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How Wildlife Photography Became Art: 55 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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This update to the bestselling 50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year features 20 new images which have come from the competitions between 2015 and 2020. They showcase the advances that continue to be made in approach and technique.

Featuring many of the greatest nature photographs of all time, this book charts the development of nature photography, from the first hand-held cameras and the colour film revolution of the 1960s, to the increasingly sophisticated photographs of wild animals and unexplored places that are taken today.

The prize-winning images include ground-breaking portraits, breathtaking aerial shots, underwater photography, close-up imagery and much more. The images are accompanied by captions that put the photographs in context, explaining their importance, and revealing the vision, talent, passion and technique of the world’s leading wildlife photographers. All those who are passionate about photography and who have followed this compelling competition since its inception 55 years ago will treasure this magnificent volume.


288 pages

Dimensions: 29.3cm x 3cm x 29.6cm

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