This book is a culmination of a decade of work and endless hours spent photographing in the rainforest. Alexander Vasiljev’s 181 breathtaking images communicate the significance and beauty of the rainforest and introduce the reader to Costa Rica’s natural history.
Prepare yourself for a virtual hike through the lush Lowland Rainforest, and then succumb to the mysterious side of the Montane Cloud Forest. Vasiljev, biologist and award-winning photographer, has captured moments that create an intimate portrait of Costa Rica’s rainforest. Accompanying each photograph are narratives and facts. A separate chapter is devoted to the photography equipment used and valuable tips on how to prepare for photography in the rainforest.
"Rainforest Revered. Wilderness of Costa Rica" will “wow” every nature enthusiast and photography connoisseur, opening a window to Costa Rica’s stunning animal, plant life and tropical landscape.
Upcoming new photography book by A.Vasiljev encompasses over a decade of extensive travels through Costa Rica, Ecuador and Peru to photograph orchids in their natural habitats. A brief preface with emphasis on tropical America orchids will introduce the reader to the colorful and abundant world of tropical orchids.
Arranged alphabetically, the book will illustrate over 400 species from over 30 genera, including many photographs of their natural habitats. The photographs in the book will dazzle the viewer with their vibrant colors and clarity.
Not intended as an orchid identification book, it will be useful as a visual reference for more or less common orchids. Travelers will recognize these species while visiting forest sites in tropical America, especially those of Costa Rica and Ecuador.
This book will be available as a hard copy and iBook, and will make the perfect gift for an orchid enthusiast or anyone who appreciates high quality photography.