In 1997, scientist Dr Philip Stander discovered a small pride of lions in the heart of the desert. What began as a study soon turned into a lifelong commitment to the preservation of these animals. The new Vanishing Kings book is a world-first glimpse into the secret world of desert-adapted lions. Take a peek inside the book with this video. Inspired by the images? Wild Card members can sharpen their photographic skills with photo crits and take a photo trip with Heinrich van den Berg and Jaco Powell.
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Dr Philip Stander reveals how big cats survive in a harsh environment with never seen before photos from the Namib Desert. His carefully researched insights shed light on this predator's unique survival strategies.
Sharpen your skills with feedback from a pro. Upload a collection of your nature images and receive a crit by way of a personalised video with tips and feedback.Read more
Dr Philip Stander has devoted two decades of his life to studying the desert lions of Namibia. Will and Lianne Steenkamp are film makers of the internationally acclaimed documentary, Vanishing Kings. Together they have created a book that is the first of its kind. Read more
With over 30 books published, HPH Publishing is synonymous with conservation and nature photography. They specialise in high quality natural history books with exceptional photography. Click here to read more about their publications. Heinrich van den Berg is a well-known wildlife photographer and publisher.
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