THE FILE 300.000 35mm; some 120mm.
OVERVIEW A warm vision of people in daily life, colorful portraits. Indigenous peoples, lifestyles, religions, festivals, crafts. Art, culture, architecture, archaeological sites, museum collections of paintings, sculptures, gold and textiles. Specific details from colonial paintings, precolombian manuscripts, ceramics and sacred vases to illustrate Latin American history, religion, society and daily life before and after the Conquest. Agriculture, mining and scenics. Tourist destinations, national parks. Comprehensive work on cacti.
SPECIALTIES Latin America, including historic and contemporary subjects with a special emphasis on Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. Broad, in-depth coverage of Aztec, Maya, Toltec, Zapotec, Inca, Chimu, Mochica, Paracas cultures. Special features on: World religions and rituals (Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Taoism, Christianity, Voodoo and sects); cactus; painted walls in Los Angeles. Recent coverage of archaeology in Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Sri-Lanka and Indonesia.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile (from Arica to Santiago), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Galápagos, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico (from Baja California to the border of Guatemala), Peru (Amazonia, Andes, Coast), Venezuela. Asia: Indonesia (Bali, Borneo, Java, Sulawesi, Sumatra), Burma, Cambodia (Angkor), Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri-Lanka, Thailand. United States: Alaska, California, Nevada, the Rockies.
RECENT COVERAGE Buddhist and Hindu archaeology in Southeast Asia for a book on Travel of Indian Art to Southeast Asia. Angkor, Khmer ruins in Cambodia for a book Angkor, Lumiere de Pierre published in 2011 in Paris by Actes Sud/Imprimerie Nationale.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS The Khmer culture:Archaeology in Cambodia and Thailand. Paintings in the pagodas of Cambodia, Thailand and Laos.
CREDITS Magazines: Airone, Animan, Geo, Grands Reportages, Newland. Books: Major educational and art publishers, guide and travel books; Jaca Book (Milan), White Star (Vercelli), Atlas, Berlitz, Dorling Kindersley, Duncan Baird, Gallimard, Insight Guides, Kummerly & Frey, Larousse, National Geographic, Nelles Verlag, New Holland, Reader's Digest, Time Life Books. Sole Photographer: Latin America (Silva, 1994), Majestueux Mexique (Atlas, 1994), Cuba, Peru (Kummerly & Frey, 1999), Tupac Amaru (Anaya, Madrid, 1988), Peru (Vilo, 2001), Tales of the Plumed Serpent (Collins & Brown, London & New York, 2000), The Incas (Jaca Book Milano, 1992, Lunwerg Barcelona, 1993), The Travel of Indian Art to SE Asia (Jaca Book/Citadelles, 2008)."ANGKOR, Lumiere de Pierre" Imprimerie Nationale/Actes Sud Paris 2011 Principal Photographer: America (Flint Press, London/New York, 1989), America in 1492 (Anaya, Madrid, 1990), Bolivia (Anaya,1988), Brazil (Insight, Singapore, 1988), Los Angeles Murals(Harenberg, Dortmund, 1984), The Mayas (Jaca Book, Milano, 1998, Lunwerg, Barcelona, 1999), Mexico (Berlitz, New York, 1999), National Treasures of the American West (Gallery Books, New York, 1987), This is Mexico (New Holland, London, Cape Town, Sydney, Auckland, 1999). Agents: Alamy.com, Focus (Hamburg),AKG (online agent based in Berlin, London and Paris), Pacific Press (Tokyo).
COMMENTS Fluent in French, English and Spanish. Experience with art and travel books, textbooks and magazines. Well-captioned images. No research fees. Prices negotiated for bulk sales. Don't hesitate to call if you wish to speak to me. Assignments accepted for museum work. Lighting done with multiple lamps, no flash. Moody pictures with special permissions.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Catalogs from museums for art pieces.
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