The master photographers making up this volume are Tim Laman Lexington, MA, Brian Skerry Uxbridge, MA, Steve Winter Hoboken, NJ Art Wolfe Seattle, Hannu Hautala Finland, Klaus Nigge Germany, Thomas P. Peschak Germany/South Africa, Tui de Roy New Zealand, Cyril Ruoso France, and Stefano Unterthiner Italy. These influential artists provide us with insight into the natural world, from vast, beautiful landscapes and genuinely wild creatures in their natural habitat to spectacular shots of natural phenomena, groundbreaking underwater images and outstanding photojournalism. Each portfolio profiles the photographer their approach, influences and aims and displays 10 iconic images reflecting their work's range. The accompanying captions focus on why the images are special for the photographer as well as telling the stories behind their creation. Revealing the inspiration behind some of the world s most important nature photographs, this beautiful book will captivate art enthusiasts, photographers and all those with a passion for nature."