Frans Lanting: Life by Frans LantingFrans Lanting: Life by Frans Lanting

Frans Lanting: Life

PhotographerFrans LantingEditorChristine Eckstrom

Hardcover | June 27, 2012

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A remarkable photographic exploration of life on earth

In the year 2000, world-renowned wildlife photographer Frans Lanting set out on a personal journey to photograph the evolution of life on earth. He made pilgrimages to true time capsules like a remote lagoon in Western Australia, spent time in research collections photographing forms of microscopic life, and even found ways to create visual parallels between the growth of organs in the human body and the patterns seen on the surface of the earth. The resulting volume is a glorious picture book of planet earth depicting the amazing biodiversity that surrounds us all. Lanting's true gift lies beyond his technical mastery: it is his eye for geometry in the beautiful chaos of nature that allows him to show us the world as it has never been seen before. From crabs to jellyfish, diatoms to vast geological formations, jungles to flowers, monkeys to human embryos, LIFE is a testament to the magical beauty of life in all its forms and is one of Lanting's most remarkable achievements.
The photographer: Dutch-born Frans Lanting has been hailed as one of the great nature photographers of our time. For the past two decades he has documented wildlife and our relationship with nature in environments from the Amazon to Antarctica. Exhibits of his photographs have been shown at major museums in Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Ne...
Title:Frans Lanting: LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 12.42 × 10.11 × 1.4 inPublished:June 27, 2012Publisher:TaschenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3836530902

ISBN - 13:9783836530903

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