Eagerly awaited photographic ‘bible’ Remembering Rhinos launched this week. The follow up to the highly acclaimed Remembering Elephants, Remembering Rhinos comprises images generously donated by many of the world’s best wildlife photographers, each of which is united in their desire to make a stand against poaching.
Created by wildlife photographer Margot Raggett, all profits will go to rhino protection projects via The Born Free Foundation. 65 of the world’s best wildlife photographers have donated images to the book, which will cover all living species of rhino across Africa and Asia, with a foreword by Zoologist and Environmentalist Mark Carwardine.
The cost of printing has beeen covered by a Kickstarter campaign meaning 100% of the cover price goes to projects protecting rhinos in Africa and Asia via The Born Free Foundation.
The 31st of October saw a private VIP viewing at La Galleria, Pal Mall of all of the images used in the book where all prints could be viewed in their full size glory. The exhibition will run at the gallery until the 11th November
Free entry. Open 10am-5pm each day.
La Galleria Pall Mall
5b Pall Mall
30 Royal Opera Arcade
London SW1Y 4UY
Tel 0207 930 8069 W www.lagalleria.org/
The Remembering Rhinos book public launch was held at The Royal Geographical Society in London, on Wednesday 1st November 2017. It was introduced by the President of The Born Free Foundation, Will Travers OBE and compered by founder Margot Raggett, it featured heart moving talks by Saving The Survivors founder Johan Marais and former Wildlife Photographer of the Year Steve Winter. The evening culminated in an auction of some of the images from the book, as well as a few other goodies.
There will be 4000 copies of this first edition, which are expected to become a collectors’ item in years to come.
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Contributing photographers to the book are as follows:
Theo Allofs, Andrew Aveley, Daryl Balfour, Stephen Belcher, Will Burrard-Lucas, Marina Cano, Ayesha Cantor, Mark Carwadine, David Cayless, Vladimír Čech Jr., Peter Chadwick, Marius Coetzee, Shem Compion, Alain Compost, Keith Connelly, Rob Cottle, Ross Couper, Willem Dekker, Peter Delaney, Michel Denis-Huot, Anja Denker, Mark Dumbleton, Morkel Erasmus, Denise Eriksson, Paul Goldstein, Chris Grech, Neil Aldridge, Jan van der Greef, Todd Gustafson, Hilary Hann, Roger Hooper, Britta Jaschinski, Brendon Jennings, Frans Lanting, David Lloyd, George Logan, Piper Mackay, Thomas Mangelsen, Johan Marais, Mike Muizebelt, Elliot Neep, Heinrich Neumeyer, Nick Newman, Hilary O’Leary, Marsel Van Oosten, Pete Oxford, Richard Peters, Michael Poliza, Isak Pretorius, Margot Raggett, Gurcharan Roopra, Angie Scott, William Steel, Jonas Stenqvist, James Suter, Greg du Toit, Marlon du Toit, Steve & Ann Toon, Hendri Ventner, Federico Veronesi, Tom Way, James Warwick, Shannon Wild, Steve Winter, Art Wolfe.