Outstanding alive color photography that wakes me up when resting in my recliner. 206 pages of intense color images of Africa. Every so often, I love lighting my pipe, reaching for this book, sit back, relax, and slowly flip the pages. Pete Turner understands color and you will not be disappointed with the captivating photos in the book.
The photographs take place starting in 1959 when Pete was on a seven-month safari through Africa and continues on with photographs from 1960,1964, 1969, 1970,1974, 1984, and 1995.At the beginning of the book, there is a map that shows the areas he traveled in 1959. Some of the areas covered in the book include: Transkei region, South Africa, Swaziland, Lake Manyara, Tanganika (Tanzania), Valley of the Kings, Egypt, Ndebele, South Africa, Sossusveli, Namibia, Amboseli, Kenya, Egypt, Krueger Park, South Africa, Victoria Falls, Rhodesia (Zambia), South Africa, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, Khartoum, Sudan, Giza, Egypt, and the Nubian Desert, Sudan. The subjects include: animals, portraits, buildings, plants, roads, everyday life of people, environment, landscapes, close-ups of native jewelry, etc. If you love Africa then you will love this book. The text and photographs are by the photographer, book design by Massimo Vignelli, and an introduction by Gordon Parks.
Publisher: Graphis Inc (April 2001)
Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 1 x 12.2 inches
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