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About WildNaturePhotos, LLC

WildNaturePhotos, LLC is an Arizona-based company run by photographers Rich and Margie Wagner that produces world-class imagery of wildlife, nature and environmental subjects. Their film/digital image collection represents a combined 35+ years of field work, with an emphasis on the natural history of birds, reptiles and other venomous animals, the Sonoran Desert, and Central and South America. They are also digital imaging & color management specialists, so you can be sure that the image you license will look terrific in reproduction. Rich is also a former offset pressman and can help with technical issues to get your project to press looking great.

Rich and Margie are also long-time members of the American Society of Media Photographers and are Board Members of the Tucson, Arizona chapter of ASMP. Rich is the Communications Chair and is in charge of developing and maintaining the ASMP Tucson web site ( and Margie is the Chapter Secretary.

WildNaturePhotos is pleased and proud to represent the photographic work of Greg Smith, Helen and Noel Snyder, and Ron Austing.

Greg Smith worked as a biologist for the State of California for 16 years before taking on the role of Superintendent of the Coastal Sector. His photographic interests are diverse, and range from pelagic birds to the wildlife of tropical rainforests.

Helen and Noel Snyder are noted biologists/photographers who previously led the California Condor Endangered Species Recovery Program and the Arizona Thick-billed Parrot Reintroduction Program. They are the authors of numerous books on raptors. Their current photographic work focuses mostly on their passion for raptors and butterflies.

Ron Austing is an internationally renowned photographer best known for his photography of birds of prey and neotropical migrant songbirds. He was also the official photographer for the Cincinnati Zoo, as well as a Park Ranger and Wildlife Manager for the Hamilton Country Parks in Ohio. His work has been published in thousands of articles in publications such as National Geographic, Audubon, Birder's World, Ranger Rick, National Wildlife, and countless others.

Rich and Margie's first book, Tread Lightly: Venomous and Poisonous Animals of the Southwest, is currently availablle through your favorite bookstore or on Amazon!


How to Contact Us:

WildNaturePhotos, L.L.C.
11662 E. Twin Hills Trail
Tucson, Arizona 85748
Ph/Fax: (520) 751-8031


» The Tropics - Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama and Peru.
» Flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert.
» Venomous animals.
» Raptors (Hawks, Falcons, Eagles and Owls), including banding operations and nesting.
» North American Songbirds (including neotropical migrants).
» Kirtland's Warbler (one of the most endangered songbirds in the U.S.)
» Italy - Tuscany, Castles, Coastline, Vineyards, Wineries.

Publication Credits (partial listing):

» Americas Magazine
» Arizona Highways Magazine
» Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
» Audubon Institute / Aquarium of the Americas
» Birds of North America : Western Region (Smithsonian Handbooks)
» Birder's World Magazine
» Bugs by Lowenstein and Lechner (Black Dog& Leventhal)
» California Academy of Sciences
» CroFab® Rattlesnake Antivenom Ad Campaign (Horizon Communications)
» "Deadly Dates" Calendar, Toxicology Historical Society (Orphan Medical)
» Defenders of Wildlife Magazine
» Gambel's Quail book by Rio Nuevo Publishers
» Gerling Versicherungs-Beteiligungs-AG
» Houghton Mifflin
» Harcourt
» Jakes Magazine
» Javelina book by Rio Nuevo Publishers
» National Audubon Society's Field Guide to the Southwestern States
» Nature Photographer Magazine
» Prentice-Hall Publishers
» Pearson Prentice Publishers
» Quarasan Publishers
» Ranger Rick (NWF Publication)
» SnakeBiteNews
» The Nature Conservancy
» The Shedd Aquarium (Chicago)
» Tucson Weather Calendar
» U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
» Wright Group/McGraw-Hill
» Your Big Backyard Magazine (NWF Publication)
» Yahoo!/OgilvyOne
» ZooID Pictures Limited, UK

Professional Societies:

AAAS ASMP General Member American Society of Picture Professionals NAPP OpenRAW

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Media Photographers General Member (ASMP)
American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP)
National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
Stock Artists Alliance

Other Online Images:

Animals Animals / Earth Scenes



All images on this site are legally protected by U.S. and International copyright laws and may not be used for reproduction in any manner without authorization. Professional researchers may download a copy of an image for layout and design purposes.

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