Stock Photography


Ernest Braun's thousands of stock photographs represent more than a dozen countries a myriad of natural settings and historic renderings of war, architecture and people. All images are available for client license, and for reproduction as custom prints. If you do not find the subjects and locations below that you desire, please be sure to inquire about your specific needs.

World War II
Europe Soldiers in combat, ruined buildings, corpses, prisoners, refugees, after the war.

California Work by noted architects including, Anshen & Allen, Campbell& Wong, Mario Ciampi, Joseph Esheric , Roger Lee, George Rockrise, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marquis & Stoller, Lawrence Halprin. Extensive collection of images documenting homes, public buildings, decks and landscapes.

Eichler Homes
Extensive collection of photos from 1954-1968.

Sculptor Benny Bufano, Artist Designer Charles Eames, Wood Turner Robert Stocksdale, Dancer Anna Halprin, Mosaic Artist Ray Rice, Painter & Jeweler Milton Cavagnaro


SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA and Northern California

· San Francisco. Night and day, bridges, ferries, landmarks (interior and exterior), Victorian buildings, cable cars, playgrounds, parks, art museums, aquarium, Bay Area Rapid Transit.
· Bay Area Communities. U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, Oakland, San Jose,Marin County, amusement parks, zoos.
· Sport. Surf fishing, windsurfing, hot-air balloons, hang gliding, hiking.
· People Enjoying the Natural World. Environmental education, hikes, backpacking, picnicking.
· Industry. Farmland and farm workers, dairies, vineyards, fruit orchards, commercial fishing.


PACIFIC COAST WILDERNESS California, Oregon, Washington

· Beaches. Rocky, sandy, protected.
· Tides. Extreme low, extreme high.
· Waves. Patterns of the ocean's surface. Surf, foam, bubbles.
· Inter-tidal Life. Animals, plants, tide pool communities. Seals, sea lions, sea otters, birds.
· Forests, Meadows. Above the beach but part of the coastal ecosystem.
· Beach Backpacking. Kings Range National Conservation Area.




· Grasslands. Meadows, flowers, grasses, ferns, fungi, seed pods, insects, mammals, birds, seasonal changes.
· Forests. Oak, pine, redwood, buckeye, bay laurel, madrone, forest floor.
· Streams, Rivers, Falls, Lakes. Fresh-water marsh, salt-water marsh, migrating birds.
· Weather. Storms, clouds, rain, snow, sun, fog



· National Parks. Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Sierra National Forest, Inyo National Forest.
· Land Features. Peaks, canyons, lakes, falls, rivers, streams, rocks, glacial polish.
· Flora. Trees, meadows, flowers, grasses, ferns.
· Recreation. Backpacking, hiking, fishing, camps, campfires.


Pacific Coast and Southwest

· Bristle Cone Pine Forest, California.
· Mono Lake, California.
· Trinity Alps, California.
· Death Valley National Park, California.
· Sonoran Desert, Arizona.
· Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
· Kaibab National Forest.Plants, animals, hiking along north rim
· Colorado River.From Lee's Ferry to Hoover Dam in wooden dories.
· Kanab Creek Canyon Backpack. Sowats Canyon, to Jumpup Canyon, to Kanab Creek Canyon, to the Colorado.
· Canyon De Chelly National Monument, Arizona.
· Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
· Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.
· Zion National Park, Utah.
· Cedar Breaks National Park, Utah.
· Capital Reef National Park, Utah.
· Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.
· Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.
· Katmi National Park, Alaska.
· Denali National Park, Alaska.


· Mammals. Deer, elk, moose, wild sheep, grizzly bear, buffalo, squirrel, marmot, raccoon.
· Birds. Bluejay, blackbird, linnet, meadowlark, dove, vulture, cormorant, egret, pelican, duck, heron, gull (nests, eggs), oyster catcher, grebe, sandpiper, osprey, sanderling, willet.
· Reptiles. West Coast and Grand Canyon rattlesnake, desert lizard, desert tortoise.
· Insects. Bee, butterfly, dragonfly, grasshopper, beetle, moth, ladybug, aphid, centipede, millipede, sow bug, spider and web, mosquito larvae, waterstrider.
· Miscellaneous. Frog, worm, snail, caterpillar.


· Baja California, Sea of Cortez, missions, desert, plants
· Tegucigalpa, LaCeiba, Copan, Mayan ruins, Roatan Island.
· Cities. Quito and surrounding area. Guayaquil and Cuayas.
· Galapagos Islands. Land and seascapes. Plants, animals, and birds. Peru.
· Cities. Lima, Cuzco, Puno, Juliaca, Lake Titicaca.
· Andes Mountains. Horseback trip across Andes from Mollepata to Santa Teresa, around the peaks Solcantay and Humantay, Limatambo Valley.
· Amazon River. Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Urubamba Valley, Ruins, cathedrals, village life, llamas, vicunas.
· Cities. Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi.
· Masai Villages.
· Game Reserves. Amboseli, Samburu, Masai, Mara, Tsavo.
· National Parks. Mt. Kenya, Lake Nakuru, Aberdare, Lake Baringo.
· Animals. Rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion, cheetah, giraffe, zebra, antelope, baboon, jackal, warthog, wildebeest, crocodile, gerenuk, leopard, gazelle.
New Zealand.
· Cities. Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Te Anau, Wanaka
· Westland National Park. Franz Joseph glacier, rain forest.
· Mt. Cook National Park. Mt. Cook and surroundings. Aerials, hiking.
· Fiordland National Park. Lake Te Anau, Lake Manapouri, Doubtful Sound, Milford Trek, Milford Sound, rain forests.
Tyrolian Alps.
· Italy, Austria, Switzerland. Snow-covered peaks, mountain villages, castles, festivals, farming, hiking, meadows, wildflowers.
· Florence, Rome.
· Kathmandu and surroundings. Hindu and Buddhist temples, bazaars, city life.
· Annapurna Trek. 250-mile trek around the Annapurna Massif. Himalayan peaks, villages, village life, festivals, rice growing, Thaorong La Pass, forests, wildflowers.
· Lhasa, monasteries, trade route to Nepal.
· Yangtze River, Grand Canal, Guilin, Yellow Mountains, major cities, people, historic landmarks, Chinese gardens.
Hong Kong.

© 2012 Ernest Braun. Unauthorized reproduction of any portion of any photographs presented here through any medium is in violation of federal copyright laws.