LIVING FOREST: A Visual Journey Into The Heart Of The Woods

April 1, 2020|
LIVING FOREST: A Visual Journey Into The Heart Of The Woods by Robert Llewellyn
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“With precise, stunning photographs and a distinctly literary narrative that tells the story of the forest ecosystem along the way, The Living Forest is an invitation to join in the eloquence of seeing.” —Sierra Magazine

From the leaves and branches of the canopy to the roots and soil of the understory, the forest is a complex, interconnected ecosystem filled with plants, birds, mammals, insects, and fungi. Some of it is easily discovered, but many parts remain difficult or impossible for the human eye to see. Until now. 

The Living Forest is a visual journey that immerses you deep into the woods. The wide-ranging photography by Robert Llewellyn celebrates the small and the large, the living and the dead, and the seen and the unseen. You’ll discover close-up images of owls, hawks, and turtles; aerial photographs that show herons in flight; and time-lapse imagery that reveals the slow change of leaves. In an ideal blend of art and scholarship, the 300 awe-inspiring photographs are supported by lyrical essays from Joan Maloof detailing the science behind the wonder. 

Robert Llewellyn has been photographing plants and landscapes for almost 40 years. His photographs have been featured in major art exhibits, and more than 30 books featuring his photography are in print. His 2007 book Empires of the Forest won five national awards in nonfiction and photography and The Capital was an offi...
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Title:LIVING FOREST: A Visual Journey Into The Heart Of The WoodsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:266 pages, 11 X 11 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:266 pages, 11 X 11 X 1.25 inPublished:April 1, 2020Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604697121

ISBN - 13:9781604697124

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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