THE FILE Over 10,000 and growing -- digital and 35mm images. Consistently increasing library size.
OVERVIEW Domestic and international travel and tourism that captures a sense of place, including people, food, sites, architecture, culture, markets, festivals, events and other aspects depicting the destination.
TRAVEL STOCK Images from both the U.S. and abroad that convey a strong sense of place. Images depict what makes a place a travel destination.
NEW ORLEANS Architecture, All Saint's Day, Audubon Zoo, cemeteries, French Quarter Festival, French Quarter streets and balconies, Garden District, Jazz Fest, food, historic homes, Mardi Gras, mule drawn carriages, musicians, people, plantation homes, restaurants, river scenes, riverboats, trolley cars, street entertainers, Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, Spring Fiesta, Swamp Fest and much more.
ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY Both domestic and wild animals. My love for animals is a driving force behind this segment of my photography. Large number of images of rescued puppies and gorillas.
SPECIALTIES Travel in the U.S. and internationally that includes a large body of work on New Orleans. Travel images include cities, towns, beaches, people, businesses, lifestyles, zoos, parks, musicians, nature, landscapes, theme parks, fairs, scenics, agriculture, transportation, national parks, historical sites, cemeteries and aspects that make a location unique. Other strong coverage includes animals, puppies and portraits.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Bangkok, Thailand, Bermuda. Glasgow, Scotland, Paris. United States: Cities of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, Manhattan, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tampa, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.; rural areas include Acadia NP, Louisiana, Maine, Monterey and Monterey Peninsula (CA), Mississippi, Tennessee, North Georgia Mountains, Smoky Mountains, more.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS San Diego (September). Manhattan (May). Washington D.C. (February).
CREDITS Books: Sole photographer for coffee table books New Orleans and Cemeteries of New Orleans and New Orleans Historic Homes and Plantations. Interviewed by Popular Photography magazine for "How to" articles on zoo photography and cemetery photography. Contributing photographer for books on Elvis Presley, regional travel books, national parks in Louisiana and Old South, published by Insight guides. Other: Annual report for National Trust for Historic Preservation, Destinations, Diversion, Maine travel guides, Physician's Travel and Meeting Guide, Space and Culture, Travel Holiday, Popular Photography, Y'all, post cards, note cards, Christmas cards, regional cookbooks and websites. Fine art photography used in the renovation of a 1,100+ hotel room in all guest rooms.
COMMENTS Frequently updates image base with new additions. Closely monitors trends in travel and locations to assure the most up-to-date images are available for publication.
Laura A. McElroy
Atlanta GA 30327 US