Comox Valley wildlife photographer Catherine Babault launches new book

Local wildlife photographer Caerine Babault has released a new book. Photo supplied.

Vancouver Island Wildlife is a photographic journey by award-winning Comox Valley nature photographer Catherine Babault.

Divided into two sections, On the Coast and In the Forest, this photographic journey features over 150 stunning images of Vancouver Island’s biodiversity and wild landscapes.

In this exquisite book, Babault presents rare and candid moments featuring charismatic animals, such as the black bear, sea otter, Roosevelt elk, sea lion, bald eagle, and the rare Vancouver Island marmot. With a keen eye for details, she creates intimate portraits of flora species found in the rainforest and in subalpine meadows. Splendid images of moss-covered trees in autumn foliage complete this compilation of impressive photographs.

Captioned with anecdotes, and conservation and photographic techniques information, this beautiful book invites the reader into a natural world with unique ecosystems, and is certain to capture the interest of photographers, travellers and nature-lovers.

The 160-page book was released Oct. 5. Order online at www.catherinebabault.com

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