THE FILE 200,000+ digital and 35mm; 2,000 b/w prints.
OVERVIEW Travel and People, especially warm, intimate images of people in their environmental and social settings. Unique photos of traditional veiled women.
GENERAL STOCK People in their natural and cultural environments. Landscapes and nature in temperate and tropic regions. Engaging images of adults and children at school, work and play, in both developing countries and North America. Travel: Places, portraits, architecture, events, rural and urban.
SPECIALTIES Women, children and families in India, other South Asia, Latin America, Papua New Guinea, North America. Festivals, religions, agriculture, monuments, popular architecture, ceremonies. Tribal people and cultural events in traditional and modern settings worldwide. Gender-sensitive images. Economic and health-related subjects. Folk art: Weavings, clothing, sculpture, paintings, ornaments.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Asia: Bali, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India (extensive), Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey. Africa: Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Tanzania, South Africa. Pacific: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii. Americas: Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, United States (esp. California, Great Lakes, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Rockies). Europe.
RECENT COVERAGE Kumbh Mela & tribal festivals in India. Colorful tribal festivals in Papua New Guinea.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Update India, Bhutan, Canada, United States.
CREDITS Magazines: (50+ covers) Cobblestone, Cultural Survival, Faces, Highlights, Merian, National Geographic, Natural History, Popular Photography. Books: Allyn & Bacon, Euredition, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin, Lippincott, Liturgical, Nelson Canada, Oxford, Pearson, Prentice-Hall, Routledge, Simon & Schuster, W.H. Smith, Silver Burdett, Time-Life, Todtri, University of Chicago, Wadsworth. Paper Products: Calendars for Amber Lotus, American Museum of Natural History, Cultural Survival, UNICEF, UNIFEM; greeting cards for UNICEF; posters. Other: National Geographic CD-ROM, print brochures and catalogs, exhibits, mugs, slide sets.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Anthropologist (Ph.D., Columbia) and writer, focusing on Asia and the Americas. Prize-winning photographer and author of several books, including India, Land of Dreams and Fantasy (W. H. Smith). Experienced in Islamic and Hindu cultures. Fluent in Hindi. Study leader for travel expeditions.
COMMENTS Available for assignments in photography, research and writing for all audiences. Illustrated lectures. Will work with clients to fill photography needs within their budgets.
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