Peter Beren Agency client, Boyd Norton, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Sierra Club’s prestigious Ansel Adams Award. This award honors an individual who has made superlative use of still photography to further conservation causes over a lifetime.
Norton is the photographer and author of 16 books, ranging in topics from African elephants to mountain gorillas, and from Siberia’s Lake Baikal to the Serengeti ecosystem.
His newest work, Conservation Photography Handbook, is due to be published by in early 2016.
There is a landmark exhibit at the Smithsonian, produced by National Geographic and supported by the World Wildlife Fund. Its called “Into Africa” and it features the best of thirty years’ field work by Frans Lanting, one of the world’s most renowned natural history photographers. I’m delighted to be working on a tie-in book to be published by the acclaimed Insight Editions of San Rafael, California and to be working with Frans who I first met in the early ’80s when I worked at Sierra Club Books.
Adams Media has signed Agency client, Loretta Breuning’s book, HABITS OF A HAPPY BRAIN: How to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin and Endorphins, forthcoming for November 2015.
Part memoir and part “How to”, THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CONSERVATION PHOTOGRAPHY by Boyd Norton, will be published in 2015 by Amherst Media.
Art Wolfe’s portrait of the beauty and evolutionary brilliance of camuflage in nature, VANISHING ACT, will be reissued in a new paperback edition by Cameron + Co in a deal struck with the Peter Beren Agency.
Tony Rowell, son of the late famous outdoor photographer, Galen Rowell, has been winning awards and making a name for himself by developing a unique approach to astrophotography or shooting by starlight. Now Tony, represented by the Peter Beren Agency, is taking his astrophotography to Heyday Books for a forthcoming work, entitled “Sierra by Starlight.”