Life in Color: National Geographic Photographs (B&N Exclusive Edition)

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Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple and red. Smaller sections present images in silver, brown, black, gold, white, and "unseen color"?not seen with the naked eye, such as ...

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Overview

Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple and red. Smaller sections present images in silver, brown, black, gold, white, and "unseen color"—not seen with the naked eye, such as laser, the universe, and microscopic images. Throughout, interesting quotes and surprising short insights in the captions give the reader an entirely new look at the color in the world around us. Chock full of beautiful, amazing, fun images, this eye-pleasing volume is sure to appeal to a wide variety of people, most especially to women.

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Blue, orange, yellow, purple, red, silver, brown, black, gold, and white: You can think of this radiant National Geographic offering as a rainbow or a kaleidoscope. Life in Color is arranged by color, each chapter enhancing our sense of nature and the human-made world. This Barnes & Noble exclusive special edition of this 504-page large size pictorial features hundreds of dazzling National Geographic photographs and one awe-striking bonus: an attractive, frameable print.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426210952
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
  • Product dimensions: 10.28 (w) x 10.16 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

ANNIE GRIFFITHS was one of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic. She has photographed dozens of magazine and book projects for the Society, and her work has appeared in LIFE, Smithsonian, Paris Match, Stern, and many other publications. Annie has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Associated Press, National Organization of Women, and the White House News Photographers Association. She is a Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers. The author lives in Great Falls, Virginia.

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

    A coffee table must-have !

    The recpients of my gift are positively thrilled !! Simlpy gorgeus colors and subjects offer fascinating hours of enjoyment.

    Soooo glad I chose !

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    Posted January 13, 2013

    recommend

    I gave it as a gift and it was very well received

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    Highly Recommend

    Incredible photographs--the colors are amazing!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    Worth every penny!

    This is an absolutely beautiful book. The photography is breath taking and is well organized....of first class quality in every regard.

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    Posted December 12, 2012

    Great products and service

    Every purchase either on line or at our local store in Bee Cave, Texas, the service is the best. Not only do you always have what I'm looking for, but you always come thru the shipping if needed. I have never had a problem with damage or service. Thank You!!!!!!

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