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Saturday, March 19, 2011


Shem Compion launches a guide to top wildlife photography spots in South Africa.

An environmentalist and professional nature/wildlife photographer, Shem Compion has a passion for natural areas. Through his creative photography, he channels this into generating an appreciation of the environment.

In this book, Shem Compion – who is also well-known as a photographic tour leader - shares his closely-guarded secrets into the “where to’s” and “how-to’s” of wildlife photography.

Filled with detailed and up-to-date information, Insider’s Guide tells you where to go, how to get there, what you’ll find in the parks and wildlife areas of South Africa and how to make your pictures truly professional. Compion’s photos will inspire, as well as provide guidelines of how to get the same results.

With stunning photography that showcases the beauty of South Africa’s wildlife, coupled with simple easy-to-read chapters, Insider’s Guide is a gem for nature enthusiasts.

Shem Compion, whose work is published worldwide, is known for his original representation of everyday subjects. He is the winner of the 2007 BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Insider’s Guide is published in paperback by Jacana Media and retails at R190.