Australasian Nature Photography 05

Paperback - October 2008 - AU $39.95

Results of the 2008 ANZANG competition, showcasing the best photographs of animals, plants and landscapes taken in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.

The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back over the fifty million years since the break-up of the great southern continent of Gondwanaland. ANZANG Nature is an organisation whose focus is enhancing a general awareness of this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the region's nature and wilderness and promoting an annual competition to find the Nature and Landscape photographer of the year. + Full description

Australasian Nature Photography presents more than 110 of the finest photographs submitted to the competition. Each photograph is accompanied by technical information as well as anecdotes about how the picture was taken, which will stimulate yet further interest in the flora and fauna and their conservation in the region.

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"Highly recommended especially for nature and wildlife photography collections."
James A Cox, The Midwest Book Review, April 2009

"ANZANG Nature has again combined with CSIRO PUBLISHING to produce this great book. Not just the quality of the reproductions but also the quality of the images are superb in every sense."
Tim Newbery (Australian Photograph Society, January/February 2009)


Paperback | October 2008 | $ 39.95
ISBN: 9780643095694 | 136 pages | 255 x 235 mm
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Colour photographs


  • Exquisite photography
  • Details of each photograph enhances interest for the photographic market
  • Unique in Australasia
  • Accompanying high profile photography exhibitions in State capitals
  • Nature and photography information relevant to primary, secondary and tertiary education libraries


ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year – 2008
ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year – 2008, Portfolio Prize
Section 1: Animal Behaviour
Section 2: Animal Portrait
Section 3: Botanical Subject
Section 4: Underwater Subject
Section 5: Wilderness Landscape
Section 6: Threatened Animals or Plants
Section 7: Black and White
Section 8: Interpretive Photography
Section 9: Our Impact
Section 10: Junior Photography
Digital Photographic Workflow: Selected Photographers’ Comments