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Danita Dlimont

Danita Dlimont

Danita Delimont represents professional photographers and writers for Delimont, Herbig and Associates in Bellevue, Wash. For 18 years, Delimont worked with travel photographer Wolfgang Kaehler in Seattle and managed his stock images. She also was president of the American Society of Picture Professionals for 2000-2001.

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Terrorism Won't Stop Exotic Photography Unpublished

28 October 2003 Published in Guest View

Travel photographers are an intrepid bunch, and there's little chance of Al Qaeda slowing them down, according to photographer rep Danita Delimont.

In the last year and a half, the heightened threat of terrorist attacks arguably has had a chilling effect on tourism to "exotic" foreign locales-and for good reason. The same, however, cannot be said of travel photography, an industry in which danger can be found around every corner, regardless of the political climate.

I believe the inherent psyche of exotic travel photographers makes them less vulnerable to the threat of terrorism. They are risk-takers to begin with-they love the thrill and challenge of venturing into less-traveled territory...