Journeys In The Wild: The Secret Life Of A Cameraman

byGavin ThurstonForeword bySir David Attenborough

August 11, 2020|
Journeys In The Wild: The Secret Life Of A Cameraman by Gavin Thurston
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''Modest, down to earth and full of humour, this is one of the best books about filming I''ve ever read.'' MICHAEL PALIN

''Extraordinary: Gavin''s easy prose and gasp-making encounters make for a gripping and very funny read. It''s a rollercoaster ride with a complete professional. I loved it.'' JOANNA LUMLEY

''[Gavin is] a great cameraman with infinite patience, but also a writer with great powers of observation and expression. Brilliant!'' ALAN TITCHMARSH

From Gavin Thurston, the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough comes extraordinary and adventurous true stories of what it takes to track down and film our planet''s most captivating creatures.

Gavin has been a wildlife photographer for over thirty years. Against a backdrop of modern world history, he''s lurked in the shadows of some of the world''s remotest places in order to capture footage of the animal kingdom''s finest: prides of lions, silverback gorillas, capuchin monkeys, brown bears, grey whales, penguins, mosquitoes - you name it he''s filmed it.

Come behind the camera and discover the hours spent patiently waiting for the protagonists to appear; the inevitable dangers in the wings and the challenges faced and overcome; and the heart-warming, life-affirming moments the cameras miss as well as capture.

What other readers are saying about Journeys in the Wild:

''It''s touching, it''s thought provoking and its emotional...Go pick it up. It''s an absolute inspiration of a book.'' Goodreads

''Full of unbelievable anecdotes from decades of work, some absolutely hilarious, this book left me in complete wonder.'' Goodreads

''An amazing read and I would heartily recommend it to everyone I know.'' Goodreads

Gavin Thurston is an award-winning cameraman specialising in wildlife. He has worked on 17 of Sir David Attenborough''s series and has travelled and filmed on all seven continents and at both North and South poles. Recently, whilst filming for Blue Planet 2 he was in the submersible that set the world record for deepest dive in Antarct...
Title:Journeys In The Wild: The Secret Life Of A CameramanFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:448 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:448 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 1 inPublished:11 août 2020Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841883115

ISBN - 13:9781841883113

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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