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29 July 2021

Favourite Scottish Nature Photography Book 2020

22 March 2021

The Secret Life of the Cairngorms by Andy Howard (Sandstone Press) is the public vote winner of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards (SNPA) Favourite Scottish Nature Photography Book 2020.

Naturally Orkney - Coastline by Raymond Besant (The Orcadian) was second and Scottish Island Bagging: The Walk highlands guide to the islands of Scotland by Helen Webster and Paul Webster (Vertebrate Publishing) was third.

The SNPA include an award that recognises the merits of photographic books through their biennial public vote to find the Favourite Scottish Nature Photography Book. The eleven books shortlisted for the sixth biennial award highlighted different aspects of Scottish nature and landscape with stunning photography. Each is a credit to the work of the photographers, with visual storytelling which is the culmination of their commitment and creativity. The award is also an acknowledgement of the role of the publishers in helping to bring these works to fruition. Informative, inspirational and entertaining, these books offer something to everyone who loves Scottish nature and the art of photography.

For more about the awards, see the SNPA website.