Southern Light: Images from Antarctica


Super Savings Item! Save 36% on the Southern Light: Images from Antarctica by Brand: Abbeville Press at SADC Network. MPN: photos. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A photo book of exceptional quality, depicting the awe-inspiring scenery and wildlife of the frozen continent in both color and black and white.   ''A blast of beauty'' —The New York Times Between 1990 and 2009, veteran wilderness photographer David Neilson made six journeys to Antarctica and the subantarctic, in a quest to capture the exquisite light of these southernmost lands. This oversized volume presents the spectacular results of his efforts; its 130 color and 100 duotone plates portr


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A photo book of exceptional quality, depicting the awe-inspiring scenery and wildlife of the frozen continent in both color and black and white.   "A blast of beauty" —The New York Times Between 1990 and 2009, veteran wilderness photographer David Neilson made six journeys to Antarctica and the subantarctic, in a quest to capture the exquisite light of these southernmost lands. This oversized volume presents the spectacular results of his efforts; its 130 color and 100 duotone plates portray the dramatic topography of the Antarctic Peninsula; the icebound expanses of East Antarctica; the Ross Sea region, which witnessed the heroic age of Antarctic exploration; and the subantarctic islands of South Georgia and Macquarie, with their profusion of wildlife. Many of the landscape photographs were taken with a large-format view camera for maximum detail and tonal subtlety, and several are reproduced as panoramic gatefolds, showing the true vastness of this great southern realm. The images of wildlife, many of them remarkable close-ups, include emperor, king, Adélie, gentoo, chinstrap, royal, and macaroni penguins; wandering, royal, and grey-headed albatross; and crabeater and fur seals. Accompanying the photographs are a narrative of Neilson’s Antarctic journeys, essays on conservation and climate change, and five full-page maps. Southern Light is an excellent gift for anyone who has visited Antarctica personally, as well as for those who prefer to admire its frozen beauty from a more temperate clime. Distributed for Snowgum Press

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Brand: Abbeville Press
Manufacturer:
Abbeville Press
Category:
Winter Sports
MPN:
photos
EAN:
9780789211552
ISBN:
0789211556
Part Number:
photos
Publisher:
Abbeville Press
Creator:
David Neilson
Publication Date:
2013-09-03
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
6.47 pounds
Item Size:
1.25 x 12 x 12.2 inches
Package Weight:
6.6 pounds
Package Size:
11.8 x 1.3 x 12.4 inches

 


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