THE FILE 10,500 35mm transparencies. 6,000 hi-res digital capture.
OVERVIEW Nature, wildlife, natural history and research fieldwork as well as backyard wildlife. Images from national wildlife refuges, national forests and private environmental organization preserves. Winter sports--crosscountry ski and sled dog. Abstracts from nature. As a naturalist, Elinor Osborn is able to provide detailed and accurate captions.
NATURAL HISTORY Birds: Waterfowl, especially wood ducks; loons, including juveniles and research work; trumpeter swans in the ultralight migration project and a reintroduction project; owls; backyard bird portraits; bird banding; immature great blue herons; a fearless ruffed grouse, with and without people. Butterflies: More than 30 species, including skippers. Mammals: Marmots, pikas, Wyoming ground squirrels, mountain goats, short-tailed shrew. Amphibians: Tadpoles developing into frogs, bullfrogs and green frogs in a garden pond. Flora: Wildflowers in northeastern U.S., some from unusual habitats such as alvar grasslands and fens; some cultivars; Colorado wildflowers, alpine and subalpine; trees and shrubs. Scenics: Includes unusual ecosystems of fens, sand plains, sand dunes, alvar grasslands, calcareous pavement barrens, freshwater barrier beaches, eroded drumlins. Other: Growing collection of insects, spiders, crabs.
ADDITIONAL COVERAGE Recreation: Sled dogs, cross-country skiing, hot-air ballooning, garden pond. Other: Straw men, farm scenics, cow damage to creek banks.
SPECIALTIES Bird and animal behavior. Butterflies. Colorado pikas, marmots and mountain goats. Scenics of unusual ecosystems. Frogs in a garden pond. Sled dogs. Textbook sales.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS U.S.: Colorado, New Jersey, New York (including Tug Hill Plateau), Vermont (including Northeast Kingdom).
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Currently concentrating on the Great Northern Forest in Vermont, all seasons. Natural history. Outdoor events in Vermont, e.g., parades, cross-country skiing, dog sledding.
CREDITS Magazines/Newspapers: Birdscapes, Burlington Free Press, Click, Cross Country Skier, Nature New York (TNC), Northern Woodlands, Stowe Guide and Magazine, Vermont Life. Books: Cross-Country Ski Vacations, Harcourt, Heinemann Library, Houghton Mifflin, Human Kinetics, Ortho, Outdoor America, Prentice Hall, W.W. Norton, Readers Digest, The Nature Conservancy, Vermont Life. Author/Photographer: Project UltraSwan "Scientists in the Field" series (Houghton Mifflin, fall 2002). Other: Army Corps of Engineers, environmental organizations, brochures, bulletins. Awards: 2009 winner in Nature's Best Backyard Photo Competition; Grand prize winner in 2002 EPA National Wetlands Photo Contest. Member: Audubon, National Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy, North American Butterfly Assn., NANPA, Wilderness Society, Xerces Society.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Published writer of children's book, magazine articles in Vermont Life, Northern Woodlands, Stowe Guide and Magazine.
COMMENTS Computerized files and submissions. Can post images to AGPix viewing platform or email jpegs for review. High-res digital submissions. FTP file transfer. Published writer and photographer of natural history and winter outdoor sports articles.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Art print sales. Gallery exhibits. Presentations on book, Project UltraSwan.
Elinor Osborn Photography
PO Box 86
Craftsbury Common VT 05827 US
1286 Lost Nation Rd
Craftsbury Common VT 05827 US
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