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Picture of Hanon (Signed Copy)

Publisher's Description

Mizutani's new series, a follow up to his "Tokyo Parrots" series, through which he rapidly received recognition, captures great cormorants, which have exploded in population in the suburbs of Tokyo. Unlike his previous works, this series appears nearly monotone despite being shot in color. He has captured the urban landscape, which has become peculiar due to the presence of these birds, in very graphic compositions that transform the landscape into a two dimensional world without perspectival depth.

In Mizutani's images, flocks of great cormorants perched on the overhead power lines, which are a ubiquitous element of the Tokyo sky, become silhouettes that resemble musical notes on a score. In fact, the book of the series was titled HANON in reference to the French piano instruction book.

Publisher : Amana inc.

Size : 360×258×8mm

68 pages

Yoshinori Mitzutani
Mizutani's new series, a follow up to his "Tokyo Parrots" series, through which he rapidly received recognition, captures great cormorants, which have exploded in population in the suburbs of Tokyo.
£50.00

Picture of Aves Mei

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Aves Mei is a photographic project by Italian artist Giorgia Valli. Created in the ‘World of Birds’ exhibit at the Bronx Zoo, each photograph depicts living birds perched in an environment of painted backdrops and synthetic foliage — a recreation of the birds’ natural habitats. These combinations of living creatures against dense layers of artifice result in a collection of striking and surreal images.

Opening with a text by the artist, excerpted below, Aves Mei presents 10 plates in an over-sized format, bound in dark green cloth and limited to 1,000 casebound copies. 

. . . After a period spent in the midst of thousands of sounds, my wish was to photograph silence. Wandering, I reached the Bronx Zoo, where I could walk around freely and photograph for hours. I needed to create friction among my emotions. Since childhood, I had always refused to visit zoos because they made me feel sad. But here, I experienced a sense of freedom that made me feel serene. I was suspended in a dimension between earth and heaven, where my only connection to reality was through simple and primitive sounds.

No sounds other than cries with which both people and birds make their way into the world; nothing more than simple syllables, such as ‘da-da’ or ‘ma-ma’. Shot after shot, the jingle of baby talk reached my ears. Whether in captivity or in liberty, the mysterious song of birds leaves an indelible trace which, like cages set into a wall, will eternally preserve the lives and voices of those who experience them.

Publisher: Nazraeli 

Size: 455 x 255 mm

32 pages, 10 four-colour plates.

Giorgia Valli
Aves Mei is a photographic project by Italian artist Giorgia Valli. Created in the ‘World of Birds’ exhibit at the Bronx Zoo, each photograph depicts living birds perched in an environment of painted backdrops and synthetic foliage — a recreation of the birds’ natural habitats.
£45.00

Picture of Fragile

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‘The work in this book is an attempt to reconcile some of the conflicting aspects that are of interest to me in the landscape. The images here are an investigation into how the most fragile elements seem to have their very existence challenged and their vulnerability magnified when set against the strength and solidity of their surroundings’.

Valda Bailey is a freelance photographer living in Sussex who first became passionate about photography when she was 14. Her approach to photography is greatly informed by her background in painting and her influences come as much from artists as photographers. She is largely motivated by colour and form and the tension and dynamism that these components can bring to an image.

Her objectives are to portray an interpretation of a scene rather than a literal representation. She makes her images using camera movement and multiple exposure – two techniques which help to create abstract shapes and blur extraneous detail.

She has spent time in New York under the expert tutelage of noted street photographer, Jay Maisel and has been greatly influenced by his teaching about light, colour and gesture.

Her work has been featured in broadsheet newspapers, national and international publications and she has recently been invited to teach for Light & Land Photographic Workshops run by Charlie Waite. She has exhibited most recently in London and last summer was the first woman to be invited to join six other photographers to exhibit at the biennial Masters of Vision in Southwell.

She has images in private collections worldwide and her work has been purchased by notable members of the art and photographic community.

Publisher: Triplekite

Size: 240 x 240 mm

48 pages, 25 plates

Valda Bailey
‘The work in this book is an attempt to reconcile some of the conflicting aspects that are of interest to me in the landscape.'
£16.65

Picture of Closer

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Tomasz Gudzowaty became established as a wildlife documentary photographer in 1999, when he won the first of his World Press Photo awards in the nature category with a remarkable image of two cheetah cubs just about to take down their first prey. He has since traveled extensively through- out sub-Saharan Africa, amassing thousands of images of elephants, lions, cheetahs, wildebeest, zebras and other species. In 2008 Gudzowaty documented a remote emperor penguin colony in the Weddell Sea, a project he continued through his work on South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Gudzowaty’s wildlife photography is characterized by a technical and aesthetic sophistication that is particularly visible in his depictions of large-scale natural spectacles, such as the annual wildebeest migration in Tanzania or the breeding season on the penguin rookeries. This book captures Gudzowaty’s passion and deep knowledge of his subject: keenly observing both general patterns and minute details, he brings the viewer closer to nature’s inner workings and beauty.

Publisher: Steidl

Size: 290 x 370 mm

256 pages, 250 images

Tomasz Gudzowaty
Gudzowaty’s wildlife photography is characterized by a technical and aesthetic sophistication that is particularly visible in his depictions of large-scale natural spectacles, such as the annual wildebeest migration in Tanzania or the breeding season on the penguin rookeries.
£70.20

Picture of Sierra Club Calendar 2016

Publisher's Description

A bestseller for thirty years -- over 8 million sold!

  • All the grandeur of the North American wilderness
  • Spiral bound
  • Shrink-wrapped

Publisher: Sierra Club

Size: 11 5/16 x 13 1/2"


All the grandeur of the North American wilderness
£13.95

Picture of Sierra Club Diary 2016

Publisher's Description

The most popular nature calendar ever published

  • Stunning images of flora and fauna
  • Week-by-week format with 56 full-color photographs
  • Spiral bound, measures 6 5/16" x 9 1/4"
  • Shrink-wrapped

Publisher: Sierra Club


The most popular nature calendar ever published
£14.95

Picture of World in One Cubic Foot, A

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Twelve inches by twelve inches by twelve inches, the cubic foot is a relatively tiny unit of measure compared to the whole world. With every step, we disturb and move through cubic foot after cubic foot. But behold the cubic foot in nature—from coral reefs to cloud forests to tidal pools—even in that finite space you can see the multitude of creatures that make up a vibrant ecosystem.

For A World in One Cubic Foot, esteemed nature photographer David Liittschwager took a bright green metal cube—measuring precisely one cubic foot—and set it in various ecosystems around the world, from Costa Rica to Central Park. Working with local scientists, he measured what moved through that small space in a period of twenty-four hours. He then photographed the cube’s setting and the plant, animal, and insect life inside it—anything visible to the naked eye. The result is a stunning portrait of the amazing diversity that can be found in ecosystems around the globe. Many organisms captured in Liittschwager’s photographs have rarely, if ever, been presented in their full splendor to the general reader, and the singular beauty of these images evocatively conveys the richness of life around us and the essential need for its conservation. The breathtaking images are accompanied by equally engaging essays that speak to both the landscapes and the worlds contained within them, from distinguished contributors such as Elizabeth Kolbert and Alan Huffman, in addition to an introduction by E. O. Wilson. After encountering this book, you will never look at the tiniest sliver of your own backyard or neighborhood park the same way; instead, you will be stunned by the unexpected variety of species found in an area so small.

A World in One Cubic Foot puts the world accessibly in our hands and allows us to behold the magic of an ecosystem in miniature. Liittschwager’s awe-inspiring photographs take us to places both familiar and exotic and instill new awareness of the life that abounds all around.

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Size: 12 x 12"

224 pages, 985 color plates

David Liittschwager
For A World in One Cubic Foot, esteemed nature photographer David Liittschwager took a bright green metal cube—measuring precisely one cubic foot—and set it in various ecosystems around the world, from Costa Rica to Central Park.
£28.35

Picture of John Shaw’s Guide to Digital Nature Photography

Publisher's Description

For over four decades, John Shaw’s authentic voice and trusted advice has helped photographers achieve impressive shots in the great outdoors. In his first-ever book on digital photography, Shaw provides in-depth advice on everything from equipment and lenses to thorough coverage of digital topics including how to use 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, and complete with more than 250 jaw-dropping images, John Shaw’s Guide to Digital Nature Photography is the one book you’ll need to beautifully capture the world around you.

Publisher: Amphoto Books

Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2"

240 Pages

John Shaw
Photography legend John Shaw returns with his much-anticipated guide to digital nature photography, complete with more than 250 extraordinarily beautiful photographs.
£15.29

Picture of Lightning Tree SIGNED

Signed copies

Publisher's Description

Published on the occasion of the The One-Eyed Thief at the Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati.,September 12, 2014 - February 22, 2015, as part of the FOTOFOCUS Biennial 2014, Cincinnati.

'Trees are nature's grand manifestation of beauty and true chaos. Everything is connected to trees, history memory, past and future. One day we started looking into our archive like looking into a forest. This publication is one tree in this forest. The tree that was singled out and struck by lightning.' — Onorato & Krebs

Publisher: Tonk

Size: 300 x 420 mm

48 pages

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Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs
Trees are nature's grand manifestation of beauty and true chaos. Everything is connected to trees, history memory, past and future. One day we started looking into our archive like looking into a forest. This publication is one tree in this forest. The tree that was singled out and struck by lightning.
£18.75

Picture of Earth is my Witness

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Publisher's Description

Over the course of his thirty-year career, award-winning photographer ART WOLFE has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world’s fastest disappearing wildlife, landscapes, and native cultures and are a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve them all. Wolfe’s photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition, and perspective, and his photographic mission is multifaceted: art, wildlife advocacy, and journalism all inform his work.

Advanced printing process: The printing of this book utilizes a revolutionary new color reproduction technique called Chroma Centric™, which is eight times more precise than standard offset printing. To meet the demands of high-density printing, this process uses stochastic screening and specially formulated inks, enhancing the color gamut by more than 25 percent. With this technique, Insight Editions is creating perhaps the most stunning color photography book of its kind.

Publisher: Insight Editions

Size: 11 x 14"

356 pages

Art Wolfe
Wolfe’s photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition, and perspective, and his photographic mission is multifaceted: art, wildlife advocacy, and journalism all inform his work.
£58.50

Picture of Sierra Club Calendar 2015

Publisher's Description

With more than 10 million copies sold, the Sierra Club Wilderness Calendar has been America’s best-loved wall calendar for more than 40 years. The latest edition once again sets the standard with its breathtaking images of wild places across the country – all beautifully reproduced in stunning large format.

Publisher: Sierra Club

Size: 11 5/16 × 13 1/2"


With more than 10 million copies sold, the Sierra Club Wilderness Calendar has been America’s best-loved wall calendar for more than 40 years.
£11.95

Picture of Sierra Club Diary 2015

Publisher's Description

The most popular nature calendar ever published, this Sierra Club classic features 'wire-o' binding, a week-by-week format, and 58 full-color images by America’s leading nature photographers.

Publisher: Sierra Club

6 5/16 × 9 1/4"

120 pages


The most popular nature calendar ever published, this Sierra Club classic features 'wire-o' binding, a week-by-week format, and 58 full-colour images by America’s leading nature photographers.
£12.95

Picture of Oldest Living Things in the World

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The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older. Spanning from Antarctica to Greenland, the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback, the result is a stunning and unique visual collection of ancient organisms unlike anything that has been created in the arts or sciences before, insightfully and accessibly narrated by Sussman along the way.

Her work is both timeless and timely, and spans disciplines, continents, and millennia. It is underscored by an innate environmentalism and driven by Sussman’s relentless curiosity. She begins at “year zero,” and looks back from there, photographing the past in the present. These ancient individuals live on every continent and range from Greenlandic lichens that grow only one centimeter a century, to unique desert shrubs in Africa and South America, a predatory fungus in Oregon, Caribbean brain coral, to an 80,000-year-old colony of aspen in Utah. Sussman journeyed to Antarctica to photograph 5,500-year-old moss; Australia for stromatolites, primeval organisms tied to the oxygenation of the planet and the beginnings of life on Earth; and to Tasmania to capture a 43,600-year-old self-propagating shrub that’s the last individual of its kind. Her portraits reveal the living history of our planet—and what we stand to lose in the future. These ancient survivors have weathered millennia in some of the world’s most extreme environments, yet climate change and human encroachment have put many of them in danger. Two of her subjects have already met with untimely deaths by human hands.

Alongside the photographs, Sussman relays fascinating – and sometimes harrowing – tales of her global adventures tracking down her subjects and shares insights from the scientists who research them. The oldest living things in the world are a record and celebration of the past, a call to action in the present, and a barometer of our future.

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Size: 11 1/2 x 10

304 pages, 124 color plates, 4 infographics

Rachel Sussman
Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older.
£28.35

Picture of My First Summer in the Sierra

Publisher's price $30;our price £6.95
The 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic

Publisher's Description

The founder of the Sierra Club and a driving force behind the creation of our National Parks, naturalist John Muir penned several classic books that inspired the American conservation movement, including this 1911 memoir of his first extended trip to the Sierra Nevada, in what is now Yosemite National Park. Landscape photographer Scot Miller gorgeously illuminates Muir's text in this anniversary edition, from a rosy dawn over Mono Desert to a streak of rainbow hanging over Tuolumne Meadows, as well as several double-page images like a portrait of Yosemite Falls above the Merced River. Muir's own drawings are also here, including some previously unpublished.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

189 pages

10.3 in. x 9.25 in

John Muir; photographs by Scot Miller
Publisher's price $30; our price £6.95 The 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic
£6.95

Picture of Flora

Publisher's Description

When the British Photographer Nick Knight, known to all for his portrait and advertising photography, discovered the collection of pressed flowers in the British Natural History Museum in London, he was so thrilled that he dedicated himself totally to this subject. In his second book he collects fifty of his most beautiful photographs of plant specimens. The pictures emanate a breathtaking beauty and elegance previously unseen in the history of photography.

See here for a presentation on Flora.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel

Size: 235 x 365 mm

80 pages, 46 colour plates

Nick Knight
When the British Photographer Nick Knight, known to all for his portrait and advertising photography, discovered the collection of pressed flowers in the British Natural History Museum in London, he was so thrilled that he dedicated himself totally to this subject.
£38.95

Picture of Sierra Club 2014 Diary (Engagement Calendar)

The most popular nature calendar ever published

  • Stunning images of flora and fauna
  • Week-by-week format with 58 full-color photographs
  • Shrink-wrapped
  • Spiral bound

See here for sample images.


The most popular nature calendar ever published
£11.95

Picture of Across the Ravaged Land

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Publisher's Description

Across the Ravaged Land is the third and final volume in Nick Brandt’s trilogy of books documenting the disappearing animals of eastern Africa. The book offers a darker vision of this world, still filled with a stunning beauty but now tragically tainted and fast disappearing at the hands of man.
In addition to a range of starkly powerful animal portraits, Brandt introduces some new themes, as humans make an appearance for the first time. He also contributes two essays summing up his photographic odyssey, which has taken more than a decade of intensive work to complete.

See Brandt’s site for images.

Publisher: Abrams

Size: 15 x 13"

120 pages

Nick Brandt
The third and final volume in Nick Brandt’s trilogy of books documenting the disappearing animals of eastern Africa.
£36.00

Picture of Earth to Sky: Among Africa’s Elephants, a Species in Crisis

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Michael “Nick” Nichols, longtime photographer for National Geographic as well as the magazine’s editor-at-large for photography, has been working with African elephants for more than twenty years. In Earth to Sky he tells their story through poignant images that bring us directly into their habitats—lush forests and open savannas, or stark landscapes ravaged by human intervention—to observe the animals’ daily engagements and activities. Nichols’s photographs are accompanied here by the words of such celebrated figures in the field of conservation as Iain Douglas-Hamilton, J. Michael Fay, Peter Matthiessen, Cynthia Moss, and David Quammen. In addition, Nichols engages us in his photographic journey with personal and informative introductions to each of the book’s four chapters—exploring life in the wild, the ivory trade, family interactions, and programs for orphaned elephants. In Earth to Sky Nichols demonstrates that the world needs elephants, and insists that we do all we can to protect their spaces and their lives. Sadly, most signs point to a tragic conclusion for these wise and emotionally complex creatures. This book is an urgent call for us to bring that process to a halt, while we still can.

Publisher: Aperture

Size: 11¾ x 8 3⁄8"

188 pages (plus 2 gatefold pages)

Michael Nichols
Michael “Nick” Nichols, longtime photographer for National Geographic as well as the magazine’s editor-at-large for photography, has been working with African elephants for more than twenty years.
£26.96

Picture of One Picture Book #77: birds have wings

Publisher's Description

Having difficulty identifying a particular species of bird through her spotting scope, Carol E. Richards took a photograph through the lens to assist with her research. The resulting picture turned out to be far more than a tool for verification. It had a mood and visual content the artist was drawn to, and led to the creation of a series of beautiful, dream-like vignettes. “Unlike some photographs of wildlife that are clear and provide answers,” says Richards, “these soft visuals raise questions. It was a surprising discovery; as I spied on these birds, I could see their charm and individuality. Who knew?”

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size:5 1/2 x 7 1/4"

16 pages, 12 four-color plates, 1 original photograph.

Carol E. Richards
One Picture Book featuring a series of beautiful, dream-like vignettes of birds as seen through the photographers spotting scope.
£36.00

Picture of New Art of Photographing Nature

Publisher's Description

A new spin on the classic guide to composing stunning images of nature and wildlife

What is the difference between a good picture and a great one? In this fully revised edition of the classic bestseller The Art of Photographing Nature, master photographer Art Wolfe and former Audubon photo editor Martha Hill team up to explain the art of composing images of enduring beauty. Against a backdrop of more than 250 photographs of nature, wildlife, and landscapes, they share insights and advice about what works and what doesn’t, and how small changes can take an image from ordinary to extraordinary. Throughout, all-new tips from digital imaging expert Tim Grey show readers how to make the most of digital technology, whether by choosing the right color space, understanding sensor size, or removing distracting elements in post-processing. The result is an invaluable collection of expert advice updated for the modern age.

Publisher: Amphoto

224 pages

Art Wolfe & Martha Hill
In this fully revised edition of the classic bestseller The Art of Photographing Nature, master photographer Art Wolfe and former Audubon photo editor Martha Hill team up to explain the art of composing images of enduring beauty.
£17.99

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