Bird Photographer of the Year


Author: Bird Photographer of the Year
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008175238
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In a unique collaboration between the British Trust for Ornithology, Nature Photographers Ltd and William Collins, this beautiful book accompanies a new photographic competition celebrating some of the best bird photography of the year. Bird Photographer of the Year celebrates the artistry of bird photography, and this large-format book will be lavishly illustrated to reflect this. A celebration of avian beauty and diversity, it is a tribute to both the dedication and passion of the photographers as well as a reflection of the quality of todayâe(tm)s modern digital imaging systems. The book will include the winning and short-listed images from the competition, showcasing some of the finest bird photography, with a foreword by BTO President and head judge, Chris Packham. A proportion of the profits from the book will go directly to the BTO to support their conservation work. The advent of digital technology has revolutionised photography in recent years, and the book will bring to life some of the most stunning bird photography currently on offer. It will feature a vast variety of photographs by hardened pros, keen amateurs and hobbyists alike, reflecting the huge diversity of bird enthusiasts and nature lovers which is so important in ensuring their conservation and survival.

Bird Photographer of the Year: Collection 3


Author: N.A
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008293628
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Page: 256
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Foreword by Chris Packham This beautiful book accompanies the photographic competition celebrating some of the best bird photography of the year. The Bird Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the artistry of bird photography, and this large-format book is lavishly illustrated to reflect this. A celebration of avian beauty and diversity, it is a tribute to both the dedication and passion of the photographers as well as a reflection of the quality of today's modern digital imaging systems. The book includes the winning and short-listed images from the competition, now in its third year, showcasing some of the finest bird photography, with a foreword by BTO President and head judge, Chris Packham. A proportion of the profits from the book goes directly to the BTO to support their conservation work. The advent of digital technology has revolutionised photography in recent years, and the book brings to life some of the most stunning bird photography currently on offer. It features a vast variety of photographs by hardened pros, keen amateurs and hobbyists alike, reflecting the huge diversity of bird enthusiasts and nature lovers which is so important in ensuring their conservation and survival.

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

How Wildlife Photography Became Art
Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780565093839
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Page: 256
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This collection presents the most memorable and beautiful pictures from 50 years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world's most prestigious wildlife photography competition. It is a landmark collection that captures the diversity of the natural world and presents the many different ways of seeing and interpreting life on earth.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Portfolio 22
Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London
ISBN: 9780565093174
Category: Photography
Page: 160
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Presenting the year's very best wildlife images, this powerful collection of pictures represents the work of 80 international photographers, both professionals and amateurs. It comprises all the winning and commended photographs from the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 competition, the most prestigious event of its kind in the world. The pictures were selected from more than 48,000 entries, representing 98 countries. The photographs were 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 Jim Brandenburg, one of the world's most respected nature photographers.

The Handbook of Bird Photography


Author: Markus Varesvuo,Jari Peltomaki,Bence Mate
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 1457179601
Category: Photography
Page: 368
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The Handbook of Bird Photography distills the knowledge, talent, and experience of three well-known professional wildlife photographers into one beautifully illustrated volume. Written in a manner that is easy to understand, this book offers fresh insight and practical tips that will broaden horizons for nature and bird photographers. The authors share their stories showcasing photographs for which they have received awards in major international wildlife photo competitions. In this book, you'll learn about all of the elements that lead to a great bird photograph, including: The bird photographer's equipment Shooting techniques: exposure, focus, how to show movement and freeze action, etc. In the field: bird behavior, hides, and how to attract birds How to use light and compose and crop images The best sites for finding and photographing birds You'll also learn how to show, share, promote, and sell your photographs. Bird photography is a brilliant way to spend your free time, and for some it's a career. This book helps beginners get the hang of things quickly and accurately, and offers field-specific expertise for more experienced photographers.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Portfolio 17
Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: Bbc Publications
ISBN: 9781846073175
Category: Photography
Page: 160
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The 16th portfolio from the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is a collectable book for wildlife enthusiasts and fans of world-class photography alike. This new collection of stunning wildlife photographs represents the best images taken by top nature photographers around the world that have been submitted to the 2006 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This lavish book features 90-100 unforgettable, beautiful images of nature, of everything from animal behaviour and portraits, to underwater scenes, landscapes and abstract compositions. Selected from more than 18,000 entries representing photographers from at least 50 countries, these winning and commended images are a commemorative collection from the worlds largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition. Each is accompanied by an informative and memorable caption, which includes photographic details.

The Masters of Nature Photography


Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770852594
Category: Photography
Page: 224
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"This collection presents the very best of nature photography, featuring the work of ten of the world's foremost photographers. From the evocative artistry of Jim Brandenburg and Vincent Munier to the pioneering underwater photography of David Doubilet and Paul Nicklen, these influential artists display many different ways of seeing the natural world"--P. [2] of cover.

Wild Planet

Celebrating Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Author: The Natural History Museum,Chris Packham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780565092504
Category: Photography
Page: 144
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A collection of arresting images from past years of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition—the international showcase for the very best photography featuring natural subjects This beautiful book includes 80 specially selected photographs with extended captions that explain where and how each image was taken. The images include previous winning entries and other highly commended photographs and they feature a wide range of natural subjects—from vivid scenes of animal behavior to breathtaking landscapes—that show just how wonderful, dramatic, and awe-inspiring wildlife on Earth is. The book ties in with a major touring photography exhibition, Wild Planet. A panel from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition judge and select the most innovative and imaginative photographic images. The chosen images form an exhibition at the Natural History Museum that tours worldwide throughout the year. The competition is owned by two UK institutions that pride themselves on revealing and championing the diversity of life on Earth: the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

Bird Photographer of the Year 2017


Author: Bird Photographer Bird Photographer of the Year
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008229313
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Page: 256
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Foreword by Chris Packham This beautiful book accompanies the photographic competition celebrating some of the best bird photography of the year. The Bird Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the artistry of bird photography, and this large-format book is lavishly illustrated to reflect this. A celebration of avian beauty and diversity, it is a tribute to both the dedication and passion of the photographers as well as a reflection of the quality of today's modern digital imaging systems. The book includes the winning and short-listed images from the competition, now in its second year, showcasing some of the finest bird photography, with a foreword by BTO President and head judge, Chris Packham. A proportion of the profits from the book goes directly to the BTO to support their conservation work. The advent of digital technology has revolutionised photography in recent years, and the book brings to life some of the most stunning bird photography currently on offer. It features a vast variety of photographs by hardened pros, keen amateurs and hobbyists alike, reflecting the huge diversity of bird enthusiasts and nature lovers which is so important in ensuring their conservation and survival.

British Wildlife Photography Awards

Collection 8
Author: Maggie Gowan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781781453193
Category: Animals
Page: 208
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This dazzling collection showcases the very best of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, presenting over 150 of the winning, commended and shortlisted images from the 2017 competition. Featuring a range of photography from world-leading professionals as well as inspired amateurs, it is a book that captures the magnificent diversity of the British Isles. Now in its eighth year, the annual competition has a long tradition of supporting conservation. It provides a platform for the finest examples of British nature photography, revealing its wonders to a wide audience and engaging with all ages through its evocative and powerful imagery. With a �20,000 prize from lead sponsor Canon, it is one of the most prestigious photography competitions, attracting major sponsors and culminating in an exhibition at London's Mall Gallery. British Wildlife Photography Awards 8 is divided into the competition's fifteen categories, from Animal Portraits through to the Young People's Awards. Every photograph is beautifully reproduced in a large format, with detailed technical information alongside the photographer's personal account, to appeal to both photographers and natural historians. Featuring a fresh new design, and supported by a major media campaign, this is a book that will bring every reader closer to the often unseen and always surprising world of British nature.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Masters of Nature Photography
Author: Natural History Museum (London, England)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780565093938
Category: Wildlife photographers
Page: 224
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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 collection of pictures features winning photographs from the prestigious competition.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Unforgettable Underwater Photography
Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London
ISBN: 9780565094560
Category: Photography
Page: 160
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"These are the most memorable underwater images from the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. They have been specially selected for this unique book from the hundred of thousands of images received over the last 50 years. The collection gives us a glimpse into an often unseen world containing many strange and beguiling creatures. Each image is accompanied by a story from the photographer, explaining what the image means to them and how they were able to capture it. This portfolio reveals a spectacular panoply of life, which is as diverse and colourful as anything found on land“--Provided by publisher.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Unforgettable Behaviour


Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780565094119
Category: Animals
Page: 128
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These are the most memorable images of animal behaviour from the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. They have been specially selected for this unique book from the hundred of thousands of images received over the last 50 years. From a flamingo courtship dance to Amazon river dolphins playing water polo, the images show extraordinary, surprising and often deeply moving acts of animal behaviour. Each photograph is accompanied by a short story describing how the picture came to be taken and its importance both photographically and as a record of an unforgettable moment. The collection gives us a glimpse into an often hidden world of love, death, survival and joy, and many of these award-winning images have inspired photographers and others to better understand the lives of our fellow animals. Capturing animal behaviour as it has rarely been seen before, this beautiful book is a must-have for photographers and all those with a passion for animals.

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards


Author: Paul Joynson-Hicks & Tom Sullam,Tom Sullam
Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.
ISBN: 1911600931
Category: Photography
Page: 160
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When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world. Now authors and the original Award founders Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam showcase the best of the best - as well as some never before seen - to present the most joyful photographs of wildlife ever printed. A pelican losing its lunch; a three-headed giraffe; a meerkat having a rough day... this is the must-have book that is perfect for animal lovers of all stripes!

Nature Watch

How To Track and Observe Wildlife
Author: Simon King
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
ISBN: 1849499241
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Page: 256
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NatureWatch is the ultimate guide to watching British wildlife, from renowned naturalist and TV presenter Simon King. More and more people are discovering the joys of being out and about in the British countryside. Yet surprisingly few of us know where and what to look for when spotting wild animals in their natural habitats. In NatureWatch Simon King teaches you how to use your eyes and ears to find and follow creatures, how to identify tracks and signs that will lead you closer to them, and how to move without disturbing animals. Much more than just a nature handbook, Simon offers insider knowledge to help you get closer to the wild: NatureWatch also includes a chapter on the essential kit you will need to get started and offers photography tips, along with Simon's amazing images, to help you get the best possible view of the nation's favourite mammals, birds, mini-beasts, amphibians and more.

Light on the Eart : Wildlife Photographer of The Year : Two Decades of Winning Images


Author: BBC Books,Sir David Attenborough
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0563522607
Category: Photography
Page: 224
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A stunning collection of nature photographs: the best from 20 years of the prestigious international Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, representing most of the world's top photographers. This lavish, large-format book contains more than 170 photographs, covering all natural subjects, with an emphasis on beauty, colour and form, as well as unforgettable scenes of both animal behaviour and landscape, grouped in the following chapters: Illuminations, Portraits, Moments, Formations, Reflections and Connections. Each picture is accompanied by a memorable and informative caption, and each chapter has an introduction by a famous photographer or personality, from Yann Arthus-Bertrand to Jim Brandenberg and Chris Packham. An index of photographic details is also included.

Learn the Art of Bird Photography

The Complete Field Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Photographers and Birders
Author: Tim Boyer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781985582231
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Page: 154
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Learn the Art of Bird Photography is a comprehensive field guide to bird photography - so you can create beautiful bird images. Bird photography can be difficult, but with this book, you will learn how to make it easier, and you'll learn how to be more successful and create beautiful images. This book contains more information about bird photography techniques than any other book on the market today. There are comprehensive chapters on: how to set up your camera for bird photography, how to master your camera and settings, the best settings for photographing birds in flight for beginners and intermediate photographers, practice sessions at the end of each chapter so you'll master the concepts and techniques quickly, the basics of light, composition, exposure, depth of field, how to get the best point of view, and how to get sharp photos. There's a complete list of the bird photography hot spots in North America by week, so you'll know where and when to go! This book is designed to make you successful in your quest to photograph birds and create stunning bird images Tim Boyer is a graduate of the Seattle Audubon Master Birder Program, an award-winning photographer, an experienced instructor and bird photography workshop leader.

The Photo Ark

One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals
Author: Joel Sartore
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217773
Category: Nature
Page: 400
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This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals-especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art- to know these animals is to save them.Sartore intends to photograph every animal in captivity in the world. He is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. He has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits- from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 25


Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London
ISBN: 9780565093778
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Page: 160
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A powerful collection of nature photography features all the winning pictures from the prestigious yearly competition For more than 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 2015 competition. The collections 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, including action, macro, underwater, landscape, or environmental reportage. Together this outstanding collection is a reminder of the splendor, 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.