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Life : a journey through time

Author: Frans Lanting; Christine K Eckstrom
Publisher: Cologne : Taschen, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Life Project is a lyrical interpretation of life on Earth from its earliest beginnings to its present diversity. Life: A Journey Through Time is a lyrical interpretation of the history of life on Earth by master photographer Frans Lanting. I wanted to tell the story of life from its earliest beginnings to its present diversity by capturing images that evoke nature through time, says Lanting. Ever since, Ive been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Frans Lanting; Frans Lanting
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Lanting; Christine K Eckstrom
ISBN: 9783822839942 3822839949
OCLC Number: 68263444
Description: 303 pages : chiefly color illustrations, photographs ; 37 cm
Contents: A journey through time --
Elements --
Beginnings --
Out of the sea --
On land --
Into the air --
Out of the dark --
Planet of life --
Behind the lens --
Image index --
Timeline --
Resources --
The life project.
Responsibility: Frans Lanting ; edited by Christine Eckstrom.

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Depicting the biodiversity that surrounds us all, this picture book of planet earth covers information ranging from crabs to jellyfish, diatoms to vast geological formations, jungles to flowers, and  Read more...

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?The idea here is to use big, beautiful objects and organisms to trace the story of life on earth. Lanting sees the aeons of rain that made the oceans, for example, in the lip of Brazil's thunderous Read more...

 
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