Reef and Rainforest

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Author(s): Michael McCoy
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2010
Product Number: EB00770602
Released: Oct 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780643102125
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
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Description

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 the 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 behavioural nuances of marine and terrestrial wildlife. Almost all the wildlife images are of free-living, non-posed subjects, photographed as they were encountered. Along with the stunning photography, the detailed and reflective captions are drawn from the author's experiences. Reef and Rainforest conveys the richness and diversity of the natural world with maximum visual impact.

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