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 Spring into Summer Talk Series - Kim Westerskov

Spring into Summer Talk Series - Kim Westerkov : Adventures in photography and life.
Thursday 21 November 2019 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cafler Suite, Forum North, 7 Rust Ave, Whangarei
Cost: Prior registration and gold coin
Contact: Whangarei District Libraries +64 9 430 4206 or email libraryevents@wdc.govt.nz

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Adventures in Photography and Life

World-renowned photographer Kim Westerskov presents a photographic adventure of his life, which takes us on a breath-taking journey of the oceans, their inhabitants and beyond.

Kim will explore the importance of images in documenting our own lives while also exploring the ‘interesting’ relationship photography has always had with ‘the truth’.

He will present a selection of his finest work from a long and adventurous career, including his time swimming with whales and sharks in the tropics, photographing 'The Perfect Storm' and diving under the sea ice in Antarctica.

Kim Westerskov. About Kim Westerskov

Kim is a nature photographer, writer and lecturer. He has a PhD in Marine Sciences from the University of Otago and has written and photographically illustrated 18 books including 'The Seas Around New Zealand'. He is five-time winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This prestigious competition is regarded as the 'Olympics' or 'Oscars' of nature photography.

He also teaches, sharing techniques and insights with keen photographers from New Zealand (and around the world) through photo workshops, field trips and private tuition.

 


Updated: 21/11/2019 4:34 p.m.

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