The Majesty of SharksBook - 2009
For most people, sharks and fear go hand in hand. Renowned photographer and conservationist Chris Fallows maintains a more nuanced relationship with the superpredator. Gasp-inducing in their immediacy and surprise, Fallows's brilliant photographs present these mighty creatures in a different light.Great Whitethe first publication to collect Fallows's workreveals the sublime beauty of sharks and provides a rare glimpse into the largely unseen world of great whites, hammerheads, and other breeds. Fallows captures these fearsome creatures both above water, as they intersect with humanity, and below, in their mysterious underwater domain. A one-of-a-kind portrait of the shark and a superlative study of the nature photographer's art, this book is bound to turn heads and elicit a deep appreciation for the creatures that inhabit our oceans.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, c2009
Branch Call Number: 597.33 FAL
Characteristics: 191 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 x 32 cm