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The Masters of Nature Photography: Wildlife Photographer of the Year (Volume two)Artist/Author: Kidman-Cox, Rosamund, Editor
The master photographers making up this volume are Tim Laman (Lexington, MA), Brian Skerry (Uxbridge, MA), Steve Winter (Hoboken, NJ) Art Wolfe (Seattle), Hannu Hautala (Finland), Klaus Nigge (Germany), Thomas P. Peschak (Germany/South Africa), Tui de Roy (New Zealand), Cyril Ruoso (France), and Stefano Unterthiner (Italy). These influential artists provide us with insight into the natural world, from vast, beautiful landscapes and genuinely wild creatures in their natural habitat to spectacular shots of natural phenomena, groundbreaking underwater images and outstanding photojournalism. Each portfolio profiles the photographer their approach, influences and aims and displays 10 iconic images reflecting their work’s range. The accompanying captions focus on why the images are special for the photographer as well as telling the stories behind their creation. Revealing the inspiration behind some of the world s most important nature photographs, this beautiful book will captivate art enthusiasts, photographers and all those with a passion for nature.”
Earth is my witness: the photography of Art Wolfe.Artist/Author: Wolfe, Art.
The most extensive collection of Art Wolfe photography ever compiled. This lavishly produced work spans the globe, bringing the beauty of the planet’s fast-disappearing landscapes, wildlife, and cultures into stunning focus. Containing unpublished work from throughout Wolfe’s well-documented and widely celebrated career,this book offers a riveting and comprehensive look at the world’s ecosystems and geographical regions. Here, Wolfe presents an encyclopedic selection of his photography along with intimate stories that exemplify his boundless curiosity. From rich sights and smells of the Pushkar Camel Fair to the exact moment when a polar bear and her cubs leave their Arctic den, these images represents what Wolfe has lived for: moments when circumstance, light, and subject miraculously collide to form an iconic image. Together, these photographs and the stories behind them explore the delicate interconnectivity of life across our planet. Setting the stage for this fascinating journey is award-winning author Wade Davis. Together, they present a world that borders on the fantastic but is all the more precious for its fragility.
Art in nature.Artist/Author: Rennie, David.
Winner of the 2013 Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year competition, David Rennie’s love affair with photography only began at the age of 47. In this magnificent book, David has included a selection of strikingly memorable images many of which are taken at the Mandurah Wetlands, south of Perth. Encompassing over 26,000 hectares, these wetlands are home to over 140 species of bird, with many migrating every year from as far away as Russia. The result is a book that will captivate not just bird lovers but all who appreciate the art we find in nature.
The Art of Flower Photography.Artist/Author: Niemeyer, Lucian.
This book is for all who have wanted to capture the beauty of flowers in photographs, but felt they lacked the experience to succeed. With 215 vivid colour photos of a wide range of flowers, professional photographer Lucian Niemeyer takes readers through the steps necessary to create artful colour photographs, including the right choices of setting, lighting, colour palette, and equipment, photographic techniques, and documentation and storage of the resulting images. He shows how flowers from the United States, Brazil, Africa, Bali, the Caribbean, Europe, and Canada were photographed in widely varied settings, under morning and evening skies. He shows various tones and moods that may be achieved when proper photographic techniques are applied.