Wind in My Face, Sun at My Side is the remarkable journey of photographer Tupper Ansel Blake. From his childhood love affair with wildlife to adulthood, he earned the enviable reputation as one of the nation's foremost wildlife photographers. Throughout his career, he continued to enlarge and enhance his reputation by conducting extensive five-year photographic surveys on important wildlife conservation issues. His area of concern encompassed the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic to Central America. Follow his adventures in the field searching for and documenting wildlife and meet some of the world's finest conservationists who dedicated their lives to preserving our precious wildlife resources and related habitats. Whether exploring the wetlands of the Pacific Flyway or the remarkable natural diversity of the United States and Mexico Borderlands, the result of his fieldwork was the education of the general public. Partnering with the Smithsonian Institution, he produced books and exhibitions that traveled throughout Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Wind in My Face, Sun at My Side documents a forty-year photographic career from the 1970s to 2017, considered by many to be the golden age of conservation. With over 300 images and lively personal anecdotes, Blake's gorgeously illustrated memoir will be a book that enhances the library of any naturalist, wildlife enthusiast, or conservationist.
Tupper Ansel Blake: Wind in My Face, Sun at My Side-Forty Years of Wildlife Photography and Conservation
Tupper Ansel Blake, author