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
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.
The author one of Japans foremost twentieth-century photographers, created one of the defining portraits of postwar Japan. This book includes author's photographs that focuses on the seismic impact of the American victory and occupation.
Offers an extended portrait of a young girl's transition from child to woman. Made over a period of twenty-three years, this title features images that are at once beautiful in their detail of light and identity, as well as frankly anthropological in their descriptive effect.
Orient Express: The King of Trains is a photographic guide to the history and culture surrounding this mythic train and all that took place within, from its notable passengers including Tolstoy and Grace Kelly to the tales crafted by Hemingway and Agatha Christie.
What does it really mean to restore a room? Is it about the precise duplication of something which is now showing the wear and tear of its age, to renew it and make it again as it once was? This work attempts to visually portray aspects of historical revisionism as seen through various stages of the restoration of the Palace of Versailles.