Ineta McParland is a freelance photographer who has lived in Sarasota for over 27 years. She has a huge passion for finding beauty and capturing the moments in businesses, places, people, real estate, events, pets and nature.
Her work was published in numerous magazines locally, nationally and internationally and online. National Geographic selected her photo of horseback in My Shot gallery online. Sarasota Magazine chose her photo of Sarasota Bay as a Photo of the Week. ABC7 – Sarasota news station shared 4 of her photos on their Facebook page. St. Armands Circle magazine had her four photos published in their 2011 edition. The New Barker Magazine published her photos along with the article about fostering puppies, written by Maureen Flaherty.
Ineta’s photos are also being used for educational purposes. One photo was used in LCD slide summer rotation for 4-6 weeks in Canada, University of Alberta Herbert T. Coutts Education & Physical Education Library. Peterson Field Guide used her turtle photo on their Facebook page for education. Central Park Conservancy in NYC used her photo of Groundsel Bush in Fall Bloom Guide, available online exclusively for members. A photo of Savanah cat was published in United Kingdom in children’s book, “Know Your Cats” by Jack Byard.
Authors, artists and musicians use her photos as their art enhancement, on book covers and music CD covers. A photo of reflections was published by Tanya Jopson on the cover of her book, “Higher Vibrational Life Reflections.” Jurate Navickas used some of Ineta’s photos in her digital art work. Local musician David Smash used 2 photos for his CD release, on the cover of album and on the cover of CD.
The biggest Ineta’s accomplishment was a showing of her photo in Times Square Billboard Premiere on June 18, 2012. According to NYC papers, only 1% of 35,000 entries were selected. Also, Ineta was a still photographer for a local short film “A Lot in Common… Shared Memories” that was selected to show in Sarasota Film Festival and Movieville International Film Festival in 2012. On October 5, 2013, her photo was projected in a group showing on the 42-story building in Long Island, NY.
If you’d like to see some of Ineta’s published work, you can go to: “My Published Photos” set.
Must See Sarasota has a Facebook page and Google+ account, where you can see most of Ineta’s work portraying beautiful Sarasota scenery, and business promotion. Must See Sarasota Facebook page has 16,440 Page Likes and constantly growing, but record views were 3.5 million. Photos get over 1,000s+ views per night going to 2,000 to over 10,000. Ineta’s one photo alone reached over 52,000 views.
If you would like to hire an experienced photographer for a custom shoot or would like to get access to a large selection of stock photography specifically of Sarasota, please feel free to use the contact form or call (941) 586-5585.