Yann arthusbertrand is perhaps the best known aerial photographer on the planet. There is text with each photograph that is very informative. Yann arthusbertrand is an excellent photographer, and his photographs from the air are outstanding. Yann arthusbertrands colorful pictures arent abstract artworks. He is the chairman of goodplanet foundation, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development, and the director of the documentary films home and human. Everest and mammoth hot springs, re nowned aerial photographer yann arthusbertrand presents nearly 200 striking color images that put our home planet in a whole new perspective.
Earth from space from space, earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colors, patterns, textures, and abstract forms. The earth has changed a new edition of this classic book, with nearly 100 new photographs by yann arthusbertrand. Since its original publication in 1999, yann arthusbertrands earth from above has been a touchstone for the environmental movement throughout the world, selling more than 3 million copies in all languages. Home is a 2009 documentary directed by french photographer, reporter and environmentalist yann arthusbertrand and produced by luc besson. Earth from above, updated edition author arthusbertrand, yann book condition used acceptable quantity available 2 binding hardcover isbn 10 1419722840 isbn 9781419722844 publisher harry n. The english version of the film is narrated by glenn close. Yann arthusbertrand books list of books by author yann. Find earth from above by arthusbertrand, yann at biblio. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Yann arthusbertrand earth from above 6th printing ebay. Earth from above by yann arthusbertrand 2003, hardcover. His photographs have been featured in national geographic, life, geo, and parismatch, among other magazines. It shows how tightly linked man and nature are, and how humanity is threatening the ecological balance of the planet. Yann arthusbertrand is the founder of goodplanet, an organization dedicated to preserving the environment, and the awardwinning author of more than forty books, including the international bestseller earth from above.
Let the remarkable aerial photographs of yann arthusbertrand take you to a. The result of a fiveyear journey across five continents and 60 countries, this spectacular portrait of our planet is also an iconic reminder of its fragility. Completely revised and updated, the new earth from above. It also comes with an alarming and urgent message that we the citizens of the world must all do our bit to bring to a halt the continuing and. Earth from above, updated edition by yann arthusbertrand. He has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide of his seminal photo essay earth from above, a decadespanning attempt to photograph all the vistas of the planet from the sky, whether by helicopter, hot air balloon, or anything else that flies. Yann arthusbertrand is a french journalist and photographer of international reputation. Yann arthusbertrand s more than 40 books include the multimillioncopy international bestseller earth from above. Yann arthusbertrand is a worldrenowned aerial photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist. Yann arthusbertrand, traveler, photographer, and former hotair balloon pilot, is world renowned for his astonishing photography books. His photography regularly appears in magazines such as national geographic, life, geo, and sierra magazine. In 2006, yann started the series vu du ciel, a television documentary series of several oneandahalf hour episodes, each dealing with a particular environmental problem.
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In a literal overview of the world, earth from above. As well as stunning photographs, each chapter has a map to help locate the images and a thoughtprovoking essay, viz. Earth from above, updated edition hardcover abrams books. From a heartshaped mangrove forest in new caledonia to a flock of red ibises in venezuela, from a caravan of camels in mauritania to mt.
Earth from above by arthusbertrand, yann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. He is the chairman of goodplanet, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development. See more ideas about aerial photography, earth and french photographers. The result of a fiveyear airborne odyssey across five continents and sixty countries, the earth from the air is the bestselling and most popular book of aerial. Yann arthusbertrand books and biography waterstones. Yann arthusbertrand was born in paris on march 1946 in a renowned jewellers family founded in 1803 by claude arthusbertrand and michelange marion. He is especially well known for his book earth from above 1999 and his film home 2009. Through 170 images taken by remarkable photographer yann arthusbertrand for ten years in different geographies of more than 60 countries, we get a privileged perspective that discloses a planet as never seen before. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking satellite photographs in earth from space, yann arthusbertrand, an aerial photographer and devoted environmental activist, discusses the impact of. About the author yann arthus bertrand has been portraying the state of the planet in photographs since 1995. It is because of this commitment that yann arthusbertrand was designated goodwill ambassador for the united nations environment programme on earth day april 22nd, 2009. Produced under the sponsorship of unesco, the book is also a unique. Yann became a photographer and works great story to newspapers such as national geographic, geo, life, paris match, figaro magazine etc. Widely known as a specialist in aerial photography around the world, arthusbertrand has published 60 books, including abrams best seller earth from above.
The result of a fiveyear airborne odyssey across five. Very few photography books become a national sensation, but earth. This affordable pictureaday compilation based on abrams international bestseller earth from above presents 365 aerial photographs. Everyone should take part in the effort, and home has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being. The earth s bestkept secrets can only be seen from above. Hes been interested in nature and wildlife from an early age. It was in the late 70s, in kenya, while studying with his wife anne the every day life of a pride of lions that, that he truly became a photographer. Yann arthusbertrands many books include the multimillioncopy international bestseller earth from above. His sister catherine is one of his closest collaborators. He is especially well known for his book the earth from the air, which has sold millions of copies since its first publication in 1999. This is a book with some of the most beautiful and interesting photographs i have ever seen, all of which have been taken from the air above by the well known photographer yannarthus bertrand. Yann arthusbertrand has been portraying the state of the planet in photographs since 1995. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on earth. Yann arthusbertrands powerful aerial photographs reveal the incidental beauty of the earth and its inhabitants, while the authoritative text explores current issues of.
Inspired by the best selling book, earth from above is a magical tour of the worlds most beautiful natural landscapes shot in dazzling hd. Yann arthusbertrand earth from space inhabitat green. Yann arthusbertrand born march 1946 in paris is a french photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist he was met name well berninahaus for his book earth from above 1999 1 and his film home 2009 early life. Earth from above, a 4episode, 8hour tv series then launched in 2007 and renewed for 2008, prompting arthusbertrand to begin filming of home, a documentarystyle feature film about the state of our planet and challenges facing us to protect it. From the age of 17 he became involved in the movie industry.
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