Wild Seas, Secret Shores of Africa

Wild Seas, Secret Shores of Africa

by Thomas Peschak
     
 

Wild Seas, Secret Shores of Africa offers a breathtakingly beautiful underwater journey around the African coast. The images portray all major marine habitats, from kelp forests to coral reefs, and feature a range of marine species in action, from iconic apex predators like great white and tiger sharks, whales and dolphins, to the lesser-known but equally

Overview

Wild Seas, Secret Shores of Africa offers a breathtakingly beautiful underwater journey around the African coast. The images portray all major marine habitats, from kelp forests to coral reefs, and feature a range of marine species in action, from iconic apex predators like great white and tiger sharks, whales and dolphins, to the lesser-known but equally fascinating creatures such as jellyfish and starfish. Each photograph tells a story or provides a fresh look at a familiar subject; together they make a resounding statement for marine conservation. Each picture is repeated as a thumbnail in the second half and a photo story and photo specs are given. Through this unique and useful resource, readers gain insight into how the pictures were taken, and what the camera settings were-enhancing their own photo-adventures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770075900
Publisher:
Random House Struik
Publication date:
03/29/2008
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas P. Peschak is a marine biologist at the University of Cape Town’s Marine Biology Research Institute. He leads ongoing research into abalone poaching, kelp forest ecology, Cape Clawless Otters and the ethno-marine biology knowledge of traditional cultures. He is an experienced field biologist and research diver and has worked in Africa, Central America, the Middle East and in the South Pacific. Thomas is an award winning natural history photographer and writer specializing in underwater and marine wildlife subject across Africa. He is a regular contributor to BBC Wildlife magazine and to Africa Geographic.

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