On This Earth: Photographs from East Africa

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Chronicle Books, Sep 29, 2005 - Photography - 132 pages
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Nick Brandt depicts the animals of East Africa with an intimacy and artistry unmatched by other photographers who choose wildlife as their subject. He creates these majestic sepia and blue-tone photoscontrasting moments of quintessential stillness with bursts of dramatic actionby engaging with these creatures on an exceptionally intimate level, without the customary use of a telephoto lens. Evocative of classical art, from dignified portraits to sweeping natural tableaux, Brandt's images artfully and simply capture animals in their natural states of being. With a foreword by Alice Sebold and an introduction by Jane Goodall, On This Earth is a gorgeous portfolio of some of the last wild animalsand a heartfelt elegy to a vanishing world.

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Review: On This Earth: Photographs from East Africa (Nick Brandt Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Bobby - Goodreads

In a sense, it seems kind of funny to be claiming here that I've "read" On This Earth by Nick Brandt. But then again, for me, a Nick Brandt book is unlike any other work of photography that I've ... Read full review

Review: On This Earth: Photographs from East Africa (Nick Brandt Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Nick Brandt's photographic style is true art. He doesn't use camera tricks or Photoshop, instead he uses patience, trust & hard-work to produce the quality of photography printed on these pages. He will transport you to Africa on the first page & you won't want to leave by the last page. Read full review

About the author (2005)

Nick Brandt has exhibited his photographs in solo shows in the US, the UK, and Germany. Born and raised in England, he now lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with his wife and menagerie of adopted animals.

Alice Sebold is the author of the acclaimed books The Lovely Bones and Lucky.

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, is the world's most renowned primatologist, and devoted advocate of chimpanzees.

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