Check out his new pictures from Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia at


Kelly Fajack
Kelly Fajack Photography
United States
phone: 310.493.3686



Paul Mayall's Photoshoot Schedule

Now Photographing the island of Joust North Germany until 27th May 2006
Beer gardens and summer activities in Munich Germany
Travelling throughout Australia from 1st November 2006 until 1st April 2007

If you would like to see images or have some special requests from these areas lease contact him via email.

The Australian Photographer Paul Mayall shows a wide variety of images from Europe and Australia. Based near Munich, Germany, he offers eye catching pictures of: Animals - landscape - People - Flowers - and Symbolic.

His work has been published in Newspapers, Magazines, Present Books, Calenders, Hardback Covers, and has produced several Photobooks with his wife, German author Barbara Veit, as well as stocking high profile Photo Archives within Germany.

His seasonal portfolio can be sampled on his website.


Paul Mayall
Paul Mayall Photography
phone: 49 0 08051 967753


photo by Derek Pearce

Gloucestershire, UK. DPhoto have a new 850 square foot studio facility, just 1 mile from J12 of the M5. Modern business park location, meeting and hospitality facilities available, call or email for more details.


Derek Pearce
DPhoto Studios
United Kingdom
phone: 01452 886392


Nikhilesh Haval's company, NiKreationS, is a new kid on the block, specialising in Travel destination photography with emphasis on "Way of life". His main activity is taking up travel assignments and commissions anywhere in the world. His growing stock photography collection comprises of unique images from various places including India, Italy and the UK. Based in South Oxfordshire UK, he can photograph at short notice, famous tourist destinations like Oxford, London, Bath, Bristol and the picturesque Cotswolds.

Nikhilesh Haval
United Kingdom
phone: +44 (0) 7929305247

photo by Nikhilesh Haval

After working in Russia in 2004 and Iran in 2005, Graham Harrison is concentrating on building an exclusive archive on life and culture in the historic city of Oxford, England. The archive is to be called The Oxford Year.

Graham Harrison
United Kingdom
phone: 07974 357 117

photo by Graham Harrison
photo by Royce Bair

The Stock Solution is the creative choice for photo researchers and art directors who want to find fresh visual solutions. UPGRADE your photo search with:

- Free instant "comp" downloads (no watermarks)
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- Online pricing: purchase & instantly download
- Both Royalty-free & Rights-managed images
- 200,000+ images. 20,000 added each month
- Over 750 photographers worldwide

Photographer inquiries are welcome.

(Photo credit: Howie Garber - image #284690 - "Chinese woman fishing with Cormorants, Li River, near Guilin, China.")


Royce Bair
Stock Solution
United States
phone: 801-366-0430


Roderick Eime, Sydney-based adventure travel writer and photographer has some exciting destinations coming up in 2006.

Following on from rewarding expeditons to Papua New Guinea, the Siberian Arctic and Alaska in 2005, Rod is scheduled to travel to Timor, Arnhem Land, Melanesia, Vietnam and return to PNG before the end of this year.

Travelling in search of emerging soft adventure destinations, in the last ten years Rod had has visited Antarctica, Madagascar, South Africa, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hawaii, China, Ecuador and New Zealand.

Even if you don’t need travel images or stories at present, please drop me a line and we can stay in touch.

Roderick Eime
phone: +61.418.214.028

photo by Roderick Eime

Acclaim Images now has over 100,000 images and has also added online pricing and delivery of RM images. RF images are also available.

The focus of Acclaim Images is to have the best stock photography web site coupled with the best customer service in the business.

Key features of Acclaim Images:

* Wide Selection of Images
* 1,000 Images Per Search Page
* Full-Featured Lightboxes
* 640 x 480 Comps
* Personal, In-House Customer Service
* Free Image Research


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


photo by Andrew Holt

Andrew Holt travelled to Turkey to see the 2006 total eclipse of the sun and also recently visited Budapest.


Andrew Holt
Andrew Holt Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 020 84441888


photo by David Browning

Toadhall Photos cover a whole range of subjects from close-ups of plants to tattoo artists. They travel extensively in the UK and parts of Europe and have an eclectic collection of topical photos. Toadhall would particularly be able to supply pictures of Lincolnshire and Suffolk. A regular sailor on the East coast, David Browning can supply pics of barges, sailing boats, Suffolk rivers and sunsets.


David Browning
United Kingdom
phone: 00 44 1733 563936


photo by Ottmar Bierwagen

Spectrum Photofile is proud to add a new photographer to their roster- Ray Barlow, a nature photographer who got the photo bug late in life, but as you can see has more than made up for that time with an amazing eye and gritty determination to wander into swamps in hipwaders to get the " right stuff". Spectrum Photofile has more than 200,000 rights protected images from A-Z. They are especially strong in wildlife and North America and invite you to browse their website. Based in Canada, they are able to deliver high res TIFFs within the hour.


Ottmar Bierwagen
Spectrum Photofile Inc.
phone: 1-647-288-1396


photo by Ole Jensen

Danish photographer Ole Jensen displays on his site OJPHOTOS.COM a special portfolio from Turkish Istanbul with great stills from the Spice Bazaar, the fabulous Grand Bazaar and of course this city's many great landmarks, historical sites and wonderful people.

He also has a special feature on the old Polish city of Cracow.

During the next couple of month Ole will be working on updating his Denmark portfolio and would appreciate hearing from you should you have any kind of Danish or Scandinavian projects in mind.


Ole Jensen
phone: 45 40 13 58 88


photo by Michael Kahn

Millions of people have viewed Michael Kahn's stunning sailing and seascape photographs in calendars, cards, and posters. In the past ten years he has been featured in over thirty international magazines. Michael’s fine art photographs have been exhibited in art galleries and museums throughout the world.

Michael Kahn is currently accepting assignments and his stock library is available for licensing and publishing. To learn more about his work please visit


Michael Kahn
Michael Kahn Inc.
United States
phone: 6103839250


Geoff Doré is an award-winning freelance professional photographer based in England. His website shows just a representative selection of images (currently around 1,200 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 subject 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 : 060512

Geoff Dore
Geoff Dore Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07041 514133 or 01202 315326

photo by Geoff Dore

APL is proud to announce a series of photographic exhibitions selected from its vast collection of worldwide photography. The first in this series – From Reality to Abstraction - is currently on show at the Union Bar in Paddington, London and reflects the broad range of abstract photography represented by APL.

The second exhibition in the series – The Art of Kitsch – has just commenced at the trendy Bush Bar in Shepherds Bush, London and consists entirely of vintage fashion photography from the APL collection.

For further information please visit:


Nina Raingold
Adams Picture Library T/a Apl
United Kingdom
phone: 0208 964 8007


Harold R. Stinnette is a digital photographer based in Tennessee, United States. He specializes in outdoor, travel and outdoor action photography. In the last year he has been building a strong portfolio of kayaking images in East Tennessee. His images show strong action and powerful emotions. He also covers other aspects of life in Tennessee and is available for assignment in Tennessee and other locations.

Harold Stinnette
Harold R. Stinnette Photo Stock
United States
phone: 423-365-9944

photo by Harold Stinnette

Azure Republic
Working beteween Spain and England Malcolm has many years experience as a photographer with the majority of work being divided between Advertising, Editorial, Fine Art and Travel.
Currently adding a host of new images, including a great variety of subjects to his growing online collection. Many new images include 'First time use/rights' available.

Malcolm cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia como fotógrafo profesional especializado en publicidad, editorial, bellas artes y viajes. Actualmente ha agregado imágenes nuevas a su creciente colección, incluyendo además imágenes con "First time use/rights". De hoy está trabajando entre españa y inglaterra.

Malcolm Brice
Azure Republic
phone: 00 34 636 729281

photo by Malcolm Brice
photo by Carmen Swanepoel

Visit Images of Africa to view their wonderful growing selection of unique African images. Over 40,000 images available to view!

Contact them for wildlife, concept, extreme sport, flora, food, people and culture, travel and locations, tribal and marine - or visit their website for an African experience.


Carmen Swanepoel
Images Of Africa
South Africa
phone: + 27 (021) 462 4360




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