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Gifts for Nature Photographers

National Geographic Live! The Photographers: Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell DVD
National Geographic Live! The Photographers: Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell DVD
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

National Geographic Live! events feature entertaining and visually spectacular presentations by the world's leading explorers, scientists, photographers, and naturalists. Now available on DVD and enhanced by award-winning images, this volume showcases the dynamic live presentations by leading photographers Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell.


$19.95
$8.99
National Geographic Photographing Birds
National Geographic Photographing Birds
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Category: Books/Photography

There are an estimated 85 million American birders, and just about every one carries a camera. But there's an art to capturing birds on film, and who better to reveal the tricks of the trade than two of National Geographic's foremost birders/photographers?


$19.95
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
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Category: Books/Photography

Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivaled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic's most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium's ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged, the remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to enjoy the smorgasbord of colors, textures, and sensations that comprise the fabric of everyday life.


$40.00
$19.95
Visions of Earth
Visions of Earth
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Visions of Earth raises a curtain on the wonders of the world and thrills us with nature's opulence and humanity's splendor. Each image alone exposes a nugget of our planet's magnificence; the totality of the collection goes beyond our imagination. Turning the pages, viewers are struck by the richness of life on Earth. One photograph is more awe-inspiring than the next—chosen by veteran National Geographic magazine photo editors to present what is visually incredible. The photographs are drawn from the popular "Visions of Earth" feature in the magazine, (rated Number 1 by readers), from our own storied Image Collection, and from renowned photographers throughout the world, many never-before published.


$40.00
$20.00
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

When a few of these photographs first appeared in the National Geographic magazine January 2009 issue, they were hailed as an arresting reminder of the hundreds of species teetering on the brink of final extinction—more than 1,200 animals and plants in all. Now, in Rare, Joel Sartore and National Geographic present 80 iconic images, representing a lifelong commitment to the natural world and a three-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act and the creatures it exists to protect.


$24.00
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the spectacle as brilliant pink flamingos run faster and faster along the surface of the water before taking off and landing to form the perfect shape of a huge flamingo. Track muddy footprints across a rain-drenched salt pan to find a lone wildebeest that joins a herd of zebras. Even catch a glimpse of a large group of sharks that glide silently through shallow water in search of their next meal.


$17.95
Relentless Enemies
Relentless Enemies
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Of all their experience, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert consider their two years with the lions of Duba the most exciting, important research they have done—here presented in fascinating text and 100 gripping images.


$40.00
Winged Seduction: Birds of Paradise DVD
Winged Seduction: Birds of Paradise DVD
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Join National Geographic photographer Tim Laman and ornithologist Ed Scholes into the jungles of one of last wild places on earth—New Guinea. Far-flung islands, impenetrable jungle and extreme elevations all create areas of isolation where ordinary birds have evolved into some of the most beautifully bizarre species on earth. Digital explorers on an old-fashioned quest, Tim and Ed have survived everything the jungle has to throw at them to become first in the world to capture all 39 species of Birds of Paradise on film.


$24.95
America's Endangered Species: Don't Say Goodbye DVD Exclusive
America's Endangered Species: Don't Say Goodbye DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Can a picture save a species? Photographers Susan Middleton and David Littschwager are in a race against the clock to capture powerful portraits of America's most threatened creatures. Join them on this unforgettable adventure that takes them from the California Sierra to the deep South, from the woods of North Carolina to the Pacific's shores. Along the way, they encounter a camera-shy, black-footed ferret, capture the beauty of golden trout, help release a pair of red wolves back to the wild, and watch from a front-row seat as a bald eagle chick is returned to its cliff side nest. Their every picture tells a story about America's natural treasures.


$19.95
$8.99
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

"Out of a windless August night
A luna moth in ghostly light
Beat softly on my window screen
Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green.
She whispered secrets in my ear—
I am but a stranger here.
The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I.
You will not see me here tonight—/I have a thousand stars to write.”


$24.95
National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs
National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Adorably cute and amazingly fast, the cheetah is a perennial favorite among kids. This National Geographic Reader will delight kids with beautiful photographs and mind-boggling facts about this majestic and mysterious cat. Did you know a cheetah could go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds? True to the National Geographic Kids’ style and trusted reputation, snack size bites of information provide easily digestible learning that fulfills both the reader’s curiosity and sense of achievement.


$3.99
Mysteries in Our National Parks: Wolf Stalker
Mysteries in Our National Parks: Wolf Stalker
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Jack Landon, 12, and his younger sister, Ashley, accompany their veterinarian mother and photographer father to Yellowstone Park. Mrs. Landon has been called in to investigate an incident in which a hunting dog was purportedly chased onto park land and killed by a pack of wolves. The family dynamics are complicated by Troy, a troubled teen who is in the temporary foster care of the Landons. Due to miscommunication and unforseen circumstances, the young people end up spending a freezing night alone in the wild. Arrogant and condescending, Jack tries to assume control of the group, but Troy has his own agenda. Ashley, annoyed by her brother's attitude, asserts herself, and Jack finds that he must cooperate rather than dominate. The kids witness the shooting of a wolf and fear that the armed man may still be around. Throughout the night, they stay with the wounded wolf around a fire and talk and tell stories. In the morning, they are rescued and each has been affected by the ordeal. The wolf is saved and the mystery of the stalker is solved. This exciting book emphasizes the natural beauty and dangers of the wild. It includes several pages of full-color photos and facts about the Wolf Restoration Project and the nature of wolves.


$4.99
Tigers Forever
Tigers Forever
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

A dramatically close encounter with tigers in their native lands, documented by award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter, tells the story of the worldwide fight to protect the species. Fascinating to animal lovers, environmentalists, and all lovers of cats, big and small.


$40.00
Birds of Paradise
Birds of Paradise
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Legendary naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace once observed, "The bird of paradise really deserves its name and must be ranked as one of the most beautiful and most wonderful of living things." In this dazzling photo essay, Tim Laman and Edwin Scholes explain why, presenting gorgeous full-color photographs of all 39 species of the Birds of Paradise that highlight their unique and extraordinary plumage and mating behavior.


$50.00
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve this vital resource.


$25.95
How to Speak Dog
How to Speak Dog
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Do you speak dog? How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative, and photographically driven book that helps kids understand what their dog is trying to tell them through body language and behavior. Super-engaging dog photography, along with National Geographic Kids' signature bold and bouncy design, helps illustrate the key canine concepts. Quick-hit tip boxes, fun facts about mankind's best friends, and informative sidebars from the experts enliven the text. Readers young and old will respond to the irresistible call of the canine in this delightful book that warms hearts and wag tails everywhere—a must-have in every home where pups are looking for love and understanding.


$12.95
Bear
Bear
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Following on the heels of his National Geographic blockbuster Polar Obsession, Paul Nicklen turns his keen photographic eye to North American bears. Stunning images shot by the renowned photojournalist are enriched with personal accounts by noted environmentalists, providing a glimpse into the endangered realm of North America's bears: the grizzly, the polar bear, the black bear, and the rare all-white spirit, or Kermode, bear.


$35.00
The Hidden Life of Wolves
The Hidden Life of Wolves
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Delve into amazingly intimate wolf photography by Jim and Jamie Dutcher, a couple who spent many years living with a pack of wolves at the edge of Idaho's Sawtooth Wilderness, observing their complex social hierarchy. Here is the alpha pair, leaders of the pack, often the only couple that mate. Here are the pups, born with eyes shut in the spring, tousled by their mother through the first six weeks of life. Here is the omega wolf, lowest ranking wolf in the pack, whose subservience, often playful, alleviates pack tension. Here are moments of cooperation and moments of snarling dominance, moments of communication and affection. Here, too, are heartwarming moments of connection between the Dutchers and the wolves, caught in pictures that remind us how close the links are between wolves in the wild and the beloved family dog. Short chapters introduce the wolves as individuals, describe the Dutchers' years of coming to know them, and address the complex conservation issues surrounding the near-extinction and now replenishment of the species in the wild. Sidebars explore myths about wolves, including Native American spirit stories, European fairy tales, and modern ranching hearsay.


$25.00
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: Baby Animals
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: Baby Animals
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Filled with gorgeous photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to adorable baby animals.


$6.99
A Cool Drink of Water- Hardcover OLD
A Cool Drink of Water- Hardcover OLD
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature
An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve this vital resource.
$16.95
Blue Hope
Blue Hope
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Dazzling photographs combine with inspiring insights from international ocean icon Sylvia Earle and other notable ocean advocates, paying a poignant tribute to the beauty and magic of the ocean and shedding light on its abundant gifts to the planet.


$35.00
Daily Gratitude
Daily Gratitude
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Filled with striking, natural-world photographs and insightful quotations, National Geographic's latest inspirational book takes on the most timeless and universal of topics: gratitude. Illuminating the diverse elements that make life precious, this book invites readers to savor what's really important—from friends and family to adventure and success to the simple comforts of home. For anyone interested in celebrating, reflecting on, and sharing the gift of appreciation, this beautiful book will be a keepsake to treasure every day of the year.


$19.95
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Animal Friendship! Collection
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Animal Friendship! Collection
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Animals can be special friends—both to humans and to other animals. Readers will love every minute as they read these heartwarming—and completely true!—stories of animal friendships, including unlikely animal pairs, a National Geographic photographer's unexpected bond with a whale, and touching animal rescues. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down. The collection includes the Best Friends Forever, The Whale Who Won Hearts, and Lucky Leopards Chapter Books.


$14.99
2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

O Canada! The truth north, strong and free. Canadians take pride in their nation's varied landscapes. From its great white Northern tundra to its colorful coniferous autumns and rolling prairies, Canada’s varied landscape is presented here with 12 images by leading landscape photographers. National Geographic Canada 2014 is a breath of fresh air as it provides majestic, vivid photographs of this captivating country.


$14.95
$5.99
National Geographic Wildlife Special Issue
National Geographic Wildlife Special Issue
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Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

This special issue combines stunning images, stories, and even photography tips from the world’s best wildlife photographers, including David Doubilet, Chris Johns, and Paul Nicklen. Equatorial, temperate, and polar regions are covered with numerous two page spreads.


$10.99
National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
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Category: Books/Photography

Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the most extensive, valuable, and unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection. The book by the same name, now in small format, lets readers plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today. Both iconic and never-before-seen images from virtually every corner of the globe, every species of wildlife, and amazing human achievements in exploration, adventure, science, and more are showcased and placed in historic, artistic, technical, and journalistic context. The book is divided into four themes: Wilderness, Exploration, and Adventure; Wildlife; Peoples, Cultures, and Lifestyles; Science and Climate Change. Each section's content and images describe the evolution of photography, both technically and aesthetically.


$17.95
Life In Color
Life In Color
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple, and red. Smaller sections present images in silver, brown, black, gold, white, and "unseen color"—not seen with the naked eye, such as laser, the universe, and microscopic images. Throughout, interesting quotes and surprising short insights in the captions give the reader an entirely new look at the color in the world around us.


$40.00
Wide Angle
Wide Angle
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Category: Books/Photography

In 250 glorious photographs Wide Angle: National Geographic Greatest Places documents the beauty and depth of every part of the world. Delving deeply into a picture archive that houses over ten million images, with many photographs being published for the first time, this new book-the third and final in the "greatest photographs" series-presents the world's amazingly diverse places with epic grandeur, unparalleled intimacy, romantic beauty, and gritty realism. The photographs are landscapes, cityscapes, famous landmarks, and unfamiliar spots that reveal special qualities of geography or culture one might otherwise never see.


$16.95
National Geographic 125th Anniversary: Photos That Amaze DVD
National Geographic 125th Anniversary: Photos That Amaze DVD
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Category: DVDs/Best of National Geographic

Get the inside scoop on the most breathtaking and provocative images we’ve published in this double feature DVD. National Geographic 125th Anniversary: Photos That Amaze is an intimate look at the life’s work of National Geographic photographers and the stories behind the most unforgettable photographs to have graced the pages of National Geographic Magazine.


$24.95
The Ansel Adams Wilderness
The Ansel Adams Wilderness
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Category: Books/Photography

In this exquisitely photographed and affordable keepsake book, esteemed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Like Adams, Essick aims to instill respect for the awesome yet fragile beauty of the High Sierras. The stunning images in this book reinterpret this powerful landscape through the modern lens of digital photography. Interspersed with illuminating words from prominent naturalists and conservationists, these photographs offer a new view of one of the country's most timeless and striking national parks. Elegant and evocative, this modern tribute to one of photography's greatest masters will be treasured by camera buffs and nature lovers alike.


$22.95