Photographers' Books

Capturing Motion - Stephen Dalton
8 Dec 2020 12:00 am
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Stephen Dalton's new book Capturing Motion is published by Firefly Books. The acknowledged master and pioneer in this field, Stephen tells the fascinating story of his life in high-speed nature photography over more than 50 years. Here we assemble many of the bookplate images, which chart the development of Stephen's unique photographic style, from early beginnings in black and white through to contemporary full-frame digital photography, in a series of iconic and ground-breaking images. Also included are the complex set-ups and electronic equipment required to create amazing high-speed nature images.~You can read more about the book and the stories behind the images on our blog.
100 Landscapes
16 Mar 2020 12:00 am
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Bernard Castelein's 100 Landscapes book is a celebration of the landscape near to his home at Brasschaat in Belgium. The open grasslands, damp heaths and woodland of the Klein Shietveld and Peerdsbos are very close to the city of Antwerp and are a popular recreation area, providing the opportunity to enjoy wildlife and nature in a setting of great natural beauty..
A Lifetime in Galapagos
by Tui De Roy
12 Jun 2020 12:00 am
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Tui De Roy's latest book A Lifetime in Galapagos is published by Bloomsbury Wildlife on 25 June 2020. It provides a detailed survey of the unique habitats and endemic species of the Galapagos archipelago. Tui's authoritative text explores many of the lessons in evolution revealed by the surprising connections between the animals and plants of these unique islands, where she has lived and worked for 50 years. We are delighted to represent more than 270 of the images used in the book.
Acadia Wildlife by George Sanker
29 Jun 2018 12:00 am
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George Sanker has lived for 5 years close to a small beaver pond and the great north woods of Acadia National Park in Maine in northern New England, USA. His book Acadia Wildlife is a portfolio of his favourite images of Acadian wildlife and landscapes taken between 2013 and 2018.
Animal Architecture by Ingo Arndt
21 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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For a period of two years, Ingo Arndt travelled the globe to capture images of animal architecture, from the six-foot-high hills of tiny red ants in their native forests to the colourfully decorated courtship arenas of bowerbirds in West Papua. These and other constructions, with their unusual architecture and fascinating aesthetics, are the focus of Arndt's photographs, complemented by highly detailed studio work and showcased in a new book with text by Juergen Tautz and design by Ingo's wife Silke Arndt. The English language edition is published by Abrams, the German language edition by Knesebeck in assocation with GEO, and there is also now a Japanese edition published by Space Shower Books.~

Bahamas Underwater by Shane Gross
25 May 2021 12:00 am
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Shane spent thousands of hours exploring the world under the waves in The Bahamas, trying to capture her beauty with his camera, as impossible as that is. The result is this book, Bahamas Underwater - a collection of compelling images and personal stories. Over 200 pages and eleven chapters on topics ranging from Sharks and Rays to Marine Mammals to Conch to Science and Conservation, we explore the animals and habitats that make The Bahamas so special.~~Shane collaborated with Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) to make this book available in virtually every school in The Bahamas. Sales from this book go directly to BREEF to fund in-water experiences for Bahamian youth to see this beauty for themselves. He believes this type of learning will help lead to an even brighter future for The Bahamas.~~** BUY THE BOOK.

Beneath Cold Seas by David Hall
9 Sep 2020 12:00 am
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David Hall's Beneath Cold Seas, published by Greystone Books, is an exploration of the wonders of the underwater wilderness of the Pacific North West. David has been diving and photographing in the waters off British Colombia for 25 years and in his spectacular book he reveals the extraordinary variety of marine life of this region, with many endemic invertebrates, unique fish and charismatic marine mammals.
Birds and People by David Tipling
5 Dec 2014 12:00 am
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David Tipling‘s beautiful images illustrate this extraordinary book written by Mark Cocker and published by Jonathan Cape, which focuses on the complex relationship between man and birds. David visited 39 countries on 7 continents to gather the images. Birds and People is also exceptional in that the author has solicited contributions from people worldwide. Personal anecdotes and stories have come from more than 650 individuals in 81 different countries. They range from university academics to Mongolian eagle hunters, and from Amerindian shamans to some of the most celebrated writers of our age. T
Birds in Pictures by Markus Varesvuo
Reed New Holland Publishers
3 May 2017 12:00 am
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Birds in Pictures (Reed New Holland Publishers) is Markus Varesvuo's finest ever collection of bird images, the result of 40 years of patient observation and creative photography. This gallery showcases the content from his latest book, covering the birds not just of his native Finland, but also from Norway, Shetland, Hungary and Japan, with dedicated sections on owls, gamebirds, Arctic ducks and eagles.
Birds: Magic Moments by Markus Varesvuo
24 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Birds: Magic Moments (New Holland Publishers) by renowned Finnish bird photographer Markus Varesvuo, reveals dramatic moments and intimate insights into the colourful world of European birds.~~From a common gull attacking a sea eagle to the nightingale in full song, and from ospreys fishing to a bold crane defending its nest from a marauding fox, Markus' patient approach, technical expertise and superb use of lighting enable him to capture a remarkable variety of unusual bird behaviour.

Butterflies - Naturally by Lorraine Bennery
25 May 2018 12:00 am
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Lorraine Bennery's latest book Papillons - tout naturellement reveals the behaviour and life-cycles of European butterflies and moths in their natural habitats. The book focuses on creative ways to photograph butterflies in the field and this gallery contains many of the bookplate images taken over a period of 15 years.
Cairngorms by Pete Cairns
25 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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In a spectacular new ebook focusing on the Cairngorms, Peter Cairns showcases some of his favourite wildlife and landscape images from Britain's wildest National Park. With a foreword by Duncan Bryden, the Convener of the Cairngorms National Park Authority, the book reflects some of Peter's most cherished moments of the last fifteen years, providing details not only of how and where he took each image, but more importantly, why. Based in the Cairngorms National Park, Peter is an award-winning nature photographer with a deep fascination for our relationship with the natural world. His photography and writing covers a diverse range of topical conservation stories, especially those with a human dynamic. Peter authors regular illustrated features and has previously co-authored five hardback books. He was one of the co-founders of the widely acclaimed Tooth & Claw predator project and served as Business Director for Wild Wonders of Europe. He is presently Project Coordinator of 2020VISION, one of the most ambitious conservation photography projects ever undertaken.

~~CAIRNGORMS: A Photographers Insight is available now for download from, priced at �6.99.
Capercaillie and its Kin - Northern Gamebirds by Markus Varesvuo
25 Jun 2016 12:00 am
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Written by Pertti Kokimies, illustrated by Markus Varesvuo's beautiful photographs and published by Finnish independent Docendo, this is a comprehensive and beautifully illustrated natural history book aimed at anyone interested in northern gamebirds and their biology, especially hunters and outdoors enthusiasts. The text is at the same time lyrical and factual and the chapters cover forest and field fowl, their habitats, behaviour and interaction with man.
Capture the Magic by Jack Dykinga
8 Dec 2014 12:00 am
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Capture the Magic: Train Your Eye, Improve Your Photographic Composition was published by Rocky Nook in November 2013. In this book, author Jack Dykinga teaches the art of creating interesting, well-composed images. He provides solutions to the challenges that often get in the way of producing great photographs and he emphasizes the importance of training the eye to exclude the extraneous. Dykinga encourages us to look at photography as a way to communicate. As he says, “Photography is a marvelous language that crosses linguistic borders as a universal, powerful, and direct communication. As photographers, we see something we find interesting and simply want to share it.” Readers will learn new ways to create interesting and powerful compositions that communicate their intended messages.
Close Encounters with Penguins by David Tipling
23 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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David Tipling's latest book Penguins - Close Encounters is published on 16 May 2013 by New Holland Publishers. The book showcases 140 of David's amazing photographs of birds in the wild and covers the life, environment and behaviour of all the world's 17 penguin species.
Close-up and Macro Photography by Robert Thompson
7 Mar 2018 12:00 am
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Robert Thompson's latest book Close-up and Macro Photography. published by Routledge, is an in-depth and lavishly illustrated guide to the art and field techniques of macro and close-up nature photography. Our gallery of bookplates and related images showcases Robert's detailed knowledge and technical expertise in photographing insects, aquatic life, wild flowers, fungi and lichens.
Emperor: The Perfect Penguin by Sue Flood
10 Dec 2018 12:00 am
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Emperor: The Perfect Penguin, published by ACC Art Books, features Sue Flood's beautiful photographs of emperor penguins - the biggest and most photogenic of the 18 species in the penguin family and the only member which never sets a foot on dry land, spending their entire lives instead either on sea ice or feeding in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. ISBN 9781851499021
Estuario by Pedro Narra
21 Jun 2019 12:00 am
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Pedro Narra has published a beautifully illustrated picture book on the Sado Estuary on the Atlantic Coast of southern Portugal. The book features the rich wildlife of this region's shoreline, dune and wetland habitats, including dolphins, foxes, flamingos and a myriad of waterbirds. Pedro has worked in this region for many years and shows his intimate knowledge of its landscapes, fauna and flora.
Face to Face with Wild Africa by Neil Aldridge
13 Dec 2016 12:00 am
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Face to Face with Wild Africa celebrates the wildlife of Africa and shares the personal journey of photographer Neil Aldridge. Many of the animal species featured in the book are endangered and in decline in the wild. A benefit to conservation is at the heart of Neil's work and a percentage of the sales revenue from this book will contribute towards rhino conservation in southern Africa.
Fascinating Birds by Markus Varesvuo
24 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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In his latest book Fascinating Birds, Markus Varesvuo has picked his favourite 100 European bird species and explains why each of these is so special and gives insights into how his remarkable pictures are taken. Based in Finland, Markus is one of the world's leading professional bird photographers and winner of many awards in European photographic competitions.

Flowers of the Field by Steve Nicholls
16 Mar 2020 12:00 am
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Steve Nicholls' book Flowers of the Field, published by Head of Zeus, is a fascinating exploration of Britain's Wildflowers. The book is packed full of not just the natural history of wildflowers, but also their cultural and social history. Organised by habitat, the book covers some of Britain's most iconic plants, from wild daffodils and bluebells to fritillaries and orchids. It also focuses on a number of the UK's rarest wildflower species.
Grasart by Ingo Arndt
29 Mar 2017 12:00 am
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Published in German by Knesebeck, Ingo Arndt's latest book GrasArt explores grassland habitats worldwide, focusing on savannas, prairies, marshes, bamboo forests and other grassland ecosystems, showing their rich and varied fauna and through exquisite close-ups demonstrating the beauty and diversity of the grass family.
Hampstead Heath by Matthew Maran
3 Jun 2016 12:00 am
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Hampstead Heath, London's Countryside with text and photographs by Matt Maran is published in June 2016 by Hemisphere Publishing. Hampstead Heath is an ancient London park situated five kilometres north of the city centre. Seven million people set foot on the Heath every year, making it one of London’s best-loved and most-visited green spaces. ~~Featuring more than 150 colour photographs by London-based Matthew Maran, this book takes you on a journey through the seasons, portraying the Heath’s familiar scenes and hidden treasures in a new light. The book focuses on the area’s thriving flora and fauna, including images of historic woodlands, hunting kestrels and life on the ponds, alongside information on animal behaviour, conservation and photographic techniques.
Himalayas by Sandesh Kadur
23 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Sandesh Kadur's book HIMALAYA, published in 2013 and co-authored by Kamal Bawa, celebrates the dramatic and varied landscapes, wildlife, plants and peoples of the ^Mountains of Life^. Sandesh is India's leading wildlife photographer and film-maker and has documented in depth some of India's least known and most charismatic species, including the King cobra and clouded leopard. His work has garnered many top awards, including the CIWEM Environmental Photographer Award, Nature's Best Award, and the International Conservation Photography Award.~

India Land of Tigers & Temples by Axel Gomille
20 Jan 2015 12:00 am
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The Indian photography of Axel Gomille is showcased in his latest book, India Land of Tigers and Temples, published by John Beaufoy Publishing. Axel has visited India many times over the last twenty years and is fascinated by the unique connection between nature and culture, which is so characteristic of this country. From the forests of Ranthambore to the rocky landscapes of Karnataka and the dunes of the Thar Desert, Axel portrays the magic of this diverse country and its unique wildlife, including Bengal tigers, the elusive Sloth bear and the Demoiselle cranes which congregate each winter around the village of Khichan in Rajasthan. He also visits temples and palaces that recall the splendour of India’s past and documents the Kumbh Mela, the largest religious festival in the world
Inughuit 1971-2021
by Bryan and Cherry Alexander
9 Aug 2021 12:00 am
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Bryan Alexander has been photographing the Inughuit people of North West Greenland for 50 years. His latest book is a tribute to a remarkable people and a remarkable lifestyle.
Land of Giants
19 Mar 2019 12:00 am
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Will Burrard Lucas's latest book Land of Giants is published on 20th March 2019 in association with Tsavo Trust. The Tsavo Conservation Area arguably holds the last remaining sustainable population of large “Super Tuskers” on this planet today. This gallery features a selection of images from the book, showing magestic bull and cow tuskers in all their glory. Nature Picture Library is proud to support the Tsavo Trust's Big Tuskers project, dedicated to conserving these unique creatures.
Laponia - Majestic Stillness by Erlend & Orsolya Haarberg
6 Dec 2017 12:00 am
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Erlend and Orsolya Haarberg's 4th book Laponia - Majestic Stillness is published in 4 language editions - English, German, Swedish and Sami, with text by John Utsi. One of Europe's most untouched regions is depicted and described with boldness and subtlety in glorious images, along with its resident wildlife. This gallery showcases many of the bookplate images, along with related material.
Life Upside Down by Doug Gimesy
5 Oct 2020 01:08 pm
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Doug Gimesy's book Life Upside Down is published in October 2020 by Australian Geographic. This beautiful photographic children's book features Australia’s grey-headed flying-foxes. Each spread captures a new and exciting fact about these misunderstood animals and their topsy-turvy lifestyles. As Doug says, "we hope we designed it in a way that will engage and educate the next generation to better understand how wonderful flying-foxes are in their own right, as well as how important they are to the broader ecosystem and to the world in which we live."
Madagascar - A Paradise in Distress
5 Aug 2020 12:00 am
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Lorraine Bennery's latest book is a real magnum opus, the culmination of years of studying and photographing the unique landscapes, animals and plants of Madagascar. The focus of the book, published in French and English by Oiseau Plume Editions, is the fragility of the island's precious ecosystems and the threats to its unique fauna and flora.
Marine Life of the Channel Islands by Sue Daly
28 Jan 2019 04:56 pm
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Published by Small Island Publishing, this is the perfect guide to the intriguing underwater world of the Channel Islands, beautifully illustrated with photographs showing each creature in its natural habitat. With over four hundred species illustrated, this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the natural history of these islands be they a scuba diver, fisherman, snorkeller or rock pool explorer.
Mastering Bird Photography by Marie Read
11 Jul 2019 12:00 am
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Published in March 2019 by Rocky Nook, Marie Read's latest book explores the techniques of successful bird photography and is beautifully illustrated with more than 400 of Marie's superb images of North American birds. We asked Marie why she decided to write the book and this was her answer: ~"I decided to write Mastering Bird Photography for several reasons. First was a purely personal desire to leave a legacy that would showcase my images, as I move toward the end of my career. Second, I wanted to address people’s curiosity about what it takes to capture great bird images. This book is my way of gathering all those backstories in one place. Finally, I wanted to show that, in the still very male-dominated field of bird photography, a woman can produce a book of substance on the topic, a book that gives equal weight to field craft, artistry and creativity as well as to equipment and technique. "~~To find out more, read our new blog post about Marie's book.
My Wood by Stephen Dalton
25 Sep 2017 12:00 am
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Published in September 2017 by Merlin Unwin Books, My Wood is the story of a 9 acre Sussex woodland, which photographer Stephen Dalton has owned and managed for 20 years. Through a variety of photographic techniques - landscape, macro, high speed, camera trap - Stephen highlights the biodiversity of the wood and shows how woodland management enhances it.
Noor: Queen of Ranthambhore by Andy Rouse & Aditya Singh
20 Nov 2018 12:00 am
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Published in December 2018, Noor: Queen of Ranthambhore covers all aspects of Noor’s life via a collection of over 200 photographs and the stories of Andy and Aditya’s most wonderful encounters with her over four years. Noor is a mother, a huntress and a symbol of hope for the conservation of tigers in Ranthambhore National Park.
Oceans by Solvin Zankl
9 Dec 2014 12:00 am
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Solvin Zankl’s latest book Ozeane, written with Lars Abromeit and published by Frederking and Thaler in association with GEO, explores the mysteries of the oceans. The result of years of joint expeditions around the world, this spectacular and lavishly illustrated book reveals new scientific findings and depicts strange creatures, bizarre behaviour, intriguing relationships and the extraordinary and colourful biodiversity of the oceans.
Passeurs de Lunes by Eric Medard
11 Dec 2015 12:00 am
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Eric Medard has been fascinated by nocturnal wildlife since his childhood. His book Passeurs de Lunes published in French by Salamandre explores the secret lives of European wild animals using innovative infra-red photography.
Penguin: A Story of Survival by Stefan Christmann
19 Feb 2021 12:00 am
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The internationally awarded nature photographer Stefan Christmann spent two polar winters as close to the emperor penguins of Antarctica as no one ever before. In over 120 emotional and intimate images, he shows the deep bonds that penguins build with one another: their common fight against the cold, the loving upbringing of their chicks, always in contrast to the harsh and merciless icy desert of Antarctica.~~In personal narrations on over 200 pages, Christmann tells stories from the everyday life of the animals. Stories of life and survival, of birth, love and companionship at the end of the world.~~“Penguin (A Story of Survival)” tells the incredible story of a charismatic bird that cannot fly and walks funny, but has still managed to create a home in one of the most hostile habitats on planet Earth.~~Naturepl is proud to have been involved in this book's creation: from pitching the idea at the Frankfurt Book Fair to helping with the text just before it went to print.~~Published by teNeues Media, Nov 2020.
Predators of the Undergrowth by Emanuele Biggi
27 Apr 2018 12:00 am
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Predators of the Undergrowth by Emanuele Biggi and Francesco Tomasinelli was published in Italy in late 2017 by Daniele Marson Editore (Italian title “Predatori del Microcosmo”). It features Biggi's superb macro photography which reveals the fascinating behaviour of the world's insects, spiders, reptiles and amphibians and their struggle for survival, from salamanders and freshwater crabs in Italy to giant spiders in South America, cave-dwelling centipedes and cockroaches in Borneo, and the bizarre geckos and chameleons of Madagascar.
Rewilding by David Woodfall
30 May 2019 12:00 am
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David Woodfall's book Rewilding is published by Harper Collins on 30th May 2019. David has edited a series of essays by leading lights in the rewilding movement, telling real life stories of returning British and Irish nature to balance. This gallery includes a number of David's photographs from the book, including such key rewildling sites as Knepp, Alladale and Ennerdale.
Seabirds of the World by David Tipling
8 Feb 2017 12:00 am
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Seabirds of the World, published in 2016 by New Holland, is the latest book by David Tipling. It celebrates the beauty and diversity of seabirds from the tropics to the polar regions, with sections devoted to breeding colonies, time at sea, behaviour and conservation. This gallery features many images used in the book, plus related material by David Tipling.
Secrets of the Seas by Alex Mustard
13 Sep 2016 12:00 am
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With photographs by Alex Mustard and text by Callum Roberts, Secrets of the Seas, published in September 2016 by Bloomsbury, is a visual voyage to some of the richest and most exciting places in the world's oceans. With chapters covering a range of habitats from the Pacific's Coral Triangle to the North Atlantic and the ocean's seaweed cathedrals, the book showcases Alex Mustard's extraordinary photography, with remarkable close-ups of a diverse range of the ocean's inhabitants.~~“This isn’t a title to read just once, but one into which you’ll continue to dive – to escape, to be entertained, and to become better informed about our fascinating, spectacular oceans.” – BBC Wildlife
Tales from Gombe by Anup Shah & Fiona Rogers
16 Aug 2015 12:00 am
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Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers have spent much of the last decade in the company of the world-famous chimpanzees of Tanzania's Gombe National Park, getting to know their characters and learning about the intricacies of their lives. 'Tales from Gombe', published by the Natural History Museum, London, provides an unparalleled insight into their world. Through endearing stories and stunningly intimate photography, it tells the story of their lives, an epic saga full of convoluted plots, family alliances, intrigue, love, passion, suffering, ambition, politics, puzzles, surprises and controversies.
The Fox's Odyssey by Laurent Geslin
6 Aug 2020 12:00 am
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Laurent Geslin's latest book L'Odyssee du Renard published in French by Salamandre, is a fascinating account of the journey of a young fox from his birthplace in the forest to the city. Laurent's varied behavioural fox images illustrate the way in which foxes in Europe have had to adapt to an urban lifestyle to cope with the development of the countryside. Our new gallery celebrates many of the photos from the book and also includes some more of our favourite fox images from his portfolio
The Life of the Oak Tree by Solvin Zankl
16 Mar 2016 12:00 am
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Published in German by Frederking & Thaler in association with GEO, Wildnis EICHE reveals the secret world of the oak tree, which supports an amazing variety of animal and plant life, from tiny invertebrates to some of Europe's most iconic birds and mammals. The text is by Mario Ludwig and the photographs are by internationally acclaimed nature photographer Solvin Zankl.
The Living Bird by Gerrit Vyn
6 Feb 2016 12:00 am
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The Living Bird, published by Mountaineers Books, celebrates 100 years of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Illustrated with remarkable photographs by Gerrit Vyn, the book is an intimate exploration of North America's bird species and of the complex relationship between people and birds. Separate sections of the book contain fascinating essays covering bird behaviour, habitats and conservation.
The Long Journey North by Danny Green
22 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Danny Green's first book The Long Journey North reveals his fascination with the wildlife and landscapes of Northern Europe. Danny lives and grew up in the English Midlands and has been involved in nature photography for 20 years. Successful in many photographic competitions, his work makes creative use of light to capture the beauty of the boreal world and its inhabitants.
The Red Squirrel by Neil McIntyre
30 Aug 2017 12:00 am
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The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest is both a celebration of this wonderful arboreal acrobat and a rallying call for the expansion of its forest home. With text by Polly Pullar and photographs by Neil McIntyre from the SCOTLAND: The Big Picture project, this beautifully illustrated book reveals the secret life of this natural national treasure.
The Secrets of the Giants
by Bruno D'Amicis
1 Apr 2019 12:00 am
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Bruno D'Amicis' new book Il Segreto dei Giganti or The Secret of the Giants is published by Edizioni del Parco, with text in Italian and English. The beechwoods of the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park in central Italy contain some of the most ancient beech forests in Europe and form part of the UNESCO Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests World Natural Heritage Site. Bruno's photographs illustrate the spectacular landscapes and amazing biodiversity of these forests through the seasons.
Ultimate Wildlife Experiences by Mark Carwardine
23 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Renowned photographer, writer and broadcaster Mark Carwardine reveals in his latest book, published in association with Wanderlust, his personal choice of the ultimate wildlife experiences in the world.

~~From close encounters with whales in Baja California to tracking Jaguars in Brazil, from cruising with polar bears in Svalbard to following Darwin's footsteps in the Galapagos, Mark makes the case for responsible ecotourism and, in his own words, has ^tried to pick places that anyone can visit without having to sleep rough or stand for weeks waist-deep in mosquito-infested swamps^.~

~These are the top 20 highlights:
~Ghost bears in Canada, Whales in Baja California, Gorillas in Uganda, Penguins in Antarctica, Snow geese in New Mexico, Proboscis monkeys in Borneo, Sea otters in California, Jaguars in Brazil, Endangered birds in the Chatham Islands, Polar bears in Svlabard, Fruit bats in Zambia, Komodo dragons in Indonesia, Manatees in Florida, Seabirds in Iceland, Lemurs in Madagascar, Hummingbirds in Arizona, King penguins in Indonesia, Asian rhinos in India, Great white sharks in Mexico, Endemic wildlife in the Galapagos.~

Urban Safari by Laurent Geslin
24 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Cities are rich in wildlife, but the diversity of animals found on our doorsteps will come as a surprise to many. French photographer Laurent Geslin has spent 5 years on an urban safari across Europe, documenting the wildlife of London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Geneva.
Vancouver Island by Matt Maran
21 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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British photographer Matt Maran has spent 5 years photographing the wildlife and landscapes of the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. His images are showcased in a book published in Summer 2011, which takes us on a personal journey through Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and along the famous West Coast Trail. On the way he encounters black bears, bald eagles, sea otters and both California and Steller's sealions. ~The dramatic coastlines of Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds are one of the world's great whale-watching destinations, with orcas, humpbacks and grey whales active in the rich cold waters of the Pacific Northwest. The book celebrates the biodiversity of Vancouver Island, its vast areas of wilderness and its towering ancient rainforests.
Whale Watching in North America by Mark Carwardine
22 Jan 2018 12:00 am
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Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale Watching in North America, published by Bloomsbury in August 2017, covers all the main whale-watching locations in the USA, Canada and Mexico and includes sections on how to watch whales and a field guide to all the species to be seen in North American waters. Whale expert Mark Carwardine has been studying, conserving, photographing and taking people to see whales all over the world for more than 30 years, and has written many books on the subject. This gallery contains a selection of Mark's images used in the book, plus some provided by other NPL photographers. ~Click here to see Mark talking about grey whales in San Ignacio lagoon, one of his favourite places for whale watching.
Wild India by Axel Gomille
16 Oct 2018 12:00 am
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Wild India by Axel Gomille, published by Papadakis, explores the landscapes and wildlife of India, from the snow-capped Himalayas to the Thar desert and its varied forests and wetlands, with a special emphasis on its national parks and unique reserves. The book focuses on India's biodiversity and endemic animals, including the Bengal tiger, sloth bear, nilgai and Asiatic wild ass.
Wildlife Under the Waves by Jürgen and Stella Freund
1 Jun 2015 12:00 am
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Jürgen and Stella Freund have travelled the world documenting and highlighting the richness and the importance of the world’s oceans. Their dedication to conservation has seen them work extensively for many years with WWF, the leading organisation in wildlife conservation, and Jürgen is recognised as a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) for his outstanding work, his contribution to conservation and his ethical approach to photographing wildlife.~~This book, published by New Holland Australia, shows some of the highlights of their travels in the Coral Triangle, Australia, the Pacific and North America: in coral reefs, mangroves, the open ocean and temperate waters. There are mesmerising images of glimmering shoals, colourful, patterned reef fish and nudibranchs, awe-inspiring dives with whale sharks, giant manta rays, sea turtles and dwarf minke whales and close encounters with venomous box jellyfish and blue-ringed octopuses. Jürgen’s split-level photographs beautifully illustrate just how much is hidden under the waves, and this book gives us a glimpse of some of the best that the oceans have to offer.
Wrangel Island by Sergey Gorshkov
13 May 2016 12:00 am
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Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov has spent several years documenting the natural riches of Wrangel Island in the Russian Far East, including polar bears, arctic foxes, walruses, snow geese and snowy owls. His book on Wrangel Island was published in Russian.
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