Photographers Direct Newsletter: May 2011


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Newsletter May 2011


Witold Skrypczak, Witold Photography, United States
Anatoly Pronin, Pronin Photography, United States
Giovanni Savino, Magnetic Art, United States
pipe caparros cruz, Digicomphoto Agency Press, Spain
Derek Galon, Derek Galon Photography, Canada
Mark Elliott, Mark Elliott Photography, United Kingdom
Mike Greenslade, Mike Greenslade Photography, Australia
Roland Bouvier, Roland Bouvier Photography, France
Judah S. Harris, Judah S. Harris Photo Workshops, United States


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

photo by Witold Skrypczak is the website of photographer and writer Witold Skrypczak. Based in Texas and Poland, he specializes in travel, landscape and outdoor activity, shooting primarily in the American Southwest, Rocky Mountains of Colorado and Sierra Nevada in California, often visiting less popular but very attractive locations. He has extensive coverage of Mexico, including photos of spectacular locations at Baja California. In Europe, his focus is Central and Eastern Europe, the Swiss Alps and the Dolomites of Italy.

His images appeared on dozens of book and magazine covers, including two recent Lonely Planet guidebooks: Discover California and Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan.

In the next two months, Witold will be shooting again in West Texas, New Mexico, Utah and the Colorado Rockies. Feel free to contact him if you have any particular needs in the area. Please check the subject listings of Witold's stock images at his website.


Witold Skrypczak
Witold Photography
United States
phone: 407-754-5131


photo by Anatoly Pronin

Photo "Evening. Manhattan Skyline" belongs to a collection of images of the World Trade Center (New York), destroyed by terrorists 10 years ago. Anatoly Pronin specializes in architectural and travel photography. The subjects of his work are historical places and people, city views and landmarks, art and nature. His personal stock contains thousands of b/w and color images of France, England, Spain, Italy, Syria (Damascus), USA, as well as Russia.

He has been exhibited in Russia, Germany, Scotland, Belgium, France, South Africa, India, The United States, and published internationally. A wide selection of his photographs is in the permanent collection St. Petersburg’s museums, Russia as well as other museums worldwide.

Anatoly Pronin
Pronin Photography
United States
phone: (203)469-0341

photo by Giovanni Savino

Magnetic Art, from its headquarter in New York City (USA) and field production office in Santiago De Los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) offers a vast searchable database of over one hundred thousand photographs as well as digital video footage from remote rural locations in the Dominican Republic and the Dominican-Haitian border.

Visual materials range from exhaustive photo-reportage of lifestyle and social issues, to folkloric and religious events, including a large selection of images from Voodoo ceremonies, Fiestas de Palo, traditional music, environmental portraiture, architecture, family life, children, commerce, food, education, transportation, cigar-making etc.

All photos are high resolution digital format and a number of equirectangular panoramic images are also available in QTVR format, allowing panning and zooming within a 360 degrees image, ideal for web use. While continuing to build up what to this day is probably one of the largest Dominican pictorial databases in the USA, MAGNETIC ART offers their customers on demand photographic services both in the Caribbean region, the USA, and worldwide. Please contact Mr Giovanni Savino at Magnetic Art for further information or to discuss your specific image needs.


Giovanni Savino
Magnetic Art
United States
phone: 917 4039811


photo by Pipe Caparros Cruz

Images of popular culture in Spain are available from the photo stock of Digicomphoto Agency Press. Folklore, festivals and traditions in Andalusia, its peoples, their way of life and emotions. Digicomphoto have a wide range of conceptual images for publishing. You can visit their photo stock at:


Pipe Caparros Cruz
Digicomphoto Agency Press
phone: +34-661770075


photo by Derek Galon

Award-winning, well published veteran photographer Derek Galon, will be shooting for a client in Barbados in June/July. He can undertake an additional, discounted commission for architecture, landscape, or editorial photography (including panoramas) in Barbados or other Eastern Caribbean islands at that time. Tropics are his specialization and passion. Stock images and travel assignment work also available.

If you are ready for the difference made by more colorful, more memorable, more vibrant photos - see more info at: and


Derek Galon
Derek Galon Photography
phone: 250-3600123


photo by Mark Elliott

Creative U.K. Photographer Mark Elliott is pleased to announce the launch of his new website:

Mark specialises in portrait, commercial and event work and is based in Cumbria, U.K.

See his blog for his latest work:


Mark Elliott
Mark Elliott Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07964 887 338


Mike Greenslade is a commercial and fine art photographer based in Northern NSW, Australia. He is presenting a new body of work at The Barrett Galleries, Alstonville, NSW, 2477 from 14th May - 25th June. Entitled, "Beneath the Surface" it explores the effects of time and the elements on the hulls of boats. The resulting images are what Mike calls' "found pantings", abstract, pre-existing artworks brought to life by the camera. There is a sneak preview on Mike's website in the personal work section and all images are available as limited edition prints and can be licenced on a Rights managed basis. Mike welcomes inquiries from galleries and agents.

Mike Greenslade
Mike Greenslade Photography
phone: (+61) 02 66287587

photo by Mike Greenslade

After the island of Pomègues comes the island of Ratonneau, with fine weather and breathtaking views on Château d'If (the fortress where Edmond Dantès Earl of Montecristo was supposed to be jailed,according to the novel by Alexandre Dumas).

Marseilles-based photographer Roland Bouvier has many new images from these locations.

Images are available on his website at Photodeck Marseille) with much more in stock. Free videos are available, just ask.

Roland Bouvier
Roland Bouvier Photography

photo by Roland Bouvier

The next time you visit New York, sign up for a photo lesson or photo walking tour with Judah S. Harris, one of New York City's top photographers. Judah's photojournalism, portraiture, and fine art photographs have appeared on the pages of The New York Times, on the covers of more than 40 novels, in visual arts magazines, and in gallery and museum exhibition.

His personalized photo classes and Walk Manhattan Photo Tours are an exceptional way to to see the city while improving your photography skills and visual acumen. Picture editors and art directors will find Judah's teaching style and creativity inspiring and beneficial to their personal and professional lives.

In the classes and photo tours, you'll get to explore both popular New York City sites as well as off-the-beaten path NYC neighborhoods and locations that offer a richness of scenery and human drama. Choose from group lessons and photo tours, or private one-on-one coaching.

You can view some of the current class offerings at the Judah S. Harris Photo Workshops and Walk Manhattan Photo Tours website. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list to receive news about updated schedules, including new workshops and tours in other cities and international destinations.

Judah looks forward to meeting you on your next visit to New York!

Judah S. Harris
Judah S. Harris Photo Workshops
United States
phone: 718.380.7945

photo by Judah S. Harris


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