Along the way, we fly over the misty volcanoes of uganda in a 1950s plane; follow archaeologists into the cool, musky tombs of Egypt; gaze up at the gleaming skyscrapers of Zimbabwe; admire the ritual masks of the Chokwe tribesmen of Angola; get lost in a labyrinth of alleys and souks in Algeria’s old quarters; wonder at the fragile red-tufted flowers of South Africa’s Drakensberg mountains; trudge behind Kenyan farmers as they battle clouds of flying locusts; and gingerly spy mountain gorillas enjoying the Rwandan sunshine.
National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years. Africa #ad - Long before the travel channel and google images, and diversity―but also reflect edgier stories that speak of rural hardship, incredible wildlife, environmental threats, these images celebrated Africa’s spectacular landscapes, and the lasting remnants of forced colonization. Inspired by our monumental around the world in 125 years, cultures, including 40 new photographs, history, this volume curates around 200 captivating images sourced directly from the National Geographic historical archives, that traverse the landscapes, and wildlife of Africa.
Our continental journey through amazing Africa ranges from evocative early black-and-white pictures to autochromes, from the golden age of Kodachromes to digital.
National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years. EuropeTASCHEN #ad - From evocative early black-and-white pictures to autochromes, from the golden age of Kodachromes to digital, this is both a celebration of the power of photography and a unique trip to the soul of Europe. Inspired by our monumental around the world in 125 Years, sourced directly from the National Geographic historical archives, this volume curates over 200 captivating images, including almost 40 new photographs.
Traversing travel, culture, this compendium is in equal parts a breathtaking homage to the spirit and diversity of Europe, history, social documentary, and conservation, and a unique tribute to the world’s most famous photography magazine. National geographic pioneered the aesthetic of the photo essay, while continually pushing the medium's technical boundaries, to both entertain and enlighten its millions of loyal readers.
We witness the hair-rising eruption of surtsey in iceland, where lightning rips through the volcano’s clouds in otherworldly hues of purple; lose ourselves among flowers and babushka-wrapped heads in Russia’s Volgograd marketplace; and tread carefully behind climbers across a crevasse in the Bernese Oberland.
For over five generations, national Geographic magazine has dazzled and educated its readers with incredible photography and gripping stories spanning the four corners of the earth and the deepest oceans. Along the way, london, stockholm, moscow, rome, Berlin, we absorb the culture of the some of the world’s greatest cities including Paris, Vienna, and many others.
National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years. Europe #ad - National geographic: europe leaves no stone unturned in its ultimate voyage through the precious jewels and hidden facets of the European continent. Our trans-continental journey through time and space spans across all corners of Europe, from the snow-capped peaks of Finland to the frothy foam parties of Ibiza, from the serene blue waters of the Greek Islands to the Lascaux cave paintings of Southern France.
National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years. Asia&OceaniaTASCHEN #ad - Inspired from our monumental around the World in 125 Years, this volume curates over 250 captivating images, sourced directly from the National Geographic archives. Photographers featured include Steve McCurry, Jodi Cobb, David Doubilet, and Frans Lanting. Readers will discover how national geographic evolved from presenting a romantic view of the continent for its armchair travelers, rural hardship, long before the Travel Channel and Google Images, to edgier stories reflecting overcrowded cities, and environmental threats.
Complete with prime examples of the magazine’s revered and groundbreaking underwater and wildlife photography, this book is both a window to the world and a cultural investment to be cherished and shared. For over five generations, national Geographic magazine has dazzled and educated people with its incredible photographs and gripping stories of all corners and oceans of the Earth.
National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years. Asia&Oceania #ad - Traversing travel, this compendium is in equal parts a breathtaking homage to the kaleidoscopic wonders of Asia and Oceania, and conservation, history, science, wildlife, culture, and a unique tribute to the world’s most famous photography magazine. Split into geographical sections―middle east, south, new guinea, new zealand, north and East Asia, as well as Australia, and the Pacific and South Pacific Islands― our trans-continental journey through time and space spans evocative black-and-white pictures to autochromes, Southeast, from the golden age of Kodachromes to digital.
Along the way, we tread the mile-long rock cleft leading up to the singular approach to the lost city of Petra; take in the majesty of the Taj Mahal; get uncomfortably close and personal with Kamchatka brown bears; discover Japan’s ‘naked festival’ where men heedlessly plunge into darkness wearing next to nothing; and come nose to nose with gray reef sharks in the waters of the Marshall Islands.
Into AfricaEarth Aware Editions #ad - During many journeys over the past three decades, giraffes, leopards, lions, and cheetahs—as well as its endangered primates, rhinos, bonobos, Lanting has documented Africa’s iconic animals—elephants, chimpanzees, including gorillas, and lemurs. This book is based on frans lanting’s landmark exhibition, which was produced as a partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and the National Geographic Society, Into Africa, with support from the World Wildlife Fund.
Earth Aware Editions. His personal stories express the deep understanding and sense of mission that make his work stand out as a unique tribute to the continent’s wildlife and wild places. Lanting’s images feature some of the most celebrated landscapes on Earth, from the sweeping vistas of the Serengeti Plains and the water wilderness of the Okavango Delta to the enchanting deserts of Namibia, the bewildering jungles of the Congo, and the otherworldly island of Madagascar.
Into Africa #ad - Journey into africa through the lens of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting, whose images have created an enduring vision of Africa’s diverse landscapes and wildlife. Experience the wonders of wild africa as seen through the eyes of master photographer Frans Lanting, whose images have created an enduring vision of the continent’s primeval natural heritage—and what is at stake in the twenty-first century.
African Safari: Into the Great Game ReservesJohn Beaufoy Publishing #ad - African safari is divided into eight chapters: south africa kruger & the kgalagadinamibia etosha, and LinyantiZimbabwe Mana Pools and the Zambezi Zambia North and South LuangwaTanzania Ngorongoro and the SerengetiKenya Masai Mara, Chobe, Amboseli, Damaraland and KaokalandBotswana Okavango, and Tsavo Rwanda & Uganda Parc des Volcans and Mgahinga.
An african safari is arguably one of the most alluring and easily understood dreams of our time. African safari is an exploration of all that the word safari encompasses, the quiet drifting of a balloon and the tension of waiting on foot to the smell of dung, from journeys on horseback and dugout canoes, soil and the rain.
African Safari: Into the Great Game Reserves #ad - Earth Aware Editions. John Beaufoy Publishing. Just the thought of an african safari evokes thoughts of adventure, a journey through nature's greatest spectacle, a glimpse of the earth before man. African safari is an intimate odyssey through the great wilderness of Africa and an eye on its wild denizens, spiced with the echoes of a romantic history.
Nick Brandt: On This Earth, A Shadow FallsBig Life Editions/D.A.P. #ad - Earth Aware Editions. Brandt cofounded big life foundation in 2010, which helps protect the endangered wildlife inhabiting a large area of East Africa. John Beaufoy Publishing. A bestseller since its release in 2012, a shadow falls includes essays by Peter Singer, On This Earth, primatologist Jane Goodall, author Alice Sebold and photography critic Vicki Goldberg.
Portraying east africa's animals with a solemnity and empathy usually reserved for human subjects, Brandt's photographs "tell us, and are not the only beings living on it who matter, that we do not own this planet, in a way that is beyond words, " as philosopher Peter Singer writes in an essay in this new volume.
. In 2001, nick brandt embarked on an ambitious photographic project, a trilogy of books memorializing the fast-disappearing natural grandeur of East Africa. On this earth, a shadow falls collects the most memorable images from Brandt's first two books in a handsome linen-bound edition, printed in quadratone at Meridian in the U.
Nick Brandt: On This Earth, A Shadow Falls #ad - S. Big life editions D A P. Focusing on some of the world's last great populations of large mammals--elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas and their kin--he created two of the twenty-first century's most popular photographic books: the instant bestsellers On This Earth 2005 and A Shadow Falls 2009. With africa's natural resources being fast wiped out, this volume stands all the more movingly as a last testament and elegy to a disappearing world.
Born in england, nick Brandt currently lives in the mountains of Southern California.
Art: The Definitive Visual GuideDK #ad - Each artistic movement is clearly explained, characteristic styles and techniques, with descriptions of origins and influences, and typical subjects. Created in collaboration with bridgeman, the largest art library in the world, Art: The Definitive Visual Guide is a must-have for your bookshelf. Big life editions D A P.
A visual timeline of key works gives an overview of the scope of each major movement. Bold graphics, and detailed closeups show you how to "read" composition and subject matter, overlays, and explain the techniques and methods the artists used to create their masterpieces. Earth Aware Editions. Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian Renaissance, the pre-raphaelites, and the masters of impressionism with this bestselling DK visual guide.
Art: The Definitive Visual Guide #ad - Truly comprehensive in scope, this bestselling book explores masterpieces by more than 700 artists, Picasso, including Leonardo da Vinci, and Van Gogh. John Beaufoy Publishing. An invaluable art lover's reference book, it showcases everything from Italian baroque painting and African Art to contemporary art history.
Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World's Most Amazing PlacesNational Geographic #ad - Natgeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. John Beaufoy Publishing. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers.
. These images, white-sand seashores, rain forests, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, electric cityscapes, scenic islands, coupled with evocative text, ancient cobbled streets, stunning artwork, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, where to stay, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience.
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The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and DetailsClarkson Potter #ad - Big life editions D A P. Hundreds of elegant home interiors—both iconic examples from the past and stunning residences today--represent the range of luxurious and customized environments that can be created with fine décor. John Beaufoy Publishing. Weaving together the insights and guidance of dozens of wallpaper and paint specialists, textile fabricators, accessories artisans, Lemieux has curated an unparalleled education in recognizing the hallmarks of timeless, and interior designers, heirloom-quality pieces.
Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, too, so, should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of beauty and comfort. Earth Aware Editions. National Geographic. The finer things Timeless Furniture Textiles and Details. But how does one recognize quality and judge whether something is well made?Christiane Lemieux set out to answer this question by interviewing the world’s greatest experts.
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African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African ContinentRizzoli #ad - National Geographic. Earth Aware Editions. This ground-breaking book is a testament to these vanishing moments and peoples. John Beaufoy Publishing. All of the photography is previously unpublished. For the last 15 years of their four decades of african fieldwork, seeking out remote communities to record the sacred ceremonies, world-renowned photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have continued their journey across Africa, powerful art forms, and boundless creativity of the people living there today.
African twilight is the two-volume, slipcased magnum opus of the two pioneering documentary photographers of African tribal cultures and ceremonies--a world that is quickly vanishing before our very eyes. Now, nearly two decades after these photographer's landmark African Ceremonies and with a greater sense of urgency, covering disappearing rituals and ceremonies from some of the most inaccessible corners of the African continent, this book completes the journey, to create the definitive statement on this subject.
African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent #ad - The finer things Timeless Furniture Textiles and Details. African twilight is a celebration of the powerful artistry and boundless creativity of Africa's cultural heritage for audiences worldwide, body and soul, transporting viewers into a world of connections between individual and community, land and people.
This new landmark volume will set the standard for capturing a visual testament to the vanishing traditions of African peoples. No other book like this exists or can ever be created again, as more than 40 percent of what has been documented here has already vanished. Big life editions D A P.
The Family Album of Wild AfricateNeues #ad - There may be no challenge greater; Africa's fauna are vast in number and rich in diversity. John Beaufoy Publishing. Earth Aware Editions. In this finely crafted collection, french photographer Laurent Baheux uses the medium of black-and-white photography to capture the intricate details of both the wondrous beasts and the magnificent settings in which they dwell.
The Family Album of Wild Africa #ad - Big life editions D A P. Every photograph is so carefully composed and well lit that the details equal the evocative precision of an Old Masters portrait. Through baheux's eyes we get close to the creatures that will both inspire and humble us all. National Geographic. This wide-ranging volume lays particular emphasis on his subjects' individual spirits--revealing all of their vulnerability while losing nothing of their raw vitality.
The finer things Timeless Furniture Textiles and Details. Many have tried to convey the true spirit of Africa's animals in words, photography, or in music.