Photographers Direct Newsletter: January 2009


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Newsletter January 2009


Jo Hunt, Jo Hunt Photography, United Kingdom
Mo Walker, SpiritPhotos, United Kingdom
Ariadne Van Zandbergen, The Africa Image Library, South Africa
Stephen Ross, Stephen Ross Photography, United Kingdom
Bert Wiklund, Bert Wiklund, Fotograf, Denmark
Laurie Allread, Laurie Allread Photography, United States
Alan Skyrme, Alan Skyrme Photography, Brazil
Paul Ellis, Pure-Nature, Canada
Kent Miller, Kent Miller Studios, United States
David Knowles, DalynDigital Photography, United Kingdom
Bjanka Kadic, Bjanka Kadic Photography, United Kingdom
Tamsyn Jarvis, Adams Picture Library T/a Apl, United Kingdom
Josef Fojtik, Josef Fojtik, Czech Republic
Bryan & Cherry Alexander, Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography, United Kingdom
Victor Englebert, Englebert Photography, United States
Steve MacAulay, Steve MacAulay Photography, United States
Kayte Deioma, Kayte Deioma Photography, United States
Patricia Fenn, Patricia Fenn Photography, Greece
Ottmar Bierwagen, Spectrum Photofile Inc., Canada
Niall Cotton, Niall Cotton Photography, United Kingdom


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

photo by Jo Hunt

Jo Hunt is an experienced travel photographer regularly taking commissions from leading UK holiday companies. Having just returned with a body of work from Morrocco, her next trip this February will be taking her to Malaysia, Thailand, and Australia including Western Australia. She would be happy to hear from anyone needing images from these areas.

Jo Hunt
Jo Hunt Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 0044 (0)7812 029780


Mo Walker is a London based photographer who specializes in travel, portrait, editorial and documentary photography.

Having travelled throughout the world and experienced many different cultures her work reflects her own distinct view of it.

Her images have been used in educational textbooks, for corporate publicity materials and fine art, as well as for advertising. Recent clients include: Hodder Education, Galore Park Publishing and The Bible Society.

She is happy to take on assignments. For more images visit her website.

Mo Walker
United Kingdom
phone: 07932 752865

photo by Mo Walker

The Africa Image Library is the personal library of Ariadne Van Zandbergen. It provides extensive coverage of the wildlife, cultures, architecture and scenery of Africa. The library is run by the photographer, who has an intimate knowledge of Africa - and her stock - and will deal personally with all requests, no matter how extensive or obscure. Ariadne has an exciting new collection of Botswana, Ethiopia and Tanzania images.

Ariadne Van Zandbergen
The Africa Image Library
South Africa
phone: +27 36 4481464

photo by Ariadne Van Zandbergen

Stephen Ross specialises in Travel and Landscape Photography capturing inspirational images from around the world. As Cuba celebrates 50 years of revolution, be sure to view the Cuba Collection at and see the icons, street life and people of cuba in 2008. You will also be able to see collections from Europe, Asia and Africa.

Stephen is available for assignments all over the world and is pleased to work with a wide range of travel, fashion and lifestyle publications. His many years of experience in advertising and marketing from the client side makes him particularly suited to projects in these sectors as well.

Stephen Ross
Stephen Ross Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 44 (0) 7979 648 753

photo by Stephen Ross

Kenya in February

In the month of February Bert Wiklund will be on assignment in Kenya. Mostly central and coastal areas. If you want images from Kenya please contact him.


Bert Wiklund
Bert Wiklund, Fotograf
phone: +45 97182335


Laurie Allread recently added images of Emperor Penguins with their chicks in their icey environement at Snow Hill, Antartica. Also, included are images of tabular icebergs and people interacting with nature.

From the end of December, she will be travelling to the Falklands Islands and Easter Island.

Laurie Allread
Laurie Allread Photography
United States
phone: 949 307 1053

photo by Laurie Allread
photo by Alan Skyrme

Currently in Cyprus, Alan Skyrme has recently been capturing commissioned and stock images in Paris, Veneto, Sicily, Dartmouth, Stonehenge and Paphos.

He will return to his studio base at the end of January where he will begin a new year of top quality Food, Nature and Travel photography - as well as planning tours into the Amazon and Pantanal of Brazil.


Alan Skyrme
Alan Skyrme Photography
phone: +44 07789 628956


Paul Ellis recently joined Photographers Direct. Based in British Columbia, Canada, he has a passion for wildlife photography. He works as a wilderness guide and combines his work with his enthusiasm for bringing wildlife to the attention of visitors to Wells Gray Park.

He has a new website where you can view his growing collection of wildlife and flowers.

Paul Ellis
phone: 250 674-2762

photo by Paul Ellis

Photographer Kent Miller is pleased to announce his move to Fashion Avenue in New York City. The studio is located in mid-town just above 34th St.

Please visit his website for more information, a blog, and an online portfolio.

Fashion, Music, Dance, Action Sports, Events, Celebrity, Corporate and Environmental Portraiture.

Kent will be covering Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC Feb. 13-20. Please contact the studio with image requests.


Kent Miller
Kent Miller Studios
United States
phone: 917 796-9177


photo by David Knowles

David Knowles has just returned from a cruise with Celebrity Cruises from San Diego in the US via Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and its wonderful Panama Canal, Colombia and then on to Ft Lauderdale back in the US. A small selection of the images from this trip have been uploaded (Panama Canal section) more from the others to follow. If you have an interest in this area I may have the image you want. Send me your requirements and I will upload relevant images. Images include animals, birds, shipping, the locks , culture and the wonderful sights of the Americas.


David Knowles
DalynDigital Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01454 885983


London-based photographer Bjanka Kadic has updated her website featuring travel photography from South America, Europe and Morocco.

Bjanka’s next trip, starting in February, is to Australia. She is available for commission.

Bjanka Kadic
Bjanka Kadic Photography
United Kingdom
phone: +44(0)77460 80698

photo by Bjanka Kadic

Enjoy the old and welcome the new!

At APL they are split evenly between enjoying the reflection of past images through the past four decades, but equally welcome refreshing new photography inspiring us all in 2009.

So this year APL will endeavour to revel in the fashion wonders of the 60s, 70s and 80s whilst keeping up to date with all that is new and contemporary, adding loads of lovely new photographs to their website daily.

APL is an independent photo library selling images at a competitive prices. It has an ever-expanding range of 22,000+ online images, Plus an archive of over 300,000 transparencies of fashion and general interst over the past 30 years.


Tamsyn Jarvis
Adams Picture Library T/a Apl
United Kingdom
phone: 01503 240475


Josef Fojtik is based in Prague, Czech Republic, and specialises in photography of mountains, landscapes, architecture and Prague. His website showcases pictures of Prague, Czech Republic, China, Dolomites, Madeira, sailing ships and Slovakia for calendars, books and posters.

Josef Fojtik
Josef Fojtik
Czech Republic

photo by Josef Fojtik

Arctic Photographers Bryan and Cherry Alexander took some spectacular photographs of clouds gathering in north west Greenland. They were featured in the MailOnline recently. Check them out here:


Bryan & Cherry Alexander
Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01258-473006


Victor Englebert has documented the lives and culture of more than 30 indigenous people in three continents. Which does not keep him from also reporting on less exotic people and locales, like Europe and North America. His last two stories were on Canada's Calgary Stampede and Acadia (New Brunswick). February will see him in Colombia, and spring in Belgium and Luxemburg.

Victor will be glad to take care of your own needs in those countries or, possibly, adjacent ones as well. Please have a look at his new web site and 3,000-strong and growing searchable database:

Victor Englebert
Englebert Photography
United States
phone: 1 610 965 0553

photo by Victor Englebert
photo by Steve MacAulay

Steve MacAulay is hitting the road again. This time he will be spending Febuary and March traveling in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Concentrating on adventure sports, cultural experiences, and sustainable tourism businesses, he would be happy to work with you on your upcoming project. If you have something specific you are in need of from these areas, don't hesitate to contact him.

Steve is an accomplished travel photographer whose work is regularly used by leading editorial and commercial clients - take this opportunity to get to know his compelling images and can-do work ethic - you won't regret it!


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


photo by Kayte Deioma

Kayte Deioma Photography has updated the website at and added new photos from Taiwan, Brazil and Belize to the online database of close to 5,000 photos. Over 100,000 additional digital images are cataloged off-line. Subjects include an extensive collection of photos of ethnic traditions and everyday life as well as travel and tourism images from the USA and around the world.

Other subjects recently uploaded include:
- The Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles
- Universal Studios Hollywood and CityWalk
- The Renaissance Pleasure Faire
- Feast of San Gennaro Italian Festival in LA
- Black and white world architecture photos
- Cancun and the Riviera Maya
- Reno and Lake Tahoe in winter

Kayte Deioma is available for assignments in Southern California and around the world.


Kayte Deioma
Kayte Deioma Photography
United States
phone: 562-434-6052


Patricia Fenn (PatriciaFennGallery) and Ian Andrews (TheWildlifeStudio)are happy to announce their Greek Island Photographic Holiday schedule for 2009.

Priced from only 399 pounds PP, which includes half board with no supplement for single rooms, all island minibus travel, tutorials, free use of photography peripherals, and fun quizzes with prizes from TheWildlifeStudio.

With a maximum of 8 photographers per trip, individual attention is guaranteed.

Patricia has lived in Greece for 15 years and enjoys capturing the ethnic lifestyle of island villagers' and also the indigenous wildlife. Her travel image clients include National Geographic, Frommer's Travel Guide, The Independent, Freelance Photography Made Easy and many more.

Contact Patricia or Ian through Photographers Direct, or their individual websites for a PDF brochure and the itinerary.

Patricia Fenn
Patricia Fenn Photography
phone: (0030) 28950 31149

photo by Patricia Fenn
photo by Ottmar Bierwagen

Spectrum Photofile is pleased to announce a new photographer to our fold. Peter Bowers specializes in nature, the kind of spectacular images that only Northern Canada can offer. Spectrum are also building a niche agency and website devoted exclusively to worldwide birds, with 17 bird photographers from every continent.

Wishing all of you a healthy and prosperous New Year of 2009.


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


photo by Niall Cotton

Annual Report, Editorial and Corporate photographer Niall Cotton has re-located to the South West of England.

Specialising in Architecture, Aerial, Aviation, Engineering and industrial photography - recent projects and stock images including a photographic essay on the making of Laphroaig whisky can be viewed on a new website -


Niall Cotton
Niall Cotton Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01225 760920




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