To capture an image of the crystal octopus, one of the ocean's rarest and most elusive creatures, became the goal in Ali bin Thalith's obsession with underwater marine photography. Over 10 years of searching has produced cornucopia of extraordinary deep sea images, of which over 100 are selected here, shot in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Over three years in the making, Encounter spans the Asian, African, American, European and Antarctic continents. There are many books on wildlife photography; the challenge is to find new thresholds, rise to new heights, and the extra mile in extreme environments to grab the viewer's attention. This is what Encounter has undoubtedly achieved
With his Hollywood good looks, boundless enthusiasm, and mesmeric media presence, John F Kennedy was destined to capture the imaginations of the more than 70 million Americans who watched the nation's first televised presidential debate. This is a no-holds-barred portrait of one of America's most revered presidents on his path to the White House.