Local Photographer Roy Toft Celebrates Ramona's Wildlife with New Book "Wild Ramona
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RAMONA, Calif. - Californer -- Renowned wildlife photographer Roy Toft is thrilled to announce the release of his latest book, *Wild Ramona*, a stunning tribute to the vibrant wildlife of Ramona, a small rural community in North County San Diego. *Wild Ramona* showcases captivating images of the area's wilder residents, including mountain lions, bobcats, and golden eagles, all captured through Toft's expert lens and innovative camera trapping techniques.

*Wild Ramona* is more than a collection of beautiful photographs; it is a celebration of the untamed nature that thrives alongside the community of Ramona. Known for his work with National Geographic, Audubon, and other prestigious publications, Toft brings his passion for wildlife photography to his own backyard, capturing the secret lives of the animals that inhabit the valleys, backyards, and grasslands of Ramona.

Highlights of *Wild Ramona* include:

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**Innovative Camera Trapping:* Using remote cameras placed throughout his valley property, Toft captures intimate portraits of shy and secretive animals as they go about their daily lives. This technique, familiar to Toft from his work with National Geographic, offers unique and eye-catching images that are rarely seen.

**Local Wildlife** Featuring over 128 pages of stunning photographs, the book showcases a wide array of animals, from coyotes and rattlesnakes to mountain lions and golden eagles. Each chapter begins with beautiful colored drawings by artist Caroline Smith, illustrating the locations of the camera traps and the animals that frequent those areas.

**Community Collaboration** Toft's book also highlights the efforts of local organizations such as the Ramona Grasslands, Project Wildlife, and Hawk Watch, celebrating their contributions to wildlife conservation and education.

To celebrate the release of *Wild Ramona*, a book release party will be held on Saturday, June 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Ramona Ranch Winery. The event will feature a presentation and book signing by Roy Toft, live animal encounters, light bites, and wine. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, along with matted prints and notecards.

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Roy Toft will also be hosting a series of talks and book signings over the next few months. For a complete schedule of events, please visit https://www.ToftPhotoSafaris.com. Copies of *Wild Ramona* are available for $35 at Toft's appearances and through his website.

For media inquiries, interview requests, or further information, please contact: Roy Toft

Roy Toft is an award-winning wildlife photographer with a career spanning over three decades. His work has been featured in National Geographic, BBC Wildlife, and other prestigious publications. A passionate conservationist, Toft also leads photography expeditions around the world, sharing his expertise and love for wildlife with aspiring photographers.

Roy Toft

Source: Toft Photo Safaris
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