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A Shadow Falls
A Shadow Falls
Authors: By Nick Brandt Essays by Peter Singer and Vicki Goldberg
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 0-8109-5415-X
EAN: 9780810954151
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 9/1/2009
Trim Size: 15 x 12
Page Count: 132
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 58 tritone illustrations
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About the book
In A Shadow Falls, which features fifty-eight recent images in stunning, oversized tritone plates, Nick Brandt continues his ambitious and ongoing photographic project to memorialize the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa. Brandt’s wide-screen panoramas of animals and landscapes capture an epic vision of Africa that has not been seen before. His iconic portraits of its majestic animals are filled with an empathy usually reserved for human subjects.
 
From the opening images in A Shadow Falls, of a verdant world filled with multitudes of animals, to the closing images of small bands of creatures moving across a parched, dusty earth, Brandt portrays a mythic Africa struggling against tragic forces. In years to come, we will look back at these powerful photographs and wonder why humanity did not do more to preserve this rare corner of earthly paradise.

About the author
Nick Brandt's first book, On This Earth, is one of the most popular photography books of this decade. He lives in Topanga, California. Peter Singer is the author of the influential Animal Liberation. He lives in New York City. Vicki Goldberg is America's leading photography critic and historian. She lives in New Hampshire.

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