THE FILE 85,000 35mm and digital files.
OVERVIEW William Muñoz has been illustrating children's books since 1981 and has more than 100 books to his credit. Extensive files with a wide range of subjects from guide dogs and farm animals to grizzly bears; pigeons osprey and bald eagles; prairie, homesteading and fire ecology; the Lewis and Clark Trail; and, biodiversity and the forces that shape nature. Most recent coverage includes two projects that explore the relationship of the bison and horse and the Indian Tribes of the Plains. Deep coverage of Montana. Travels extensively in the United States. Strong coverage of the prairie states.
GENERAL STOCK Fire ecology, Yellowstone fires of 1988 (ongoing regrowth images). Farm animals, especially cattle, horses. Montana scenics. National wildlife refuge system. Behind the exhibits at zoos; for example, care of the animals, captive breeding of endangered species. Prairies, homesteading. Strong files on horses, wild horses.
ENVIRONMENTAL Fire ecology, prairies (Great Plains). Continued work on biodiversity issues, habitat and wildlife rehabilitation (manatees, raptors, deer, etc.).
HELPER ANIMALS Extensive coverage of guide dogs. Includes early and advanced training.
SKIING, WINTER Coverage of skiing at Montana resorts Red Lodge Mountain and Lost Trail.
SPECIALTIES North American bison, red wolf, horses,wild horses national wildlife system, osprey, bald eagle, prairie (homesteading).
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Great Plains, Lewis and Clark Trail states, Montana, Vancouver Island.
RECENT COVERAGE Two projects looking at the relationship of the bison and horse and the Indian Tribes of the Plains. Crow Fair at the Crow Nation. Horses on the Blackfeet Nation. Coverage of the Big Foot Memorial Trail Ride 2008 in South Dakota. Skiing in Montana, Red Lodge Mountain and Lost Trail.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Book titles currently in progress include: The Buffalo and the Indian: A Shared Destiny, Clarion Books 2006. The Horse and the Indian (working title) publishing date 2011. Continued photographing of skiing in Montana Winter 2009-2010.
CREDITS Magazines: Audubon, Business Week, Defenders, Falcon, Illustreret Videnskad, Life, Montana, National Geographic World, Spider, Welt der Wunder. Sole Photographer-Children's Books: From Clarion: Alligators, The Bald Eagle Today, Biodiversity, Buffalo-The North American Bison Today, Deer and Elk, Fire: Friend or Foe?, Gray Wolf - Red Wolf, The National Wildlife Refuge System, Osprey, Pelicans, Pigeons, Prairie Dogs, The Shape of Nature, The Way of the Grizzly, Where the Bald Eagles Gather, Where the Wild Horses Roam, The Whooping Crane-A Comeback Story, Wild Turkey-Tame Turkey, The Buffalo and the Indian: A Shared Destiny; from Carolrhoda: Apple, Deer, Flamingos, Llamas, Pelican, Pigs, Turkeys; from Cobblehill: Feathers, Flowers for Everyone, Hugger to the Rescue, Inside the Zoo Nursery, Miniature Horses, What Good Is a Tail?; from Harcourt: Back to the Wild; from Holiday House: Bears of the World, Eagles of America, Looking at Bears, Nutrition, Where Your Food Comes From, Yellowstone: Fires, Flames and Rebirth; from Lerner: Alligators, Polar Bears, Sonoran Desert, Tall Grass Prairie; from Walker: Homesteading, West by Covered Wagon. Books: Trail of the Wolf by R. D. Lawrence. Agent: Photo Researchers (NY).
COMMENTS Proven ability to meet publishing deadlines with quality assurance. Assignments welcome.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Art Prints. See examples on the Images page at www.agpix.com/wmunoz.