Boyd Norton Named Recipient of 2015 Ansel Adams Award

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.

Frans Lanting’s INTO AFRICA Signed by Insight Editions

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.

New Deals

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.”