Natural History Museum £30
Photography book review: The Masters of Nature Photography
By Jim Brandenburg, David Doubilet, Pal Hermansen, Frans Lanting, Thomas D Mangelsen, Vincent Munier, Michael Nicholas, Paul Nicklen, Anup Shah and Christian Ziegler
Saturday 31 August 2013
Bringing together the work of "ten of the world's greatest wildlife photographers", all past winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, this jaw-dropping collection showcases startlingly different techniques and obsessions.
Each photographer provides a portfolio of 10, career-defining images, and each offers a brief biography and an introduction to the techniques used: Brandenburg majored in Art & Art History, and spent six months photographing white wolves in the Arctic; Doubilet built his own underwater camera after he first used a snorkel and mask when he was eight years old.
Munier is influenced by Japanese art and photography and likes to work in wild, snowy locations. His most recent trips have been to Antarctica and Tibet – "the most extreme and gruelling of all".
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
Lucy, film review: Scarlett Johansson will blow your mind in Luc Besson's complex thriller
Miley Cyrus concert banned on morality grounds in the Dominican Republic
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?
American film board gives gay film Love Is Strange R-rating despite no sex or violence
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile