Rachael Hale is one of New Zealand's most acclaimed animal photographers. She was awarded a Master of Photography at the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography Awards in 1998 and received her fellowship-the highest accolade a New Zealand photographer can achieve-in 2000. Rachael's creative flamboyance with animals created a new genre. Her award-winning Animals as Art collection, including a large selection of greeting cards, calendars, photo albums, wall decor, posters, and stationery, is published in more than 20 countries worldwide. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand.Hale, Rachael is the author of 'New-Found Friends' with ISBN 9780740727184 and ISBN 0740727184.