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Essick Peter Williams Jaime: Ansel Adams Wilderness

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: In this exquisitely photographed and affordable keepsake book, esteemed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Like Adams, Essick aims to instill respect for the awesome yet fragile beauty of the High Sierras; the stunning images in this book reinterpret this powerful landscape through…

Visions of Earth: National Geographic Photographs of Beauty, Majesty, and Wonder

Скачать книгу (размер 2 605 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 512) Аннотация: Visions of Earth raises a curtain on the wonders of the world and thrills us with nature's opulence and humanity's splendor. Each image alone exposes a nugget of our planet's magnificence; the totality of the collection goes beyond our imagination. Turning the pages, viewers are struck by the richness of life on Earth. One photograph is more awe-inspiring than the next — chosen by veteran…

Adler Jonathan: Life in Color: National Geographic Photographs

Скачать книгу (размер 2 559 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 503) Аннотация: Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple and red. Smaller…

Jenkins Mark Collins: National Geographic 125 Years

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: Featuring show-stopping imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales, National Geographic 125 Years captures the heart of National Geographic's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth into one of the world's largest geographic organizations. The book reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world through the pages and unforgettable imagery…

National Geographic Image Collection

Скачать книгу (размер 2 605 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 512) Аннотация: Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection. For the first time ever, readers will plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today.…

Patricia S. Daniels: National Geographic Almanac of World History

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: From the first civilizations to the 21st century, this wide-ranging, compulsively readable book encompasses all of world history — great ages and monumental events; the rise and fall of cultures; names, dates, and statistics, and stories galore. Designed as an authoritative reference that's also irresistible to browse, it's a brilliant blend of narrative, analysis, detailed facts, and visual…

Protzman: Work: The World in Photographs

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: National Geographic is pleased to present our new Collectors Series. Each volume is a fresh presentation of one of our world-famous photography books. Our first volume, Work, showcases this most universal human pastime through images culled from National Geographic’s vast photographic archive as well as other important collections. This fascinating, wide-ranging volume presents a wonderfully…

Leah Bendavid-Val: National Geographic: The Photographs

Скачать книгу (размер 1 707 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 336) Аннотация: Presents a collection of «National Geographic» magazine photographs, the facts behind them, and the inside stories of the men and women who took them. This book describes the photographers' achievements from technical, journalistic, and artistic points of view.

Annie Griffiths Belt: National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs

Скачать книгу (размер 2 564 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 504) Аннотация: Just as its title indicates, National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs plumbs the depth of National Geographic's renowned Image Collection to highlight the loveliest and most appealing photographs from this impressive archive. The result is an experience of visual delight, whether from stunning landscapes, magnificent wildlife, fascinating people, or quaint locales. Award-winning National…

National Geographic: In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits

Скачать книгу (размер 2 564 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 504) Аннотация: Culled from National Geographic's extraordinary archive, each of the 280 photographs in this wonderful book offers its own unique answer to the question, What makes a great portrait? In Focus is divided into periods that correspond roughly to changes in photographic equipment and techniques, from the cumbersome cameras and long exposures of early days to the advent of color film and the…

National Geographic: Food Journeys of a Lifetime

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: For those who appreciate the pleasures of the table, there are no happier reasons to travel than to explore the world's great culinary traditions. Every cuisine tells a unique story about the local landscape, climate, history, and culture — «Food Journeys of a Lifetime» will introduce you to the farmers, fishermen, bakers, and chefs who transform nature's bounty into a thousand gustatory…

Carol Beckwith: Faces of Africa

Скачать книгу (размер 1 829 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 360) Аннотация: Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have spent 30 years and travelled more than 270,000 miles to create this collection. Each image unfolds new and revealing perspectives; taken together, they create nothing less than the group portrait of a world that draws strength from shared values and common experiences even as it glories in the unique appeal of every individual. Exploring the vital importance…

National Geographic: Visions of Paradise

Скачать книгу (размер 1 544 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 304) Аннотация: »Visions of Paradise» is a panoply of experiences from the most peripatetic photographers on Earth — the photographers of «National Geographic Magazine». After all the stories and all the journeys, each man and each woman shares with us the place he or she found to be Heaven on Earth. The pictures come from all seven continents, from different times of year, in different climates. The stories are…

National Geographic Society: National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: Fully indexed for ease of accessibility, this comprehensive, up-to-date family reference atlas encompasses more than 450 full-color political, physical, and thematic maps, as well as photographs and illustrations, that provide a wealth of information on the nations of the world, climate and weather.

Concise Atlas of the World

Скачать книгу (размер 809 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 160) Аннотация: »National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World» was recognized by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping in the annual map design competition as the best in the atlas/book category. Now, the Second Edition--with more than 3,000 updates, 32 new pages of expanded content, and 500 maps, charts, graphs, flags, and illustrations--is the ultimate geographic reference for every home, office and…

Zahi A. Hawass: Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs

Скачать книгу (размер 1 340 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 264) Аннотация: Features ancient Egyptian history, focusing on the lifestyles and practices of the great pharaohs. This book chronicles 3,000 years of history, from the predynastic days to Tut and the golden age, circa 1355 BC, and on to Greek domination in the Ptolemaic period.

National Geographic: Essential Visual History of the World

Скачать книгу (размер 2 768 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 544) Аннотация: From the dawn of civilization to the first decade of the 21st century, this straightforwardly written, superbly accessible reference distills the concentrated essence of world history into a single compact, 544-page volume that fits in the palm of your hand. Featuring more than 1,000 illustrations, it's a book as vivid as it is definitive, with an innovative design that invites readers to…

Jeremy Howard: St: Petersburg

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: Despite three revolutions and three name changes, Peter the Great's Venice of the North, the most European of Russia's cities, lives on gloriously. With exquisite photographs, detailed descriptions, and easy-to-read maps, the «National Geographic Traveler: St. Petersburg» brings you the best of this enchanted, canal-crossed city, plus hidden gems as well. Veteran writer Jeremy Howard, a long-time…

Nick Yapp: 100 Days in Photographs: Pivotal Events That Changed the World

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: One hundred days have been identified by Getty and National Geographic to represent defining moments of the past 150 years. These moments are crystallised in images that leap from the page revealing joy, anger, despairsand triumph. An insightful text by photography historian Nick Yapp supports these images, which are accompanied by journals, excerpts and 'on-site' notes that offer the backstory…

Diane Walker: The Bigger Picture: 30 Years of Portraits

Скачать книгу (размер 1 013 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 200) Аннотация: »The Bigger Picture» is a book of portraits — but not just any portraits! These are pictures of people who have achieved greatness in every walk of life — politics, entertainment, art, music, science, and literature — from heads of state to Hollywood celebrities to giants of industry. But there are also people who would otherwise remain anonymous and their stories untold — coworkers, homeless…