Author(s): Paul Sorrell and Graham Warman
In Peninsula: Exploring the Otago Peninsula, author Paul Sorrell and photographer Graham Warman take you on a journey to the one-of-a-kind landscapes, incomparable wildlife and quirky local personalities of this unique peninsula. An enduring source of pride for locals, the Otago Peninsula has become a popular tourist destination. Visitors are drawn to the peninsula's richness of history, peoples, wildlife, extremes of weather, fine buildings and romantic ruins - all packed into this tiny finger of land that gestures out into the broad Pacific. Filled with stunning photography, within the pages of Peninsula you will discover the beauty and history of Larnach Castle; the tranquility of Glenfalloch Woodland Garden; the wildlife that have put the peninsula on the map - from albatross and yellow-eyed penguins to fur seals and sea lions; and the art, community and culture that make up the Otago Peninsula.
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Paul Sorrell is a freelance writer, editor and wildlife photographer living in Dunedin. He wrote the best-selling Fleurs Place (2008), a collaboration with photographer Graham Warman. He has also edited a number of books for other writers, including Murihiku - The Southland Story (described by North & South reviewer Warwick Roger as 'a masterpiece'). Paul's next book Trail (2011) saw him resume his successful partnership with Graham Warman. Working on Peninsula, his third book, has allowed Paul to exercise his passion for writing about and photographing the natural world.
Graham Warman is an award-winning freelance photographer based in Dunedin. He trained in London, learning from some of the world's best architectural photographers, and now specialises in commercial and wedding photography. His architectural images have won awards for many of his clients, and his food photography is featured in magazine articles, culinary and travel books, including the best-selling cookbook Fleurs Place - a joint venture with his friend and associate Paul Sorrell. He has since collaborated with Paul on a further two books: Trail (2011) and now Peninsula, once more demonstrating his skilful photography of people, places and wildlife alike.