Reef and Rainforest

Reef and Rainforest

by Michael McCoy


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Reef and Rainforest by Michael McCoy

Reef and Rainforest is a photographic portrayal of marine and terrestrial life in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions – the tropics of north-eastern Australia, together with the South Pacific nations of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

The photographs were taken over a period of more than 30 years while the author was living in Solomon Islands and northern Australia. They depict life on the coral reefs, in the rainforests and in adjacent tropical savannahs.

From detailed macro studies to sweeping scenics and aerials, the photographs are impressive for both their technical/compositional expertise and the unique insight they provide into the behavioral nuances of marine and terrestrial wildlife.

Reef and Rainforest conveys the richness and diversity of the natural world with maximum visual impact.

Key Features
* High quality photographic coverage of both marine and terrestrial environments
* Unique portrayal of natural history subjects in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780643096950
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2011
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael McCoy lived in the Solomon Islands for 26 years, where he worked as a professional photographer and writer, specializing in natural history and ethnological subjects.

He has authored several books and has worked on contract photo/writing assignments for Australian Geographic and photo assignments for National Geographic, and as a consultant for several television documentary productions including the BBC Natural History Unit’s South Pacific.

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