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Earth from Above, Updated Edition

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The images reflect the artist's eagerness to assimilate back into a home that feels at once foreign and familiar. The Eye Mama book is a photographic portfolio showcasing the mama narrative and the mama gaze, what female and non-binary photographers see when they look at, and into the home. The human habitat reshaped to cultivate his food, seen from above, but also the natural shape of rivers, mountains, lakes. The pictures look fine if not inspected too closely, but since the nature of them invites you to look closer, disappointment is bound to follow.

Interesting to watch for a greater understanding of the complexity of humans effects on planet earth. I especially like the shots of villages built in ways I haven't seen much, like on bamboo stilts or out of banco (which the book describes as a mixture of earth, straw, and rice chaff - I learned something! The first few sentences of each caption deal with the subject at hand but then almost without fail go on into subjects only marginally related to the picture.Here, a forest of parabolic antennas picks up television programs from all over the world, relayed from space by satellites in geostationary orbit, 36,000 km above the Earth," said Arthus-Bertrand's agency. Full of unique aerial footage from over 50 countries, the movie seeks to inspire the viewers to work together to rebuild the earth we have collectively nearly destroyed. The book from this project, Earth from Above (‘la Terre vue du ciel’) sold over 3 million copies and was translated into 24 languages.

It is possible, that some of the image quality and font choice issues have been corrected in later editions, though I have no means to verify that). Rarely have I seen such a wonderful compendium of photographs, such a breathtaking, sad and inspiring view of our world as seen from above. The more aware the public has become, the more my commitment has evolved in the face of expectation. The pictures are amazing, beautiful and thought provoking and additional information is also enlightening.I will not cram an expensive book in a Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope, it will be well protected in a sturdy box, thus the higher cost. and mostly boiled down to, "this photograph is the product of xyz geological phenomenon and/or qrs human manufacturing, but due to abc geological phenomenon and/or lmo human-induced catastrophe, it's probably all going to pot, most likely sooner than later. Flooded Honda Industrial Park, November 2011, Ayutthaya Province, Thailand — "Not even the six-meter-high water protection walls were enough to protect the industrial area of Rojana, where the Honda Plant is located, from the rising muddy waters of the Chao Phraya River," explained Arthus-Bertrand's agency. Following the Rio summit, Arthus-Bertrand subsequently created a picture inventory of landscapes from across the world with each picture, and accompanying text, encouraging the reader to be responsible in their treatment of the earth.

My first trip to Paris in 1997, the most memorable moment was not the Notre Dame or Sacre Coeur or the Louvre, but an unexpected open air photography exposition on the iron fence around Jardin de Luxembourg. Focusing on details, you sometimes discover the human presence in the vast landscape: a small boat in the Grand Barrier coral reef, a lone silluette on a broken glacier, a tea picket in Sri Lanka, etc. He is the chair­man of GoodPlanet Foundation, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development, and the director of the documentary films Home and Human . Each photo is accompanied by a short essay or explanation, ussualy local trivia, the history of the shot or the environmental impact of industrial activity at each specific location. In this updated edition, he reveals more than 100 additional images and presents essays on current environmental and humanitarian issues by esteemed experts, including Nicholas Stern, Jane Goodall, Runa Khan, and Matthieu Ricard.The Need to Know, a photo book, is my exploration of the meager details that emerged from brief and cryptic conversations with my father and my curiosity about Cold War espionage and its impact upon my family at the time.

The main part of the book is if course the pictures and not the text, so let's take a look at that as well. I don't wear glasses, have 20/20 vision and have no problem reading books or from a computer screen, but the font used in the book made me squint.The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

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