A Year in the Life of The London Wetland Centre

by Andrew Wilson in London, Greater London, United Kingdom

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Keep what you raise – this project will receive all pledges made by 31st October 2021 at 11:55pm

This new book is very much a passion project and I am hoping to raise a lot of money for WWT through its publication.

by Andrew Wilson in London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Over the last 10 years I have steadily been building a series of photographic books on the towns and villages of South West London. 

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With a love of nature and looking for a new project, I approached The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust over 3 years ago with the idea to create a photography book celebrating their centre in Barnes, South West London. 

Writing a book about a year in the life of The Barnes Wetland Centre seemed a natural progression in the evolution of my book series, especially as I have been a member since it opened in 2000.

This will be the first book of its type about the Wetland Centre and will coincide with their 21st anniversary, both of which make the project very exciting.

A year in the life is only the half of it, as the pandemic has sadly seen me locked out on numerous occasions and has taken 3 years to complete.

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Like many charities, WWT has not been immune to the damaging financial effects of the pandemic and we are therefore hoping to raise a lot of money for the trust through the publication of this book, which will be full to the brim with my finest photographic work. In addition to the generous terms that I have offered them for sales within their own centres, I will also be donating 10% of the cover price on all sales made outside of the group to support their work.

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My books are of the highest quality and expensive to produce, so I am hoping that you can help us by signing up to pre-order a copy using the links on this page. 

You will receive a signed copy of the book, when it comes out later this year, together with a range of exclusive extra gifts that we have put together based around the book, as a thank you for your kind support.

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£25 Pledge

  • A signed copy of the book
  • An exclusive collection of 6 postcards with pictures taken from the book

£55 Pledge

  • A signed copy of the book
  • An exclusive collection of 6 postcards with pictures taken from the book
  • An A3 print of your choice from any of the pictures in the book

£95 Pledge

  • Two signed copies of the book
  • An exclusive collection of 6 postcards with pictures taken from the book
  • An exclusive collection of 6 greetings cards with pictures taken from the book
  • An A3 print of your choice from any of the pictures in the book

£195 Pledge

  • A signed copy of the book
  • All of the gifts above, so the greetings cards, postcards and an A3 print of your choice plus
  • A guided day out with me at WWT London, together with tips on photographing the wildlife there (includes lunch)

I do hope you can help us and thank you

Andrew Wilson 

September 2021

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

Signed copy of the book plus some beautiful cards

In addition to a signed copy of book, you will receive an exclusive range of postcards based around the content, six in all.

£55 or more

Signed copy of the book, beautiful cards +A3 Print

As well as a signed copy of the book, and the six postcards mentioned above, you will also receive an A3 print of your choice from the book.

£95 or more

2 Signed copies of the book, cards x2 & A3 Print

In addition to the rewards mentioned above, so the six postcards and the A3 print of your choice, you will also receive two signed copies of the book and six exclusive greetings cards with images taken directly from the book.

£195 or more

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A day out with me at WWT Barnes + all of the above

In addition to all of the rewards above, so a signed copy of the book, an A3 print of your choice, the six greetings cards and postcards, come spend the day with me exploring the wonders that The Wetland Centre can offer and with those with a passion for photography, learn from me about how best to improve what you do, lunch included.

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