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Wild Land: A Journey into the Earth’s Last WildsArtist/Author: Pickford, Peter, Beverly Pickford
Four years. Seven continents. A unique trip to document and protect the last untouched wilderness. In more than 200 impressive photos, photographers Peter and Beverly Pickford tell an epic story and portray some of the most untouched places on our planet, from the arid, sun-scourged Geraam Coast in Namibia to the abundance of rivers and lakes in Alaska and Yukon, from the Arctic to Tibet. This is a unique book about wildlife, accompanied by fascinating texts by Peter Pickford in which he describes not only their adventures in search of untouched areas, but also expresses the urgent message that it is more than time to protect these areas, for the future of our planet and for the survival of humanity.
The Coral Triangle: Saving the Amazing Undersea World of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Solomon Islands & Timor LesteArtist/Author: Kassem, Ken
Published in association with WWF-Malaysia, this important book describes the uniqueness of the Coral Triangle region’s marine biodiversity, its conservation importance and the stories, successes and struggles of the drive to maintain its rich biodiversity. The book gives a big-picture overview of threats and solutions and up-close and personal experiences from the ground and the people affected by conservation. The stories come from the work that WWF-Malaysia and USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership are carrying out in the region.
Chapters cover the rich habitats of the Coral Triangle and the endangered species, as well as an in-depth survey of each of the countries of the area. As the earth’s single greatest repository of marine life, the Coral Triangle is also a great draw for SCUBA divers. For each of the countries covered, top dive sites are listed.
Microsculpture: Portraits of InsectsArtist/Author: Biss, Levon
Microsculpture is a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science. Levon Biss’s photographs capture in breathtaking detail the beauty of the insect world and are printed in large-scale format to provide an unforgettable viewing experience. Each picture in Microsculpture is created from approximately 8,000 individual photographs. Segments of the specimen are lit and photographed separately, “stacked” to maintain sharp focus throughout, then combined into a single high-resolution file. The project has captured the attention of the world with features in WIRED and New Scientist.
ANZANG fourteenth edition: Australasian Nature Photography: the year’s best wildlife and landscape photos.Artist/Author: ANZANG.
This book presents a collection of ANZANG award-winning and shortlisted images from the 2017 competition. Each image is accompanied by technical information as well as anecdotes from the photographers themselves on how each photograph was taken. There are also useful insights from the judges, which help to shed light on how they came to select the winning images. The bioregion that encompasses Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back more than 80 million years, to the break-up of the great southern continent of Gondwana. The South Australian Museum and Australian Geographic focus on enhancing a general knowledge of this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the region’s nature and landscapes, and promoting it in an annual competition to find the Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year.
Jungle SpiritsArtist/Author: Christian Ziegler , Daisy Dent
With their breathtaking range of flora and fauna, rain forests are veritable treasures in the world of wildlife. Photographed by the award-winning photojournalist and conservationist, Christian Ziegler, Jungle Spirits is an ode to the tropical splendor of the planet’s most diverse ecosystems, while also a call to action to protect tropical rain forests worldwide. Images captured across twenty countries and on four continents present a fascinating look at the globe’s most celebrated jungles in all their lush glory. Through Ziegler’s vibrant photography, readers journey through pristine landscapes; discover captivating creatures–including tree frogs, chameleons, bats, and more–and forge an appreciation for rare plants. Informative texts penned by Ziegler’s partner and fellow conservationist, Daisy Dent, cover such fascinating topics as pollination, fruiting, and human impact complete the book. Driven by the duo’s passion for preserving these natural wonderlands, Jungle Spirits is a stunning visual odyssey that will inspire any love of wildlife, botany, and environmentalism.
Digital Nature Photography : The Art and the ScienceArtist/Author: John Gerlach Barbara Gerlach
Digital Nature Photography is a how-to guide for photographers who want to take their work to the next level. Written by professionals with over 20 years experience, the Gerlachs reveal enlightening techniques for shooting nature images in the field. The combination of artistic approach and impeccable technique will help you capture your next great image.
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.”
Mastering wildlife photography.Artist/Author: Garvey-Williams, Richard.
This is a concise and comprehensive guide to the popular subject of wildlife photography. It covers scouting locations, timing of trips relative to the seasons and assembling a kit of equipment. It contains an essential guide to lighting, composition and how best to photographs groups of animals. Wildlife is one of the most challenging and popular subjects for photographers. With strong emphasis on the ethics and legalities of animal welfare, the protection of the environment and the responsibilities of the photographer, Richard Garvey-Williams’ concise, comprehensive yet accessible text covers the practical techniques of photography and how they relate to capturing stunning images of quarry that is invariably erratic, often endangered, and typically shy and elusive.
John Shaw’s guide to digital nature photography.Artist/Author: Shaw, John.
John Shaw is the author of seven previous photography books published by Amphoto: his authentic voice and trusted advice has helped photographers achieve impressive shots in the great outdoors for decades. In his first-ever book on digital photography, Shaw provides in-depth advice on everything from equipment and lenses, composition and close-ups, to up-to-date information on software filtration and the histogram. In addition, he offers inspirational and frank insight that goes far beyond the nuts and bolts of photography, explaining that successful photos come from having a vision, practicing and then acquiring the equipment needed to accomplish the intention. Easily digestible and useful for every type of photographer.
Wild Australasia: Celebrating Ten Years of the ANZANG Photo CompetitionArtist/Author: Goldrick, Chrissie, editor.
The ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year Competition was founded in 2004 and this book showcases the best photographs from the ten years. The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea (ANZANG) possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back 50 million years to the break-up of Gondwana. The annual photo competition focuses on this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the regions nature and landscape.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: portfolio 24.Artist/Author: Natural History Museum.
For 50 years, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has championed honest and ethical wildlife photography, while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, technical skill and narrative excellence. This powerful collection of pictures features all the winning photographs from the 2014 competition. The collection represents the work of many international photographers, both professionals and amateurs. The photographs are chosen by an international jury for their artistic merit and originality, from categories that together represent a diversity of natural subjects. The range of styles is also diverse, as is the genre of photography, whether action, macro, underwater, landscape or environmental reportage. Together this outstanding collection is a reminder of the splendour, drama and variety of life on Earth. Each stunning photograph is accompanied by an extended caption and there is an introduction by one of the world’s most respected nature photographers.
ANZANG eleventh edition: Australasian Nature Photography: The Year’s Best Wildlife and Landscape Photos.Artist/Author: Australian Geographic.
The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back 50 million years to the break-up of Gondwana. This annual photography competition focuses on this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the regions nature and landscape. This book features the best entries received in 2014, covering wildlife, sea creatures, flora and landscapes, and on human impacts.