Photographers Direct Newsletter: March 2014


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Newsletter March 2014


Thomas Angus, Studyshots Educational Photography, United Kingdom
Christine Osborne, Christine Osborne Pictures, Australia
Dave Reede, Dave Reede Photography, Canada
David Kilpatrick, Icon Publications Ltd, United Kingdom
Phil Clarke Hill, Phil Clarke Hill Photography, Brazil
Richard Peel, Richard A. Peel Photography, United Kingdom
Richard Ellis, Richard Ellis Photography, United States
Lars-Olof Nilsson, Medium Text & Bild, Sweden
Austin Taylor, Austin Taylor Photography, United Kingdom
Winston Fraser, Fraser Photos, Canada
Wietse Michiels, Wietse MIchiels Photography, Italy


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

photo by Thomas Angus

Studyshots, who specialise in Lifestyle and Portrait Photography for Education and the Public Sector, have just updated their site to showcase their work at

Thomas Angus of Studyshots shoots bright fresh lifestyle images for Universities, Colleges, Academies, Schools, and Summer Schools. Thomas's client list boasts some of the UK's most esteemed Academic Establishments.

Thomas is fully up to date Enhanced CRB [ DBS ] Checked, and carries public liability insurance.

Thomas Angus
Studyshots Educational Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 07971 043698


Travels with My Hat is the newly published travel memoir of Australian photojournalist Christine Osborne.

For many years, Christine has run stock photo agency specialising in world faiths and rites of passage. She is known to many picture buyers through this website and also via Her new book gives a fascinating insight into the background to her unique collection of photographs from Iraq, Ethiopia, Egypt, Yemen, Pakistan, Morocco and many other exotic places visited on her travels.

88,000 words, 80 colour and black-and -white photographs, seven maps.

paperback copies can be purchased via Paypal from :

e-book launched 15th February 2014

Christine Osborne
Christine Osborne Pictures
phone: 61-2-47825036

photo by Christine Osborne
photo by Dave Reede

Dave Reede is a Canadian photographer who lives in Winnipeg, Canada. He has worked over the years to develop a first class file of stock photos depicting the beauty of the city he resides in. A good sampling of these images can be viewed using the search option on his website. Recently, Dave has been photographing the newest addition to the Winnipeg skyline, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.


Dave Reede
Dave Reede Photography
phone: 204-253-7445


f2 Freelance Photographer Magazine has come 'back home' to Icon Publications Ltd after seven years with EC1 Publishing. The first brand new-look f2, April 2014, is now on sale. From May/June onwards the magazine goes bi-monthly. See for subscription offers and a link to the Retail Finder which will tell UK photographers where the nearest newsagent is with available copies.

f2 cover photo by José Ramos.

David Kilpatrick
Icon Publications Ltd
United Kingdom
phone: 01573 226032

photo by David Kilpatrick
photo by Phil Clarke Hill

Phil Clarke Hill is now based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and will be there for the next few months including run-up, during and after the World Cup.

He is available for commissions throughout Brazil and Latin America, especially in the fields of reportage, travel, industrial, event photography and portraiture.

He will also be working on self assigned projects and licensing them through Corbis:


Phil Clarke Hill
Phil Clarke Hill Photography
phone: +447748 800276


Richard A. Peel is a British photographer. He specialises in landscapes & scenics, people and events.

Please visit his website and view the galleries there. Photographs mainly of northern England, but also Wales, Scotland and Donetsk, Ukraine.

His work has been used in UK national & local newspapers, magazines, calendars, book covers, and tourist guides.

Richard Peel
Richard A. Peel Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 079 756 252 55

photo by Richard Peel
photo by Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis has launched his new website where you can view and search the images of the three-time Pulitzer Prize nominated photographer living in Charleston, South Carolina specializing in travel, editorial and commercial photography.

Richard's images have appeared in most major magazines including National Geographic, Coastal Living, Stern, Time, Newsweek, Traveler and many others. His archive spans 30-years of travel, news, politics and aerial photography from around the world.


Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis Photography
United States
phone: +1-843-814-6001


photo by Lars-Olof Nilsson

Images with a human touch

Lars-Olof Nilsson offers creative images of people, places and things. For art directors, image researchers and photo editors his website is a good source of quality stock images that don’t look like stock images: children and adults, emotions and relationships, work and leisure, travel and tourism, culture and concepts.

Among clients who have used Lars-Olof’s images are newspapers and magazines, book publishers, advertising agencies, trade fair organizers, communication strategists and trademark consultants.

Based in Sweden, Lars-Olof is planning his next trips abroad to Italy in April, Norway in May, Slovenia in July and Croatia in August.


Lars-Olof Nilsson
Medium Text & Bild
phone: +46 704 167600


Austin Taylor is 3/4 through an 11-week project to photograph the Up Helly Aa fire festivals in Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK. The spectacular Lerwick Up Helly Aa, Europe's largest fire festival, is well known but did you know there are 9 other fire festivals throughout the Isles? These are also exciting major community events in their own right and have their own take on the theme (see

Daytime events include preparation, Viking marches, and all the paraphernalia of helmets, axes and galleys. In the evening comes the procession, singing and galley burning.


Austin Taylor
Austin Taylor Photography
United Kingdom
phone: 01595 692224

photo by Austin Taylor

For all your Canada projects: travel stories, advertising, etc.

Winston Fraser has complete coverage of Canada from coast to coast to coast, including the popular tourist destinations of Toronto, Calgary (Calgary Stampede), Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec City, Nova Scotia (Halifax, Peggy's Cove), Prince Edward Island (Cavendish, Green Gables), Newfoundland and Labrador (Anse aux Meadows, St. Johns) and the remote Arctic regions (Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Anticosti Island). Fraser, the main supplier of images for the National Geographic CANADA Travel Guide, looks forward to serving you.

Winston Fraser
Fraser Photos
phone: +1-450-621-2378

photo by Winston Fraser
photo by Wietse Michiels

Wietse Michiels is a travel photographer and will be based in Rome for the near future. Contact him if there is a specific need for pictures from Rome or Italy in general.


Wietse Michiels
Wietse MIchiels Photography
phone: 0039 3456996390




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