Stars: Equine Portraits

bySilvio Maraini

Hardcover | April 14, 2020

Stars: Equine Portraits by Silvio Maraini
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The photos in this volume were taken under studio-like conditions that are, however, always at the mercy of chance: Silvio Maraini photographed horses in their familiar surroundings, often in a riding hall, sometimes in a box or in the shade of a barn. Through reduced lighting, a calm, monochrome background, and the absence of a bridle or halter, the noble creature is removed from its everyday context. Free from distraction, the gaze is led to the important details and concentrates onwhat is essential in the picture - the horse and its charisma. In the eyes one means to recognize shyness, curiosity, skepticism, indifference, pride, serenity or caution. What they really feel, what they think or know remains hidden to the viewer - but it simply doesn't seem relevant, no matter whether it's a successful sport horse, a popular show horse or a famous breeding horse. With an introduction by Olympic gold medal winner Ingrid Klimke.
Silvio Maraini studied geophysics at ETH Zurich and currently works as project manager in the area of environmental protection. In addition, he has been active in the field of photography for more than 25 years, mostly focusing on topics of the beaten tracks. In addition to various publications, his photographs are included in various ...
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Title:Stars: Equine PortraitsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 13.32 X 9.37 X 0.82 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 13.32 X 9.37 X 0.82 inPublished:April 14, 2020Publisher:BRAUN PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3716518565

ISBN - 13:9783716518564

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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