Our Beautiful, Fragile World

Our Beautiful, Fragile World

The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick

Book - 2013 | 1st edition.
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Our Beautiful, Fragile World features a career-spanning look at the images of photojournalist Peter Essick taken while on assignment for National Geographic magazine. 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 Adelie penguin breeding grounds in Antarctica.

Our Beautiful, Fragile World will interest photographers of all skill levels. It carries an important message about conservation, and the photographs provide a compelling look at our environment that will resonate with people of all ages who care about the state of the natural world.

Foreword by Jean-Michel Cousteau.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Rocky Nook Inc., [2013]
Edition: 1st edition.
ISBN: 9781937538347
Branch Call Number: 779.36
Characteristics: viii, 113 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm


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also available as an eBook via Hoopla (though you may want to check out the physical book to fully appreciate the gorgeous photographs)

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