National Geographic Rarely Seen

National Geographic Rarely Seen Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426215612
Year 2015-10
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Boasting a major cool factor, the latest entry in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photography books reveals some of the world's most astounding phenomena - from the desert flower that only blooms once a year to a priceless Egyptian artifact buried for years in King Tut's tomb.It's all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons; the engraving inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch.

National Geographic Rarely Seen

National Geographic Rarely Seen Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 1426215614
Year 2015-10-27
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic
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In this dazzling book of visual wonders, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, Rarely Seen features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes. It's all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons; the engraving inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. With an introduction by National Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez, whose work has taken him from the Peruvian Andes to the deepest caves of Papua New Guinea, Rarely Seen captures once-in-a-lifetime moments, natural wonders, and little-seen objects from the far reaches of the globe.

National Geographic Stunning Photographs

National Geographic Stunning Photographs Author Annie Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781426213922
Year 2014-10
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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"Targeted to fans of Simply Beautiful Photographs, the 2014 offering in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photo books illuminates the power of photography to witness, reveal, persuade, celebrate, explore and change the way we see the world. Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red-rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivalled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic's most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium's ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged, the remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to enjoy the smorgasbord of colors, textures, and sensations that comprise the fabric of everyday life"--

Life in Color

Life in Color Author Annie Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781426214516
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 503
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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A lavishly illustrated volume, arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty, presents short, inspiring essays that explore the qualities, meaning and symbolism of each color, giving readers a new way to look at color in the world around them.

Journeys of a Lifetime

Journeys of a Lifetime Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426216084
Year 2015-05-06
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.

Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426215643
Year 2015-10
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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A photographic tour of the most amazing, beautiful, thrilling, and breathtaking locales on Earth includes islands, cityscapes, rain forests, and ancient cobblestone roads, with travel and visitor information for each.

National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs

National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426215674
Year 2015-09
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Daybreak whispers mauve over a long ocean horizon. A slender crescent moon caresses a gnarled tree standing alone on the heath. Full of one-of-a-kind photographs, this breathtaking photo collection, now in mini format, gives readers a front-row seat to the world's wonders, from its most imposing cityscapes to its most pristine landscapes. Selected from the portfolios of National Geographic's most celebrated photographers, the images in this book are strikingly arranged to depict the beauty and majesty of light in all its variations. Short legends accompany every photograph to explain how the shot was captured, along with inspiring quotations from literature. With the widest possible array of perspectives, close-ups, and details, these photos present a new experience of time and light.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN-10 079226164X
Year 2003
Pages 504
Language en
Publisher
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For more than 100 years, National Geographic has set the standard for photographic excellence. Celebrating that tradition, this volume collects our most remarkable images in a single extraordinary book that visits every region of the world and even outer space. Some of these photos are world renowned while others have rarely been seen. Some illuminate distant cultures; others reveal the mysteries of nature. Whether you linger over an early pioneering shot or a more recent achievement, you'll find in each photograph a stunning testament to the power that pictures possess to go where words cannot. .

Simply Beautiful Photographs

Simply Beautiful Photographs Author Annie Griffiths
ISBN-10 1426206453
Year 2010
Pages 503
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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This text 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.

National Geographic 125 Years

National Geographic 125 Years Author Mark Collins Jenkins
ISBN-10 9781426209574
Year 2012
Pages 383
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Depicts the last 125 years of history through the unforgettable images that appeared in National Geographic, from the organization's beginning as a scientific club to it's growth into other disciplines inlcuding space exploration, climatology and archaeology.

National Geographic Greatest Landscapes

National Geographic Greatest Landscapes Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426217128
Year 2016-10
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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From one majestic nature landscape to the next, this is an iconic collection of National Geographic s photography of the world s most beautiful locations that will immortalize the beauty of the great outdoors, showcasing evocative, and often unseen, images of extraordinary landscapes around the world. With vast deserts in twilight, snowcapped mountain ranges at the brink of dawn, a forest in the height of autumn colors, these indelible images will magnify the beauty, emotion, and depth that can be captured in the split second of a camera flash, taking readers on a spectacular visual journey and offering an elegant conduit to the world around them. Paired with illuminating insights from celebrated photographers, this beautiful book weaves a vibrant tapestry of images that readers will turn to again and again."

NatGeo

 NatGeo Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426217104
Year 2016-10
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Featuring the most liked, commented on, and favorite photos from National Geographic's iconic Instagram account, @NatGeo is a winning combination of expertly curated and favorite National Geographic photographs from the account. National Geographic, or @natgeo, is the world's top noncelebrity account on Instagram, with nearly 50 million followers and over one billion likes on its 7,000+ images posted. Embracing the diversity of the account and weaving in social media trends such as hashtags, throwbacks, flashbacks, and of course animals, @NatGeo's stunning imagery will delight and inspire.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens Author Leah Bendavid-Val
ISBN-10 9781426205262
Year 2009
Pages 503
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Features a collection of famous and lesser-known photographs taken throughout the past century.

Sublime Nature

Sublime Nature Author Cristina Mittermeier
ISBN-10 9781426213014
Year 2014
Pages 223
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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A photograph collection explores the variations of natural landscapes, plants, and animals and is complemented by perspectives on humanity's visceral connections to the natural universe.

Visions of Earth

Visions of Earth Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 9781426211737
Year 2013
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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Provides more than 250 photographs originally published in "National Geographic" that emphasize the Earth's beauty, majesty, and wonder, from day-old robins to a group of stars beyond the Milky Way.