THE FILE 70,000 film and digital color images including 35mm, 6x4.5, 6x7 and panoramic. NOTE: I RECOMMEND USING FIREFOX FOR OPTIMAL VIEWING AND COLOR ACCURACY. THANK YOU.
OVERVIEW Elegant, seasonal interpretations of wilderness and national park landscapes of western North America. Intimate scenics and macro subjects. Wild and exotic animals, including action/interaction, in habitat and portraits.
NATURAL HISTORY Detailed coverage of native flowers and plants. Habitat, behavior, macro and portrait coverage of insects, reptiles, birds and mammals.
SCENIC AND LANDSCAPE Wilderness, endangered habitat and landscapes. Macro and abstract representations of the natural environment. Extensive coverage of western North America.
WILDLIFE Extensive coverage of a wide range of species from insects to mammals, all identified by Latin name. Portrait, environment and interaction.
NATURAL DISASTERS Coverage of several Southern California wildfires including active fires, firefighting, helicopter retardant drops, post fire mopup and post burn area landscapes
SPECIALTIES Wild and exotic animals. Extensive coverage of bobcats, leopards, lynx, African lions, mountain lions, raptors, Siberian and Bengal tigers, gray wolves, ocelots. Many species include babies and juveniles. Extensive coverage of a wide range of bird species. A wide variety of reptile species including many venomous snakes. Texas birds and wildlife. Extensive coverage of a number of dragonfly and damselfly species, including rare and newly discovered subjects.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire. North America: Western U.S., California, eastern Sierras, Alaska, south Florida, Texas, national parks and wildlife refuges of the western U.S., Canadian barren lands and Northwest Territories. Venezuela: Angel Falls, llanos (plains), tepuis (flat-top mountains).
CREDITS Magazines: (Including covers, photo/text articles) Birder's World, California Wild, Defenders, Living Bird, Natural History, Nature's Best, Nature Conservancy, National Geographic Kids, Outdoor California, Outdoor Photographer, Ranger Rick, Viajes (Spanish) National Geographic, The Wilderness Society. Books: Capstone Press, Bearport Publications, Compass Point Books, Farcountry Press, Grand Canyon Association, Harcourt Press, Trident Press, Tyndale House, Voyageur, Weigl Educational Publishers Ltd., Willow Creek Press. Paper Products: Audubon, Black River, Day Dream, GLAZA, Healthy Planet, Impact, Inner Reflections, Landmark, National Wildlife Federation, NorthWord, Palm Press, PlanetZoo, Pomegranate; Sierra Club, Smith Southwestern, Terrell, World Wildlife Fund, more. Other: Corporate clients include Frontier Airlines, Defenders of Wildlife, National Park Service, The Orvis Company catalogs; travel brochures, annual reports, zoo directories. Awards: BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, first place Endangered Wildlife, honorable mentions; Nature's Best Photo Contest, first place Scenic, honorable mentions; National Wildlife first places. Agents: Animals Animals/Earth Scenes, Jaynes. Member: ASMP, NANPA (charter member; advocate of NANPA's Principles of Ethical Field Practices).
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Writer of in-the-field photography equipment reviews and reports for magazines.
COMMENTS Prompt, tightly edited, fully captioned submissions. Stock list on request. Photo/text submissions. Nature and wildlife subject assignments accepted.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES ARCHIVAL, fine art prints of many of my images are available at http://dave-welling.fineartamerica.com, which offers note cards and a variety of print sizes (quality guaranteed). Fine Art America will handle all requests.