National Geographic The Photographs

National Geographic The Photographs

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The Photographs offers readers an inside look at National Geographic and a sharp-eyed view of the world. The book showcases the skill and imagination of such notable Geographic photographers as David Doubilet, William Albert Allard, Sam Abell, Jim Stanfield, Jodi Cobb, Jim Brandenburg, David Alan Harvey, and many more. They share their techniques, as well as personal and colorful anecdotes about individual images and their 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 more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 154 x 168 x 28mm | 659.99g
  • National Geographic Society
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • 210 colour photographs
  • 1426202911
  • 9781426202919
  • 6,271

About Leah Bendavid-Val

National Geographic photographer ANNIE GRIFFITHS earned a degree in photojournalism from the University of Minnesota. Since then she has photographed dozens of magazine and book projects for the Society. Griffiths' work has also appeared in Life, Geo, Smithsonian, Merian, Paris Match, Stern, and many other publications. She devotes a portion of each year to producing fundraising images for aid organizationsshow more

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A beautiful collection of photos in a small book. For a hardcover book it is surprisingly small, but it's actually this fact that has so many people I know enamoured with it. The photos are excellent quality, so although it's size can be a little frustrating it's still a more
by Penny Lattey
Thought the price was too good to be true! The photos are fantastic, but the book is *tiny*. I mean really, really, small. And even then, some of the pictures are not even full page, but cover only a portion. If you've *amazingly* good eyesight you might enjoy this. But even then you'll be wishing you could see the photos in a larger format. The plus point is that the pictures are so good. But the negative is that you absolutely cannot enjoy them in this minuscule more
by Sean Groarke
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