THE FILE 50,000+ 35mm slides and digital files
OVERVIEW Beatty's passion is nature, and he takes full advantage of any and all nature-related photo opportunities.
NATURAL HISTORY Mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians. All insect orders, including spiders. People in nature. Wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns, fungi, slime molds. Gardening, flowers, fruits, vegetables, herbs.
GENERAL STOCK Artistic (bellows) closeups of many subjects, including most brand-name cereals.
ENVIRONMENTAL Acid-mine drainage. Coal-fired plants along the Ohio River. Children and adult protesters at hazardous-waste incinerator.
SPECIALTIES Beetles, bugs, butterflies, spiders, other insects, other invertebrates. Feathers. Screech owls. Four seasons. People involved in nature-related activities. Artistic designs and patterns in nature, from bellows closeups to scenics.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Ohio, Outer Banks (NC), Pennsylvania, West Virginia.
RECENT COVERAGE Bird banding, periodical cicada lifecycle, feathers (worldwide)—pattern, color, design closeups. New insects and spiders with colorful backgrounds.
CREDITS Over 2,500 published photos. Magazines/Newspapers: Audubon, Backpacker, Birder's World, Canadian Wildlife, Details, Discover, Disney, Equinox, Flower & Garden, National Geographic World, National Wildlife, Natural History, New York Times, Nickelodeon, Parade, Ranger Rick, Science, Scientific, Spider, Washington Post, Weekly Reader, World & I, Your Big Backyard. Books: Addison-Wesley, Britannica, Wm. C. Brown, Chanticleer, Cobblestone, Creative Co., Franklin Watts, Harcourt, HarperCollins, Heath, Holt, Houghton Mifflin, Kidsbooks, Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, National Geographic, Prentice-Hall, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Time-Life, Western. Paper Products: A.D. Productions, Impact Photo Graphics, Pet Prints, Sierra Club, Teldon. Other: Field Museum of Natural History, Fujitsu, Microsoft, Miramax Films, Sesame Street.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Beatty's company, Wild & Natural, offers quality programming in environmental and nature education for schools, teacher workshops, elderhostels, and state parks. Forty years experience as full-time naturalist, Beatty travels extensively, teaching nature and photography. Author of three books and numerous magazine articles.
COMMENTS Computer slide labeling. Metadata provided for all digital images. Accurate identification of plants and animals with common and scientific names. Scanning capabilities with Nikon CoolScan V and Adobe PhotoShop. High-res scans available the same day as requests.