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On This Earth, A Shadow Falls By Nick Brandt,

  • Title: On This Earth, A Shadow Falls
  • Author: Nick Brandt
  • ISBN: 9781419705076
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 2001, Nick Brandt embarked on an ambitious photographic project, a trilogy of books memorializing the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa Focusing on some of the world s last great populations of large mammals elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas, and their kin he created two of the new century s most influential photographic books On This Earth 2005 and A ShaIn 2001, Nick Brandt embarked on an ambitious photographic project, a trilogy of books memorializing the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa Focusing on some of the world s last great populations of large mammals elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas, and their kin he created two of the new century s most influential photographic books On This Earth 2005 and A Shadow Falls 2009 His iconic portraits of these majestic animals express an empathy usually reserved for human subjects The magisterial On This Earth, A Shadow Falls collects the most memorable images from Brandt s first two books, along with their accompanying essays A testament to the bookmaker s craft, it is the first volume on Brandt s work to capture the superb quality of his remarkable, large format prints, which are notable for their velvety blacks and tonal subtleties At 15 x 13 inches it is substantially larger than his previous books, and it comes in a handsome cloth binding with a tipped in plate on the front.
    On This Earth A Shadow Falls In Nick Brandt embarked on an ambitious photographic project a trilogy of books memorializing the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa Focusing on some of the world s last great population

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    1. This book of photographs of the wild animals of East Africa was inspired by photographer Nick Brandt s recognition of the dwindling animal populations and the effect increased human activity has had on the environment and the lives the animals struggle to lead.The photography is amazing, with a mix of intimate and panoramic views, showing us the emotional lives of the animals as well as their interaction with the landscape.Commentary is included at the beginning of the book by Brandt as well as [...]

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