I've been busy over the winter submitting lots of my back catalogue stock images to Getty Images. There is now a fair bit of my Everest Himalaya portfolio available on the site.
It is something of an honour to get the opportunity to photograph the Top of the World and it is one of the favourite parts of my entire collection.
Most of these images were shot in Nepal during 2005-2008 and include aerials from a four-hour helicopter trip. I hope to submit more of this portfolio to Getty Images and it also includes many images of Sherpas who live in the Everest Region and also the flora and fauna.
In total, I spent well-over a year living at the Top of the World and have completed both the Kala Pattar ( Everest Base Camp ) and Gokyo Valley treks. My Everest portfolio therefore, is one of the most comprehensive of recent times.
Perez's Frog - or the Iberian Green Frog ( or Pelophylax perezi to give the species it's latin nomenclature ) is a great species for a wildlife photographer - something I have been doing more and more in the past few years.
I came across these ones at different locations in central Portugal in Aveiro District and they turned out to be slightly tricky, but interesting to photograph. I have now put a fair few of them into the Getty Images Creative archive (just click on the image for access). There are also some nice close-up HD clips of these frogs (and individual frogs of course) on the same image platform.
I now have a small, but growing collection of mostly HD stock footage clips available for licensing from Getty Creative Video.
Just visit my video collection on Getty Creative Video here. At the moment, there are around 60 clips, mostly of XXL wave surfing in Nazare, Portugal, Iberian Green Frogs and some clips from pre-earthquake 2009 Kathmandu, Nepal.
I have tried submitting more of late, though sadly, the video editors at Getty are rejecting quite a lot of very useable 1080p HD clips. This may be as the market is looking more and more 4K-orientated. I hope later this year, to be 4K UHD capable and then? Who knows? Perhaps the Getty editors will look at my footage in a more favourable light?
My HD video and recently 4K UHD (which is mostly time lapse at the moment) stock video footage collection has expanded a fair bit in 2016 and I hope to film more in 2017 (for a variety of reasons).
As it appears 4K will have a lot of impact on photographers who produce stock images and video, I am currently assessing various workflows.
Hello and welcome to my blog!
I have only recently recreated a site for promoting work from my own camera, so have not had much time available to populate this blog with interesting posts. Though I have put quite a lot of interesting new images out and plenty of them available on Getty Images.
One new line of work is building up some Microstock portfolios with various sites and I may feature those from time to time.
Mainly, I will be using this blog to promote new sets of amazing or wonderful or just plain useful stock images that I have available. Sometimes I may post the occaisional article about photojournalism and photography-related matters and of course, the new emerging landscape which is 4K UHD.