THE FILE 75,000+ 35mm; some 6x7. In process of building digital files. Stocklist and printed samples on request.
OVERVIEW William Mullins is a biologist. He approaches subjects from a holistic ecosystem approach and captures elements of an animal's habitat as well as behavioral aspects that make that animal unique.
NATURAL HISTORY Extensive coverage, with Latin captions, of flora and fauna of the Snake River/High Desert and northern Rockies ecosystems (Idaho, Nevada, Oregon). Animal behavior, portraits. Broad habitat types and landscapes as well as detailed studies of individual plants and artistic closeups. Large and increasing file of Alaskan and Canadian arctic wildlife.
GENERAL STOCK Western landscapes and people with strong coverage of Idaho. Outdoor recreation: Birdwatching, flyfishing, white-water rafting, upland game, duck hunting and working hunting dogs (retrievers, pointers). Agriculture. Lewis and Clark trail in Idaho, including flora and fauna documented by the Corps of Discovery.
ENVIRONMENTAL Columbia River dams and fish passage, livestock grazing, mining. Whooping crane work in Canada, Idaho. Duck and raptor banding.
HUNTING/FISHING Large files of upland game and waterfowl hunting as well as fly fishing in Idaho and Alaska. North American and African big game, upland game and waterfowl.
TRAVEL Recent stock additions include Uruguay (Montevideo, culture, wildlife, gauchos and other people); Peru (hiking the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, and wildlife in the Amazon Basin); Ecuador (The Galapagos Islands), Australia (northern Queensland), and the Baja Peninsula (scenics, wildlife, people).
IDAHO I have extensive (and growing) coverage of my home state. My work has appeared in many magazines, calendars, advertizing pieces, etc. I photographed the Guidebook Compass American Guides: Idaho (Random House), and wrote and photographed a photo book on Idaho wildlife, Idaho Wildlife Impressions (Farcountry Press)
SPECIALTIES Freshwater fish (northwest), game birds (waterfowl and upland game), raptors, water birds. Mammals, especially brown bears and walrus in Alaska, and other game and non-game species in western U.S., Alaska, and northern Canada. Plants from lichens to large trees. Bird hunting, hunting dogs--portraits, puppies, working dogs (popular with calendar and other paper product publishers). Fly fishing in Alaska and Idaho. Idaho city, rural and wild landscapes. Northwest endangered and threatened species, including invertebrates and plants.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Western U.S. (Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Baja California); Tanzania (Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park); Uruguay.
RECENT COVERAGE Hunting dogs. Wildlife, fly fishing, landscapes in Alaska. Lewis and Clark-related material in Idaho (Lolo Trail, Lemhi Pass, etc.). Tanzania (February 2005) game species, mammals and birds. Idaho Wildlife Impressions, published in June 2007,contains more than 85 wildlife images. Third printing of Compass American Guides: Idaho featuring my photography was published in December 2008.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Working on book on high desert ecoregion of southern Idaho/eastern Oregon, including flora, fauna, landscapes. Updating scenery and natural history files of the high desert and northern Rockies ecoregions of Idaho, eastern Oregon, and western Montana. Working with biologists on issues related to endangered salmon in Idaho.
CREDITS Magazines: American Hunter, America West, Animals, Audubon, Birder's World, Chevy Outdoors, Defenders, Field & Stream, Gray's Sporting Journal, Harrowsmith, Horizon, Montana Outdoors, National Wildlife, Nature Conservancy, Orion, Outdoor America, Pointing Dog Journal, Retriever Journal, Sierra, Sports Afield, Sunset, Time, Trout, Wilderness. Books: Abbeville, American Geographic, Wm. C. Brown, Camden House, Caxton, Compass (Random House), Falcon, Heath, Holt, Image Bank, Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, National Geographic, National Wildlife, Scott Foresman, Silver Burdett, Standard Educational. Sole Photographer: Idaho travel guide Compass: Idaho (1996 and 2001). Author/Photographer Idaho Wildlife Impressions (2007) (Farcountry Press). Calendars: Advertising Unlimited, Anglers, Camden House, Cedco, Falcon, Golden Turtle, Landmark, Sierra Club, Silver Creek. Awards: Several awards from Idaho Press Club, OWAA. Agent: Photo Researchers (NY), Accent Alaska, (Anchorage), Idaho Stock Images (Boise). Member: NANPA, OWAA, NOWA.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Photography columnist for Idaho Wildlife magazine (1985-1998). B.S. and M.S., wildlife. Retired professional biologist with excellent working knowledge of Pacific Northwest environmental issues, people, wildlife. Able to provide photo/text packages.