The Daredevil Photographers Behind Tiger Swimming and Erupting Volcanoes in "Extreme Exposure" Speak

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"Extreme Exposure," on view at the Annenberg Space for Photography from October 23—April 17, 2011, showcases incredible nature photography—and honors the renowned photographers that produce them.

Presented with comments from the photographers, these images provide an intimate look at the natural world in stunning photos—and reveal insight into what it takes to capture them.

Here, a young tigress, recently pushed out of the pride by her mother, seeks relief from sweltering 120-degree heat in a pool. The image was captured by an infrared-powered camera trap.

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Image credit: Michael Nichols

All images are part of the Extreme Exposure exhibit, October 23, 2010 — April 17, 2011, at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles