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Walking on Water

The Daredevil Acrobatics of a Pioneering Photographer

By Kos Evans

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Format: Hardback, 160 pages
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 03 January 2013
Kos Evans has blazed a trail through the photographic world with her unique style and daredevil antics. Famous for her amazing, innovative angles, she stands out because of the often dangerous lengths she goes to to get the best shot. Some of her most well-known images were taken from the top of masts, or hanging over the sides of boats, or in the water, capturing speeding boats from only inches away. This photographic showcase features her most amazing and beautiful pictures. With descriptive captions detailing the background of each shot (how she came to be taking it, the difficulties she encountered), this collection tells the story of Kos's incredible skill and and intrepid acrobatics. Walking on Water is a gorgeous celebration of outstanding marine photography, packed with spectacular images that take you close to the action. For her entire career Kos has captured dramatic, eyecatching shots that made her the envy of her peers; this book provides a unique insight into the work and skills of a remarkable indomitable female photographer who has made her distinctive mark in what is very much a tough man's world. The book also includes a Foreword by Duran Duran singer and keen sailor Simon Le Bon.

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A spectacular showcase of the most dramatic, most eyecatching images taken by Kos Evans, the daredevil nautical photographer who has made her name by getting right up close to the action. Foreword by Simon Le Bon.

About the Author

Kos Evans has been photographing boats and the sea since her teens. She has photographed many of the major marine events (America's Cup, Whitbread Round the World Race, Sydney-Hobart Race, Fastnet Race and more) as well as undertaking assignments for the like of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Sir Peter Blake and Ben Ainslie. She has won numerous awards for her work, and has made enough of a name for herself that she is known worldwide simply as 'Kos'.

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A gorgeous celebration of outstanding marine photography, packed with spectacular images that take you close to the action. Yachting Life Filled with some simply awesome shots, plus the author's first-hand accounts of how she snapped them make for an intriguing read. All at Sea Staggering images... with Kos' text giving funny, exhilarating and, above all, impressive insight and commentary. Outdoor Photography showcase[s] the stunning sailing photographs of a very brave and skillful woman whose camera techniques are second to none...a visual feast with some cracking tales. Royal Naval Sailing Association

EAN: 9781408178447
ISBN: 1408178443
Publisher: Thomas Reed Publications
Dimensions: 27.2 x 23.2 centimetres (0.86 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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