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Our Beautiful, Fragile World The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick

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ISBN-10: 1937538346

ISBN-13: 9781937538347

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter Essick

List price: $22.50
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Our Beautiful, Fragile World features a career-spanning look at the images of National Geographic photojournalist Peter Essick. In this book, Essick showcases a diverse series of photographs from some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world and documents major contemporary environmental issues, such as climate change and nuclear waste.Each photograph is accompanied by commentary on the design process of the image, Essick's personal photographic experiences, and informative highlights from the research he completed for each story. Our Beautiful, Fragile World takes the reader on a journey around the globe, from the Oulanka National Park near the Arctic Circle in Finland to the…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 12/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 10.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Recently named by Outdoor Photography magazine as one of the 40 most influential nature photographers, Peter Essick has traveled extensively over the last two decades, photographing around the world. He is a working photojournalist, but his photographs move beyond mere documentation; they reveal the spiritual and emotional aspects of nature and the impact of development on the landscape. Essick has been a frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine for 25 years, where he has produced 40 feature articles on an array of topics. Some of his favorite and most rewarding stories have been on Inner Japan, the National Wilderness Preservation System, the carbon cycle, global warming, and…