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    Description"National Geographic: The Photographs" presents an amazing collection of award-winning "National Geographic" magazine photographs, the facts behind them, and the inside stories of the men and women who took them. The images capture rare moments in nature and the lives of animals, along with defining events in the lives of people everywhere. Many earlier pictures place the new ones in perspective, illustrating how the "Geographic" has created a unique photographic approach and maintained its tradition over decades, while evolving in response the changing realities that the photography documents. Five chapters cover the Society's major themes: wildlife on land and underwater, cultures in the United States and around the world, and science - from astronomy to archaeology to the human senses. On page after page, stunning images reveal the skill and imagination of Geographic's photographers. Accompanying the images are the photographer's accounts of adventures in the field - sometimes humorous, sometimes terrifying, always vividly compelling. Author Leah Bendavid-Val writes about the photographers' achievements from technical, journalistic, and artistic points of view. An introductory chapter chronicles the evolution of photographic principles at the "Geographic" and the visionaries who believed in the revolutionary idea that photography had the power to tell important truths about the world.


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    Title
    "National Geographic"
    Subtitle
    The Photographs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leah Bendavid-Val
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 173 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 600 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781426202919
    ISBN 10: 1426202911
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    DC22: 779
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    Libri: ENGM3500
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000, PHO000000, PHO004000
    B&T Approval Code: A06201200
    DC22: 778.9907049
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO015000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 779
    Libri: FOTO0650, GESC2560
    LC classification: TR790 .B46 2008
    Illustrations note
    210 colour photographs
    Publisher
    National Geographic Society
    Imprint name
    National Geographic Society
    Publication date
    16 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Hanover, PA
    Author Information
    Leah Bendavid-Val, Director of Photography Publishing for National Geographic Books.