In Partnership With The San Francisco Public Library, award winning conservation photographer Bryant Austin presents: Whales: Up Close and Personal. He is the only photographer in the world producing high-resolution, life-size photography of whales. In this presentation, Austin will describe his fearless process and reveal images from his breathtaking new book, Beautiful Whale, which will be published in April 2013 by Abrams. Hear the story behind these impactful images that inspire people to take the future of whales-endangered throughout the oceans-into their hearts. Book signing to follow.