Washington, D.C. :
- Physical Description
- 398 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Presents a collection of night photographs from around the world, depicting such scenes as city streets, festivals, nocturnal animals, landscapes, underwater creatures, and the night sky.Review by Publisher Summary 2
Celebrate the beauty of the world after dark—from starlit skies and glowing city streets to exquisite nocturnal creatures —with this magnificent new photography collection from National Geographic. The world is a different place after dark, and this breathtaking book illuminates the mesmerizing realm of all things nocturnal, with more than 250 glorious images. Page after page of vivid photographs explore the many nuances of night vision—from the sea by moonlight to night markets in Laos to the face of a child lit up by a screen in a darkened room. The range of images in these pages is breathtaking: A smoky jazz club. Flowers that bloom only at night. Phosphorescent fish. Lions photographed with infrared cameras. The Eiffel Tower, all lit up. Faces around a campfire. A stadium lit by floodlights. Earth from space. Elegant, sexy, and a little mysterious, this richly illustrated book is a stunning pathway to some of the world's most captivating sights.