Photographers Direct Newsletter: July 2009


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Newsletter July 2009


David Kimber, Car And Bike Photo Libraries, United Kingdom
Niels Poulsen, Niels Poulsen Photography, Denmark
Olaf Protze, Travelbild, Switzerland
Ruben Olavo Vicente, , Portugal
Stuart Silvermore, Silverport Pictures - Coast Photography, United Kingdom
Barry Johnson, Barry Johnson Photography, United Kingdom
Richard Osbourne, Richard Osbourne Photography, United Kingdom
Amrit Takhar, Amrit Takhar Photography, United Kingdom
Jeffrey Apoian, Jeffrey Apoian Photography, United States
Alan Skyrme, Alan Skyrme Photography, Brazil
Heidi Laughton, Heidi Laughton Photography, United States
George Gutenberg, George Gutenberg Architectural Photography, United States
Sam DAmico, Sam DAmico Photography, United States
Adrian Dorst, Adrian Dorst Photography, Canada
Ian McGirr, IMG Photography, United Kingdom


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

photo by David Kimber

The Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the most prestigious events in the motoring world, took place over the first weekend in July. Several of Car Photo Library's photographers were there to record the event and the pick of their images will soon be displayed on the library website,

Contact the library manager for more details.


David Kimber
Car And Bike Photo Libraries
United Kingdom
phone: 01202 528849


photo by Niels Poulsen

Niels Poulsen is a freelance photographer based in Copenhagen Denmark offering international assignments to the following locations.
August 2009: Copenhagen International Fashion Fair
September 2009: WorldSkills in Calgary Canada.
October 2009: IOC Session and XIII Olympic Congress Copenhagen Denmark
November 2009: Danish events in connection to the climate change conference COP15 in Copenhagen
December 2009: United Nations climate change conference COP15 in Copenhagen Denmark.

All the year round Niels is available for assignments in Scandinavia.

Niels produces strong, innovative, artistic and fresh images of people, travel, architecture, nature, sport, events, fashion and documentary. You can rely on the experience of 25+ years of professional photography. Have a look at his stock library at

Please call or email Niels to discuss details on commissioned assignments.


Niels Poulsen
Niels Poulsen Photography
phone: +45 2122 1539


photo by Olaf Protze

Swiss based travel photographer Olaf Protze, who is currently touring South East, Middle and North England has just added 2 more locations to his Summer photo tour and is traveling to Italy from end of July. He will follow the Ligurian Coast across Emilia-Romagna to the Adriatic Sea, taking pictures of about 180 sightseeing spots on the way. The complete itinerary will be published on his web page and his blog. For picture requests please contact him be email.


Olaf Protze
phone: +44-75-52980152



Ruben Vicente has just returned to his home town, Lisbon, Portugal.

In the last year and a half he had been living in Barcelona, Spain, where he has built an incredible collection of Barcelona images, some of which are currently being edited.

In the next weeks he will be travelling and photographing around Portugal. If you have any request for imagery, don't hesitate to contact him.


Ruben Olavo Vicente

phone: 00351966440518


photo by Stuart Silvermore

Silverport Pictures is Coast Photography - Need it. Want it. Get it.©

Stuart Silvermore is a photographer based in the Plymouth/South Hams area of Devon and he is keen on all coastal subjects including tall ships, yachts, boats, maritime history and attends nautical events in Devon, Cornwall and France.

The bright colours, marine light and rich maritime heritage of the region inspire Stuart’s style. With a website update soon to be announced, recent additions to the collection include Plymouth, Dartmouth and the French port of Roscoff.

During Summer 2009 he will be covering maritime events and is happy to help with any coast photography requests.

Stuart Silvermore
Silverport Pictures - Coast Photography
United Kingdom
phone: +44 (0) 1752 830590


Barry Johnson is travelling to New Hampshire in August and will be happy to take assignments for any requirements particularly in the White Mountains area and on to Quebec Canada. In September a 5 day trip to Torbay area in Devon will be included in this year's itinerary.
Next August 2010 a two week Madiera trip will be open for any needs while he is there.
Recently an assignment at Portmeirion was undertaken and the Managing Director said 'loved the pictures and could have selected many more' Happy to travel anywhere on assignments photographic.

Barry Johnson
Barry Johnson Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07899818981

photo by Barry Johnson
photo by Richard Osbourne

Leading UK photographic artist Richard Osbourne is proud to announce the launch of his latest volume of Art Images. Photographic Artworks Volume 3 is a stunning collection of 268 images in 9 tightly-edited galleries: Abstracts, Kinetic Abstracts, Bright Leaves, Cityscapes, Details of Nature, Forests, Landscapes, Skies and Wildflowers. All images are very high resolution digital files, suitable for enlargements up to 3 x 2m and all images are art images - they look fantastic on walls and have no signs of the modern world that will date them - cityscapes excluded of course.

Following hot on the heels of Panoramics Volume 1, both volumes can now be viewed at, which now contains all Richard Osbourne's art images in one place for the first time.

Both volumes are available now for licensing.


Richard Osbourne
Richard Osbourne Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01603 629437


photo by Amrit Takhar is a new website launched by freelance photographer Amrit Takhar.

The initial selection of 400 images highlights travel landscapes, iconic London skyline images as well as showcasing macro plant photography.

The images are suitable for calendars, cards, fine art prints, books and web design.

The website allows online purchase of a commercial license or a budget price can be negotiated by email.


Amrit Takhar
Amrit Takhar Photography
United Kingdom
phone: +44 1780 782342



New York City based photographer Jeffrey Apoian introduces a studio lighting workshop.
Jeffrey Apoian has been a professional photographer with a studio in SoHo for many years. His clients include Aveeno, Avon, Clairol, Hugo Boss, Lubriderm & Victoria's Secret. He has photographed such celebrities as Sting, Yoko Ono, Isabella Rossellini, Ellen Burstyn and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Please visit the workshop's website at Classes are forming for the weekends of July 24 & August 21st, 2009.

Quotes from recent students:
"I believe this class was a wonderful way to immerse myself in studio light and I’m more confident now; before I was scared of the studio."

"Great teacher! Very open and willing to help students. He showed us many options and helped us find answers to the problems we were faced with."

"It was great to have the classes in a real professionally equipped studio. I learned so much about portraits and glamour shots."

Any questions, please email:


Jeffrey Apoian
Jeffrey Apoian Photography
United States
phone: 212-431-5513


photo by Alan Skyrme

August sees the return of Alan Skyrme to his new studio in Natal in the Northeast of Brazil.

During the past two months he has been in UK, Cyprus and Veneto working on several ongoing projects. Images from these projects will be maqde available in our stock library later in August.


Alan Skyrme
Alan Skyrme Photography
phone: +55 9154 8850



Heidi Laughton shoots advertising and lifestyle photography on location, suitable for outdoor lifestyle brands, such as surfwear, skatewear, young fashion, sunglasses, footwear & headwear, sports action and adventure.

Recent clients include surfing and volleyball professionals, a childrens' t-shirt brand and Keen footwear.

Heidi is currently based in LA and available to travel. Please take a look at the recently updated website and contact Heidi should you wish to discuss any concepts.


Heidi Laughton
Heidi Laughton Photography
United States
phone: 3108834130


photo by George Gutenberg

Focused entirely on the Photography of Luxury Residential Architecture and Interior Design, George Gutenberg Architectural Photography has just added an extensive collection of architectural-type property-released Stock Images now available for licensing (including commercial use).

George is a high-resolution digital photography specialist with great spatial awareness,who maintains a very high technical proficiency, and who has a keen eye for capturing images that really "sell".

His high-impact interior shots, are often captured at night utilizing a mixture of sophisticated lighting techniques. The results are images that are rich in color, emotion and depth.

Sexy, Luxurious, and Inviting, are words often used in describing his Signature-Style Photography. A prolific photographer, he has close to one hundred magazine covers to his credit.

While based in Southern California, and in Las Vegas, George is available for assignments worldwide!


George Gutenberg
George Gutenberg Architectural Photography
United States
phone: (1) 760.578.7354



A summertime photograph by Sam D’Amico.

Colorful Beach Umbrellas Fair Weather Sky.

Sam D'Amico is a freelance photographer and educator based in Washington DC, USA. Working in the manner of a photojournalist, he creates original photographs that can be licensed for rights managed editorial and commercial use.


Sam DAmico
Sam DAmico Photography
United States
phone: 202.483.3210


photo by Adrian Dorst

Adrian Dorst is pleased to announce the publication of his latest book, Reflections at Sandhill Creek; Meditations on the Wild West Coast. This 112 page book, published by Harbour, includes a collection of some of his most evocative images taken on the western shores of Vancouver Island, accompanied by quotes of wisdom by great men and women from around the world. Not only is this a visual feast, but the words are inspiring, life-affirming and thought-provoking. The book is available in book stores throughout North America or can be purchased online.


Adrian Dorst
Adrian Dorst Photography
phone: (250) 725-1243


photo by Ian McGirr

IMG Photography
Ian McGirr is travelling to the Scottish Highlands in October (specific dates to be confirmed) to undertake two assignments for local businesses.
Being an enthusiastic hill walker / scrambler, he has decided to mix business with pleasure and extend the time of his stay to take in and photograph the beauty and magnificence of this area.
He has also undertaken the services of two experienced guides to try and capture images of the annual deer rut as well as other wildlife.
If anyone would like Ian to undertake any specific requirement or assignment while there, please contact him.


Ian McGirr
IMG Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01536 508075




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