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Nature's Paradise: Costa Rica

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Douglas Goodell(Author), Marco Saborio(Author)

187 pages, colour photos throughout

Brio Press

Hardback | Apr 2012 | #199268 | ISBN-13: 9781937061814
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About this book

Nature's Paradise celebrates the boundless natural wonders of Costa Rica, spanning many different parts of the country in different seasons. This photo essay showcases the photographers favorite examples of ora, fauna, and special locations, and strives to highlight the variety of scenic viewing opportunities available to travelers. The majority of the photographs were taken in wild, natural settings; only select, rare subjects, such as the big cats, were photographed in captivity. Included are a few tips on photography, as well as information on where the subjects are located.

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Douglas Goodell has been photographing wildlife for many years. At the urging of friends and family, he first traveled to Costa Rica in 2004, and has made frequent return trips to the country. Doug met Marco Sabrio, a resident of Costa Rica, on one of these early trips. The two photographers found much in common and have been working together ever since. Marco has been photographing Costa Rica all his life, sometimes while guiding other photographers and biologists.

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