Richmond Park: London's Wildlife Haven

Text byJohn Karter

April 22, 2021|
Richmond Park: London's Wildlife Haven by John Karter
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• A new edition of this photographic tribute to London''s largest park• Resplendent, masterful photography captures the park across the seasons, from every angle• Stunning wildlife shots and splendid landscapes - a green oasis near the city''s heart"A stunning collection of photographs by Alex Saberi, which illustrate the rich diversity of wildlife in Richmond Park throughout the seasons." - Discover "Alex''s ethereal, fairy-tale-like images are a real wonder. His grasp of light, location and atmosphere make these photographs ones that border on the unique." - Amateur Photographer Sir David Attenborough has described Richmond Park as "A very special place" - and with good reason. This vast oasis of green, just eight miles from the center of London, is an ecological pearl in the midst of sprawling urbanization. The park, most famous for its herd of 630 Fallow and Red Deer, is not only Europe''s largest park, but is as big as the seven other royal parks combined. Since King Charles I enclosed the park in 1637, it has provided a haven of tranquility and diversion for all its visitors. Today, some 77 million people pass through its gates each year. In this beautiful book, Alex Saberi captures Richmond Park''s unique blend of rare and diverse wildlife, plant life and rolling landscapes. From a crow perching on a bench in the morning haze to a foolhardy Labrador, breaking impatiently away from its owner, the photographs capture its inherent beauty as well as those rare moments of wildlife action and majesty that only yield themselves to the most patient and knowledgeable of observers.
Alex Saberi has been photographing Richmond Park for many years. His photographs were featured prominently in the Guide to Richmond Park, published in 2011 by Friends of Richmond Park. In the same year these photographs also appeared in The Times, The Independent, The Sun, The Daily Mail and Metro. Alex Saberi won the Environmental Pro...
Title:Richmond Park: London's Wildlife Haven
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.28 X 9.84 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.28 X 9.84 X 0.61 in
Published:April 22, 2021
Publisher:ACC Art Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781788840903

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