Secrets of the Ocean Realm by Michele HallSecrets of the Ocean Realm by Michele Hall

Secrets of the Ocean Realm

byMichele Hall, Howard HallForeword byPeter Benchley

Paperback | October 1, 1997

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A photographic celebration of the spectacular drama of exotic marine creatures’ lives and the otherworldly beauty of the deep-sea ecosystems that shelter them, Secrets of the Ocean Realm is based on a five-part series of public television specials.

Written and photographed by Emmy Award winning couple Michele and Howard Hall, Secrets of the Ocean Realm is more than just a collection of stunning photographs: it is a revelation of the sea creatures’ complex and mysterious cycles and patterns of behavior. The reader is presented with striking images of all manner of marine life—sharks, opalescent squid, molting lobsters, dolphins, giant whales—engaged in the vital activities of mating, threat displays, hunting, and feeding.

The remarkable photographs of Secrets of the Ocean Realm are complemented with fascinating and engaging stories that take the reader behind the scenes and reveal the state-of-the-art equipment and techniques used to capture these exquisite scenes of underwater life.
Michele and Howard Hall are natural history film producers specializing in marine wildlife films. Together they have won seven Emmy awards for cinematography and for underwater natural history films made for television. Their articles and still photographs have appeared in prominent natural history and wildlife magazines throughout the...
Title:Secrets of the Ocean RealmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:175 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.8 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Atria Books/Beyond Words

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ISBN - 10:0786704535

ISBN - 13:9780786704538

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A lavishly illustrated full-color companion volume to the spectacular five-part PBS special, this book captures the magnificent beauty of deep-sea ecosystems and the mysterious lives of the marine creatures inhabiting them. Introduction by Peter Benchley

Editorial Reviews

"Secrets of the Ocean Ream...offers a look at colorful flora and fauna from both out far and in deep....The book's 119 color photographs and accompanying text bring readers within a scuba-mask of elusive undersea creatures."