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


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50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How Wildlife Photography Became Art Editor: Rosamund Kidman Cox Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: The Natural History Museum Illustrations and other contents: 200 colour photographs Language: English ISBN: 9780565094782 Categories: , ,

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. This special collection is a celebration of 50 years of the world-famous Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and of wildlife photography itself. 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 over 50 years ago will treasure this magnificent volume.

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Author Biography

Rosamund Kidman Cox was the editor of BBC Wildlife Magazine for 23 years. She is the co-editor of books including Frozen Planet, Life, and Planet Earth for BBC Books.