PARK CITY, Utah — The Images of Nature(R) gallery at 364 Main Street announces the release of Thomas D. Mangelsen’s latest book “The Natural World” (ISBN-13: 978-0977467259) with an artist reception and book signing Saturday, March 10th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tom Mangelsen will be making a personal appearance at the Park City Images of Nature gallery and will be signing books and sharing stories of his travels.

Thomas D. Mangelsen’s The Natural World is his latest and most lavish of photographic books. Tom selected 115 of his most important panoramic images out of a library of more than 20,000. This new collection represents over twenty years making photographs with this medium.

Spanning six continents and crossing the northern- to the southern-most extremes of the Earth, these spectacular images take both an intimate and far-reaching look into the natural world that has inspired artists, conservationists and adventurers for centuries. Thomas D. Mangelsen’s The Natural World stands as a record of the Earth’s last great places.

Thomas D. Mangelsen has long been recognized as one of the world’s premier nature photographers. His images have been seen and admired by millions. Mangelsen’s photographs have appeared in National Geographic, Audubon, National Wildlife, Smithsonian, Natural History, Newsweek, American Photo, Wildlife Art, and other publications.

Recently recognized as one of the 100 most important people in photography by American Photo magazine, Mangelsen has also been honored with an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Photographic Society, awarded the North American Nature Photographer Association’s (NANPA) Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year, and was named the 1994 Wildlife Photographer of the Year by the British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) as well as British Gas. His work has been displayed in natural history museums across the United States, Canada and Europe.

Book summary: “The Natural World” by Thomas D. Mangelsen (ISBN-10: 0977467252, ISBN-13: 978-0977467259, hardcover, 256pp 19.2 x 10.4″, Channel Photographics).

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