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Tony Rath

Tony Rath
Profession: Photographer
Location: Dangriga , Belize
Home base: Dangriga, Belize
URL: http://www.facebook.com/belizephotography
URL: http://gplus.to/belize
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: English
Organization: Naturalight Productions
Journal: http://www.tonyrath.com
MSN Messenger: penmen7
Yahoo! Messenger: belize11956
Skype: Imtonyrat imtonyrat
Google Talk: belizeit
Mobile phone: 5016105661
Home phone: •••••••• (private)
Work phone 5015222995
Emergency notes: Contact Therese Rath.
Blood type: O+
Last login: almost 3 years ago
Member since: 31 Jul 2006 23:07

About

Tony Rath is a professional photographer based along shores of the Caribbean Sea in the picturesque town of Dangriga, Belize.


Raised in Minnesota. Tony has a varied background including the US Air Force, diving on oil rigs off California and captaining a sailboat across the Atlantic Ocean and through the Mediterranean and North Seas. He is a trained marine biologist and has worked as a diver and underwater photographer for the Smithsonian Institution.


Tony first visited Belize in 1979, and moved permanently there in 1987. Since then he has explored and photographed most of Belize by land, sea and air. He has also photographed the neighboring countries of Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico.


He founded, along with his wife Therese, Naturalight Productions, Belize’s premiere Internet marketing company. He still heads the special projects division of the company. The company created and manages numerous award winning websites such as BelizeNet.com, Belize.net – a search engine dedicated to Belize, BelizeanJourneys.com – a bi-weekly online magazine and the Belize Tourism Board’s official website, TravelBelize.org.


Tony’s clients include the World Wide Fund for Nature, UNESCO, Government of Belize, The Earth Foundation, EarthWatch, Smithsonian Institution, Belize Audubon Society as well as many other organizations.


His images have appeared in varied magazines including Sea Frontiers, BBC Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, Caribbean Sports and Travel, Animals, OnBoard TACA flight magazine, as the principle photographer for APA Insight Guides to Belize and Cuba, and Belize’s premiere travel magazine, Destination Belize.


His corporate clients include Belize Tourism Board, Shell Oil Company, Biltmore Hotels, Radisson Hotels, Chaa Creek Cottages, Chan Chich Lodge, Ramada Hotels, Belize Telecommunications Ltd. as well as numerous tourism operations throughout the region.

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Publications

Tony Rath. pp. Cover, Apr 1 2007. "BTL Phonebook" Belize Telecommunications Phone Book , pp. Cover. Apr 1 2007.
Tony Rath. pp. Cover, Dec 1 2006. "Cover" Americas , pp. Cover. Dec 1 2006.
Tony Rath. pp. p.68, 10/11. "Adventurebeat: Faster, Higher, Deeper" Caribbean Beat , pp. p.68. 10/11.

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Insurance for digital and analog images?

I have about 50,000 slides and over 50,000 digital images of the country of Belize in my photo stock inventory. These images become more valuable all the time. Does anyone recommend buying insurance against loss of the slides through fire, water damage, etc, or loss of the digital images through hard drive failure and backup loss? If so, how do you value the images?

07 Feb 2012 17:02 | 0 replies

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