THE FILE THE FILE : 250,000 35mm and large-format transparencies. 50,000 images available online, as high-res scans for immediate delivery. The Minden website offers emailable lightboxes, preview images for comping, keyword searches, and multiple image galleries. Upon request, experienced researchers assemble lightbox selections free of charge.
NATURAL HISTORY Wildlife: Action, behavior, camouflage, feeding, flight, lifecycles, migration, portraits, predation and reproduction, sequences. Ecosystems: Flora, fauna and landscapes of alpine, desert, forest, intertidal, marine, mountain, prairie, rainforest, tundra, undersea, volcano and wetland habitats.
GENERAL STOCK Travel, indigenous peoples, tourism. Domestic animals, dogs, cats. Abstracts, clouds, glaciers, icebergs, islands, landscapes (including large-format and panoramics), moons, patterns, rainbows, seascapes, seasons, snow, suns and winter.
ENVIRONMENTAL Biodiversity, captive breeding, conservation, deforestation, desertification, endangered species, entanglement, erosion, farming, habitat loss, introduced species, medicinal plants, pesticides, poaching, pollution, slash-and-burn farming, rescue, subsistence hunting, wildlife research.
SPECIALTIES Antarctica: Albatrosses, icebergs, penguins, seals, research, South Georgia, underwater. Africa: Bonobos, Botswana, cheetahs, elephants, flamingoes, gorillas, Kalahari, Kenya, lions, Namib Desert, national parks, Okavango Delta, orphan rescue, rhinos, Serengeti, Tanzania. Alaska: Auroras, bald eagles, caribou migration, glaciers, grizzlies, humpback whales, landscapes, orcas, tundra, national parks. Asia: Borneo, Himalayas, orangutans, pandas, wild and captive breeding, snow monkeys. Arctic: Arctic wolves, beluga whales, bowhead whales, Ellesmere Island, Inuits, polar bears. Australia: Great Barrier Reef, kangaroos, koalas, landscapes, marsupials, national parks. Galapagos: Albatrosses, Darwin’s finches, frigatebirds, giant tortoises, iguanas, sea lions, tourism, volcanoes. Madagascar: Baobabs, chameleons, lemurs, deforestation, endangered species, erosion, funerals, slash-and-burn farming, Vezo people. North America: California, Canadian Rockies, desert Southwest, large-format landscapes, national parks, Minnesota North Woods, songbirds, tallgrass prairie, timber wolves, waterfowl. South America: Amazonia, capuchins, deforestation, frogs, harpy eagles, leafcutter ants, macaws, Pantanal, Patagonia, primates, rainforest canopy, research. Undersea: Coral reefs, deep sea fish, dolphins, octopus, sea turtles, seals, sharks, whales. Small World/Macro: Ants, beetles, butterflies, caterpillars, dragonflies, jumping spiders, mantids, metamorphosis, poison dart frogs, tarantulas.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Africa, Alaska, Amazonia, Antarctica, Arctic, Atlantic rainforest, Australia, Belize, Bora-Bora, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil, California, China, Congo, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, Galápagos Islands, Hawaii, Indonesia, Kalahari, Kenya, Madagascar, Minnesota North Woods, Namibia, New Guinea, New Zealand, North Pole, Patagonia, Russia, South Georgia Island, South Africa, Southwest deserts, Suriname, Tanzania, upstate New York, Wyoming.
CREDITS Most major nature and general interest magazines, calendar and educational publishers worldwide, as well as zoos and aquariums. Print, online, television and direct mail advertising.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Two staff biologists.
COMMENTS Minden Pictures offers premium images, tight edits, complete familiarity with the photo files and service that is second to none. Catalog available upon request.