THE FILE 35,000 35mm.
OVERVIEW David Dvorak approaches photography and writing as a naturalist and ecologist, and he is interested in all subjects of a natural environment. He also works on urban and historical landscapes, buildings, people and cultural artifacts.
NATURAL HISTORY Wildlife: Mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, coastal life; portraits and wildlife in habitat. Plants: Trees, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, plant communities. Fungi: Mushrooms, lichens. Geology: Rock formations, mountains, glaciers, canyons, waterfalls, river valleys, flood plains, marshlands, landscapes (deserts, forests, grasslands, mountains, wetlands). Weather: Clouds, storms.
GENERAL STOCK Native American historical areas with architecture, pictoglyphs, petroglyphs and burial mounds. Railroads and locomotives. Zoos. City landscapes, landmarks and buildings. Birding, hiking and nature interpretation.
SPECIALTIES Grassland studies of plains and prairies from all of North America. Plants and wildlife in habitat. Butterflies, moths and other insects. Ferns, mushrooms and wildflowers.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Alaska to the Rio Grande, including Canada from coast to coast. Extensive coverage of tallgrass prairies, Great Plains, Florida, Texas, Rocky Mountains, central states, desert southwest, southeastern states, Canada, Great Lakes. Also Jamaica, Caribbean Sea.
RECENT COVERAGE Autumn color in prairie states and Great Lakes region. New Mexico natural areas. Wichita Mountains and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in OK. Ozark Mountains, MO. Palo Duro Canyon, TX. Kansas and Ohio. Cape May and coastal preserves, NJ. Birding hotspots of North America.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Wetlands and prairies in the Midwest and Great Plains. Central Great Plains. Texas. New Mexico. Montana.
CREDITS Magazines/Newspapers/Other: American Nurseryman, Audubon, Birder's World, Birds & Blooms, Bird Watcher's Digest, Explorer, Fine Gardening, Kansas, Legacy, Montana, Nature Conservancy, New York Times, Sierra, WildBird (Includes photos/text packages for Birder's World, Birds & Blooms, WildBird, Kansas and Legacy magazines. Also, author/coauthor of articles on prairie and oak forest restoration in Society for Ecological Restoration Proceedings and North American Prairie Conference Proceedings). Books: American Geographic, Chanticleer, Lerner, Macmillan, Round Stone Press, Simon & Schuster, Stackpole, Taunton. Author/Photographer: A Sea of Grass: The Tallgrass Prairies (Macmillan). Advertising/Corporate: Marcus Advertising, Prairie Nursery (catalog), Ohio Prairie Nursery (catalog).
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Masters of Science Degree Cleveland State University. Thirty years as naturalist educator. Eighteen years of research on prairie restoration, North American grasslands. Ten years of research on oak forest restoration. Eight years of coordinating a raptor survey. Elected to Board of Trustees of Ohio Prairie Association and Executive Committee of Sierra Club.
COMMENTS Experienced photographer/writer.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Lecture/slide presentations. Nature photography tours and workshops. Art prints.
David Dvorak Jr.
3393 E Scarborough
Cleveland Heights OH 44118-3410 US
216 932-3517 / 440-223-3003
440-526-8435 (attn: Dvorak Jr.)