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Stories by various authors, compiled by Phillip & Ingrid van den Berg, Heinrich van den Berg
Wildlife photography is about thrill– the thrill of the chase, the thrill of capturing the perfect image, and the thrill of the experience.
IntroducingPhoto Tales.HPH Publishing has collated a book of the most thrilling, the most interesting, and the most amusing photo tales; the stories behind the images. These photo stories are the ultimate tales, chosen from hundreds of submissions. Each photographer has a captivating tale to tell – and the photos to prove it!
Read about the snake and the eagle’s mutual destruction, the ghostly honey badger, what the wannabe photographer captured of the leopard, and find out what happened to that baby baboon...
The stories and images were meticulously pored over by theHPH Publishingteam, including internationally-awarded wildlife photographers, to ensure the best, most entertaining stories were unanimously selected, makingPhoto Talesa delight to those with enquiring minds, adventurous spirits, and all who love animals.
The painted wolf, also known as wild dog and painted dog, is Africa’s most persecuted predator. It is also its most elusive and enigmatic. Few people know it exists, even fewer care.
Two remarkable people do care and have launched a major campaign to raise global awareness of the species and its plight. For six years, wildlife photographer and author Nicholas Dyer has been tracking and photographing the painted wolves on foot in the Zambezi Valley. For twenty years, conservationist Peter Blinston has been doing all he can to save them from extinction.
Peter and Nick have come together to write a first-of-its-kind book on the painted wolf. Expertly narrated across 300 pages and illustrated with over 220 stunning images, this book will not only let you into the secret world of the painted wolves, but is a powerful work of art, with elegant design, compelling stories, and printed to the highest standard. Mark Carwardine, who has written the foreword, describes it as a “highly informative, inspirational, beautifully illustrated, and critically important book.”
Nicholas Dyer grew up in Kenya and always had a passion for photography. After careers in finance and marketing, stuck behind a desk in London, he took the decision to return to Africa and turn his life around to dedicate it to photography, writing and wildlife conservation. He discovered the wild dogs of Mana Pools National Park, fell in love with them and has spent much of the last five years living in a tent while following and photographing three packs on foot.
Peter Blinston fell in love with African wild dogs while watching documentaries in his native England. He volunteered for Painted Dog Conservation from home in England for two years and then initially moved to Zimbabwe as an unpaid six-month volunteer. He has now been there for 20 years and serves as Managing Director. Peter has helped translate the initial vision for PDC into effective programs that have made a significant difference to the survival of the species.
The Painted Wolf Foundation
The aim of the Painted Wolf Foundation (PWF) is to raise awareness about this much threatened and ignored species and to support organisations that conserve paintedwolves in the field. We do this by combining expert conservation knowledge with skills in communication and social media. PWF is a registered charity with the UK Charity Commission (Registered Charity Number 1176674). The trustees of PWF are Peter Blinston, Nicholas Dyer and Diane Skinner. All profits from the book go into the Painted Wolf Foundation. Funds raised will go directly to the organisations in the field who are doing the critical work to save these neglected creatures.
HPH Publishing stel Kruger Routes bekend, die verkorte weergawe van die topverkoper Kruger Self-Drive.
Na aanleiding van versoeke vir 'n reisgenootboek na die harde omslag Kruger Self-Drive, kom die kleiner sagteband-weergawe met voorgestelde roetes vanaf kampe, stergradering van paaie, 'n volledige kaart van die park; asook uitstekende foto's soos van die Van den Bergs verwag word, en allerhande interessante feite.
Die boek sit die Self-Drive-nalatenskap voort as die beste metgesel vir die Krugerpark. Dit bevat 'n volledige kaart van die park en beskrywings van alle roetes. Lesers vind die afdeling oor Die Nege Beste Paaie die nuttigste, terwyl infomasie oor openingstye, seisoene, reënval en weer van die park help om 'n ideale reis na die park te beplan. Afstande, brandpunte en klassifikasies dra alles by tot die uitgebreide kennis en hulp wat hierdie uitstekende reisboek vir sowel nuwe as ervare parkbesoekers sal bied.
SLEUTELFUNKSIES Voorgestelde roetes vanaf kampe Stergradeering van alle paaie Uitgebreide Kruger-kaart Pragtige foto's Interessante feite Aantekeninge oor paaie Handige reisformaat
Vir Kruger Routes, die engelse weergave van Kruger-Roetes, gaan hier.
HPH Publishing introduces Kruger Routes, the condensed version of the bestselling Kruger Self-Drive.
Following requests for a travel companion book to the hard-cover Kruger Self-Drive, comes the smaller, soft-cover version covering suggested routes from camps, star ratings of roads, a complete map of the park; coupled as always with the awarding-winning images expected from the Van den Bergs, and many interesting facts.
The book continues the Self-Drive legacy as the ultimate companion to the Kruger Park. It contains a full map of the Park, and descriptions of all routes, including amenities and recommendations on each. Readers will find the section on The Nine Best Drives most useful, whilst tips on park opening times, seasons, rainfall, and weather will help in planning an ideal trip into the Park. Distances, hotspots, and road ratings all add to the extensive knowledge and assistance this excellent travel book will bring to both new and seasoned park visitors alike.
Suggested routes from camps
Star ratings of all roads
Extensive Kruger map
Notes on roads
Handy travel-size format
For Kruger-Roetes, the Afrikaans version of Kruger Routes, click here.
Fantastic, really love it and inspired by the love that went into this project...superbly done!!
This is the best value I’ve ever seen. Beautiful pictures and travel information and a must have for every traveller, nature enthusiastic and photoprapher.
Extremely friendly and reliable service. Fast and efficient! Thank you so much.