Photographers Direct Newsletter: May 2009


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Newsletter May 2009


Paul Williams, Paul Williams Studio Ltd, United Kingdom
Bruce & Mary Lou Dickson, Bruce & Mary Lou Dickson Photography, United States
Patricia Fenn, Patricia Fenn Photography, Greece
Rudolf Abraham, Rudolf Abraham Photography, United Kingdom
Bob Pardue, Bob Pardue Photography, United States
Alan Skyrme, Alan Skyrme Photography, Brazil
Olaf Protze, Travelbild, Switzerland
Ariadne Van Zandbergen, The Africa Image Library, South Africa
Jim Whitmer, Jim Whitmer Photography, United States
Chris Barton, Chris Barton Travel Photography, Canada


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

photo by Paul Williams

SLOVENIA, CROATIA, MONTENEGRO, ITALY and SICILY. Paul Williams is making a 7 weeks trip photographing these countries from May. If you have any subjects you would like covering send your requirements by email and photographs can be sent by ftp. As Paul now has an additional base in Budapest he intends to cover Eastern Europe over the next few years, so please let him have any requests to add to his shot lists.


Paul Williams
Paul Williams Studio Ltd
United Kingdom
phone: 0207 387 2637



Dickson Images presents the Environmentally Responsible photography of Bruce & Mary Lou Dickson, a tightly edited collection of nature, wildlife, landscape and underwater images from the Americas and farther afield. Where appropriate, images are cataloged with correct Genus and species naming. The collection is available as Rights Managed Stock at Photographers Direct and other agencies, and also as fine art prints directly from

The Dicksons are available for assignment above and under water. Currently scheduled locations for 2009 include the Bay Islands of Honduras, Belize, Michigan, Florida and Scotland. Bruce is an experienced Underwater Photographer and Scuba Instructor with a variety of classes and workshops available both locally in North Carolina and on location around the world.


Bruce & Mary Lou Dickson
Bruce & Mary Lou Dickson Photography
United States
phone: 919 6567560


photo by Patricia Fenn

Wedding, travel and wildlife photography in Greece by Patricia Fenn. Any location. Fast efficient service. Affordable prices.

Patricia is a well published and commissioned photographer working out of the Greek islands. She also provides budget photographic holidays in remote Crete for the more adventurous photographer wishing to expand his/her portfolio with shots of ethnic life and local wildlife.


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


photo by Rudolf Abraham

Award-winning travel writer and photographer Rudolf Abraham recently returned from Croatia, with sunny images of Zagreb during Easter, including the newly-renovated St Marks church and the facade of Zagreb's cathedral. Other recent trips include Torres del Paine national park in Chile, and the Ala Daglar mountains in eastern Turkey.
Rudolf has been travelling to and photographing Croatia for more than ten years, and his comprehensive collection of images of this country ranges from remote mountain areas and national parks to historic architecture, and general travel/lifestyle shots. He will be back in Croatia in July, based in Korcula but also visiting Dubrovnik, Hvar and Split. Enquiries/commissions welcome.

Rudolf Abraham
Rudolf Abraham Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07789936507


Carolina Images? Experienced SC travel photographer Bob Pardue has just rewritten his website to reflect interesting photos from the North and South Carolina areas. You can search rights managed stock photos by keyword or contact Bob with specific requests for your travel brochures, school textbooks or publication. Talk to Bob today about your Carolina photo needs.

Bob Pardue
Bob Pardue Photography
United States
phone: 803-286-0320

photo by Bob Pardue
photo by Alan Skyrme

Alan Skyrme Photography is relocating its studio from Curitiba in the south of Brazil to Natal in the northeast of Brazil at the end of May. Contact details (phone and email) will remain unchanged. We will try to minimise any disruption to customer service during the move though this will only take a few days at most.

In parallel with the relocation, Alan Skyrme will be travelling to Cyprus to complete a project in the Paphos region of the island and is scheduled to return to Natal in August.


Alan Skyrme
Alan Skyrme Photography
phone: +55 9154 8850


photo by Olaf Protze

Swiss based Travel Photographer Olaf Protze has finalized and published the itinerary for his England travel this Summer which will take him to more than 80 locations in South East and Middle England, as well as Wales.

For detailed information and the travel locations please visit his homepage or call his mobile phone +44-755-2980152


Olaf Protze
phone: +44-755-2980152


photo by Ariadne Van Zandbergen

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 South Africa images.


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



Two new galleries of creative travel-related images have been added to Jim Whitmer's stock photo site. Unique and fresh images from Italy, France and Greece are now available for immediate download from his stock photo site. Direct links:

Fine Art:

Creative Travel Images:


Jim Whitmer
Jim Whitmer Photography
United States
phone: 630-653-1344


Chris Barton has a growing number of carefully edited seasonal winter images suitable for calendars, fine art prints and greeting cards. Images range from snowy scenics of countryside, wilderness and old buildings to animals, wildlife and festive lights.

Samples can be viewed here:

Chris Barton
Chris Barton Travel Photography
phone: 604 738 5147

photo by Chris Barton


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