How do you take the perfect photograph? What goes into capturing a fleeting moment before it vanishes forever, and turning it into a memorable photo? The Magic Moment showcases a collection of awe-inspiring nature-based images where everything came together perfectly. They're taken by some of the world's finest photographers, who explain how planning, preparation, patience, technique, and, of course, luck, helped all the elements fall into place.
A former Section Editor with BBC Wildlife Magazine, Anna Levin has been a freelancer for over ten years. She specializes in wildlife and natural history journalism for magazines, newspapers, and environmental organizations, and spent eight years as Contributing Editor with the magazine of the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. Recently, she has collaborated with renowned wildlife photographer Laurie Campbell, and they published the book Otters Return to the River (Birlinn Ltd). Her other publications include guides to the marine mammals of the Hebrides, the wildlife of Mull, and official guidebooks for the Scottish Seabird Centre and the gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (RBGE). She was Editor of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolios 11 and 13 and co-edited The Living Collection, the story of RBGE.