Photographers Direct Newsletter: February 2011


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Newsletter February 2011


Martyn Chillmaid, Martyn Chillmaid Photography, United Kingdom
David Cordner, The Stock Library, United Kingdom
Bob Tetro, Photo Journeys Abroad, United States
Peter M. Wilson, Peter M. Wilson Photography, United Kingdom
Ariadne Van Zandbergen, The Africa Image Library, South Africa
Asian Images, Asian Images, United Kingdom and Asia
Sheila Smart, Sheila Smart Photography, Australia
Hugh Penney, Handknittedphotos, United Kingdom
Victor Englebert, Victor Englebert, United States


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

photo by Martyn Chillmaid

Education, education, education.

From fjords to fume cupboards, farmyards to vineyards and foreign languages to food and drink, Martyn F Chillmaid specialises in providing thousands of words-worth of pictures to Europe’s finest educational publishers.

With over four decades of cultural, scientific, historic and wildlife photography at his disposal, as well as a growing library of broadcast quality HD video, Martyn’s portfolio celebrates the wonders of the world around us.

Clients include the BBC, Science Museum London, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University, Design Council UK, Scholastic, Nelson Thornes, Harper Collins, Hodder Wayland, Mifflin and Pearson.


Martyn Chillmaid
Martyn Chillmaid Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01527459751


photo by David Cordner

Do you need images that engage with your clients? 

The Stock Library offers you involving, compelling images that help tell stories and makes finding the right images easy. There are galleries to browse or you can search all their images and instantly download the picture/s that are just right for you.

The Stock Library is always being updated with fresh images, from people to places, food and our lives around us. If you can’t find that perfect image you can commission them to shoot it for you, just go to


David Cordner
The Stock Library
United Kingdom
phone: +44 (0)78 5422 5363


photo by Bob Tetro

Bob Tetro spent the entire month of December traveling a region that included New Mexico and Arizona. While not exclusively, his primary photography focus included Monument Valley, Albuquerque's historic Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Shops and the Radio telescopes Very Large Array some 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico.


Bob Tetro
Photo Journeys Abroad
United States
phone: Tel: +1 703 820 6285


photo by Peter M. Wilson

With bases in the UK and South America, Peter M. Wilson has photographed assignments in various locations throughout Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Aside from being available for commissioned work, his extensive image collection can be searched directly through his website.

Peter M. Wilson
Peter M. Wilson Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07779 625016

photo by Ariadne Van Zandbergen

The Africa Image Library has a new improved website with online buying and download facilities. Picture researchers will find it easy to find any African picture requirements on the site. Lightboxes with star ratings, quotation requests and much more is streamlined and user-friendly. It provides extensive coverage of the wildlife, cultures, architecture and scenery of Africa.


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


Asian Images is one of the most exciting travel portfolios to emerge in recent years. This collection contains dynamic, intimate and captivating images from all over Asia
and beyond.

Asian Images
Asian Images
United Kingdom and Asia
phone: +628990115632

photo by Asian Images
photo by Sheila Smart

Sydney photographer, Sheila Smart, is exhibiting her work at the Brick Lane Gallery, London from 16th March to 28th March 2011. Her work mainly consists of candid street images taken at her favourite location at Sydney's famous Circular Quay. Sheila is an internationally award winning photographer and has had her work published around the world. She is also a Getty Images contributor.


Sheila Smart
Sheila Smart Photography
phone: 61 2 9918 6070


photo by Hugh Penney

Hugh Penney runs 'handknittedphotos' which specializes in travel and outdoor photography, and in particular caving.

His photos have been published by National Geographic Traveler and Lonely Planet as well as UK caving magazines.

Handknittedphotos' general travel photography stock includes out of the way locations such as Siberia and Oman.

Other outdoor activities covered incude hillwalking, sailing, climbing and canyoning.

Examples can be seen at the website or contact Hugh with any queries or requests.


Hugh Penney
United Kingdom
phone: 0191 373 3901


photo by Victor Englebert

Victor Englebert's photography has documented the daily lives and cultures of 35 indigenous peoples in three continents. His photo stories have been published by National Geographic (nine times), Smithsonian, International Wildlife, Natural History, the German and French GEOs, the London Times, Archaeology, Islands, and other magazines. He is the sole photographer of 17 photo books, including Aborigines of the Rain Forest: the Yanomami, and award-winning Wind, Sand, and Silence: Travels with Africa's last Nomads.


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




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