About the Book
This book is a culmination of a decade of work and endless hours spent photographing in the rainforest. Alexander Vasiljev’s 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.
Coffee-table-size 13" x 11", hardcover, dust Jacket, 224 pages, 181 color full page or full spread photographs, 3 maps.
Award-winning photographer, Alexander (Sasha) Vasiljev is co-director of Nature and Photography Tours www.naturephotographytours.com offering photography trips to Central and South America, and Nepal. In addition, he teaches a variety of digital photography workshops. His work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, as well as galleries and private collections, including the Embassy of the Republic of Costa Rica in Washington, DC. His images and articles has been published in magazines worldwide.