THE FILE 25,000+ 35mm transparencies; 15,000+ digital images (up to 8.0 MPxl jpeg & tiff).
OVERVIEW Roger Archibald's primary photographic interest is investigative conservation & environmental photojournalism with an emphasis on the convergence between the human and natural worlds.
NATURAL HISTORY Flora, fauna and landscapes of mid-Atlantic and New England, northern Rockies, Alaska, California & the Redwoods. Tasmania (Australia), South Island of New Zealand. Oceanic seascapes, forest fires, people and abstracts in nature. Urban wildlife & Invasive plant species. Sustainable development. Weather.
GENERAL STOCK San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston and New England, including rural Maine. Maple syrup harvesting. U.S.S. Constitution under sail, the maritime world, pleasure craft, fishing vessels, oceanographic research, passenger and commercial shipping. Aviation including nighttime Apollo moon launch and Stealth bomber over World Trade Center. Premature infants in hospital (model released). Cross-country U.S. bus travel. Vietnam (1969), including nighttime aircraft carrier operations and "mad minute" - maximum firing of all ordnance at once. U.S. Congress Nuclear Attack Shelter in West Virginia. The Green Flash.
SPECIALTIES The natural environment, especially where it converges with the human environment. Smokejumpers in air and on ground; wildland fire and firefighting. Tall ships and other traditionally rigged sailing vessels, especially the U.S. Coast Guard's training barque Eagle. Aerial photography from commercial aircraft. The maritime world. Architecture. Anonymous Portraits.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS U.S.: Adirondacks & Finger Lakes (New York), Boston & New England, Brooks Range (Alaska), New York City, Philadelphia and mid-Atlantic, northern Rocky Mountains, San Francisco, northern California & the Redwoods, Virgin Islands, Washington,D.C. BEYOND: Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Caribbean, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Pacific NW (Canada), Baja California (Mexico), Hokkaido (Japan), Hong Kong, Jordan, Panama, Philippines, New Zealand (South Island), Singapore, Tasmania (Australia), Venezuela, Vietnam (1969).
RECENT COVERAGE Southeast Newfoundland, Boston Tea Party vessel replication and restoration, high altitude aerial imagery for Flyover Country project, heavy ocean surf pounding Southern California, invasive - but beautiful - weed species, Boston Harbor Islands, the Transit of Venus.
CREDITS Magazines: Air Progress, American Forests (two covers), American Heritage—Invention & Technology (wrote cover story), America West, Birder's World, Cornell Alumni News, Darkroom Photography, Defenders of Wildlife, Fortune, Harvard, Heartland USA, Horizon Air, Islands, Life (original weekly), Marie Claire (Germany), National Geographic Explorer, National Parks, National/International Wildlife, Offshore, Philadelphia, Revista Geografica Universal (Brazil), Sail (cover), Scholastic, Science Digest, Soundings, Sports Illustrated, U.S. News & World Report, VFW, Weatherwise. Newspapers: Christian Science Monitor, Denver Post, Ithaca Journal (NY), London Sunday Times (UK), Salt Lake Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle & Examiner. Book Publishers: Crabtree (Canada), Five Corners, Fulcrum, Harcourt Trade, Harcourt Education (Australia), Houghton Mifflin, Kensington, Lerner, National Geographic Books, Readers Digest Books, Wadsworth. Corporate: DuPont Corporation, Ford Motor Company, National Park Service, Tall Ships 2000, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Awards: 1st Place - Mountains, NANPA Summit Fine Art Print Exhibit (2006); 2nd Place, Photo Insider Magazine/Unique Photo Inc. Photo Contest (2003); Best Picture Story, Best Weather Picture, National Geographic Workshop (Steamboat Springs, CO) (1987); Grand Prize Winner, First Annual Sail Magazine Photography Contest (1986); Honorable Mention, Life Magazine (the original weekly) Photo Contest (1970). Member: North American Nature Photography Association (cofounder), Society of Environmental Journalists. Agent: Animals Animals/Earth Scenes (Chatham, NY).
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Published writer; Masters degree in communications; U.S. Coast Guard licensed Merchant Marine Officer & Able-Bodied Seaman; Red carded wildland firefighter; Celestial navigator; Does not get seasick, airsick or have difficulty with heights.
COMMENTS Roger Archibald often participates in the activities he photographs - he's worked as a smokejumper and as a seaman on tall ships, for example - so he brings an insider's perspective to his imagery. He can provide stories with both photos and text via online submissions. Writing samples available upon request.
PO Box 2578
Quincy MA 02269