‘This wonderful book is like a two-dimensional cabinet of curiosities. Sometimes it’s unclear whether we’re admiring an artifact or a thought, and that is the point.’
BBC Coast presenter Nick Crane
‘Manages to combine art with science and produce real magic. The photographs - for this is a highly visual book - are stunning.’
The Marine Quarterly
'Beautifully and simply written, illustrated and designed. Her writing swings between personal, accessible and poetic narrative and informative natural history. Her passion shines from every page.'
Western Morning News
'Quite simply the closest I have ever seen anyone come to describing the seashore in the way I feel the seashore.'
Tim Smit, founder of the Eden Project
‘Everyone loved this book. It is delightful, imaginative, hugely informative and written with clarity, joy and enthusiasm. Beautifully constructed with striking photographs. A work of wonder.’
Judges summary, Holyer an Gof Publishers' Awards 2014 (winner)
'This incredibly beautiful book does a wonderful job of opening up the magnificent world of our marine environment, enabling people to learn and appreciate its beauty and importance.'
Cornwall Wildlife Trust
‘This quirky book is guaranteed to surprise, enlighten and inspire.’
About the Author
Lisa grew up by the sea, in a house on the cliffs on the Isle of Sheppey. After a degree in Psychology, she went on to study Documentary Photography at Newport School of Art. From 1993 she worked as a photographer. Past clients include The Independent on Sunday, Barnardos, The Daily Telegraph, Mencap, The Observer and Great Ormond Street Hospital. She has lived in Cornwall since 2004 and has been photographing the sea for a number of years, selling her work through galleries and her website: www.photographsofthesea.com. 'Sea and Shore Cornwall: common and curious findings' is her first book and winner of a Holyer an Gof Publishers' Award 2014.