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"My goal with these images is to raise our awareness of the beauty and diversity of the natural world, but - even more importantly - its dreadful fragility and endangerment. ' - Pedro Jarque Krebs There are few things more fascinating than the diversity of the animal kingdom - and it's a wonder under immense threat. The latest figures estimate that 60 percent of all animal populations on our planet have been wiped out in the last 50 years. Pedro Jarque Krebs, a multi-award-winning wildlife photographer, focuses his lens on this fragile natural world to draw attention to its precarious situation. His photographs aim to break down the psychological and emotional barriers that separate us from our fellow creatures, capturing every animal - whether a bird, a reptile, or a big cat - in an atmosphere of breathtaking intimacy. Beautiful and humbling, his images give the animals their full and due dignity. They remind us that we are not the centre of the universe, and that our most important project is to protect the intricate ecosystem of which we are just a small, constituent part. AUTHOR: Pedro Jarque Krebs was born in 1963 in Lima, Peru, and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. One of the most celebrated photographers, his numerous awards include the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award. SELLING POINTS: Exciting texts about the animals of our planet Spectacular images from one of the most celebrated wildlife photographers in a much anticipated photo book Pedro Jarque Krebs has received more than 100 awards since 2014 120 colour images

 

Details

ISBN: 9783961712229
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 220
Publication Date: 30 Jun 2019
Publisher: teNeues Publishing UK Ltd
Publication City, Country: Kempen, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 32(H) x 25(L)

 

Reviews

"beautiful" (Amateur Photographer, 13/07/2019);"arresting photographs" (Mail, 09/08/2019);"His portraits remind us of the similarities between wildlife and humans" (Outdoor Photography, Autumn 2019)

 

Author Biography

Pedro Jarque Krebs was born in 1963 in Lima, Peru, and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. One of the most celebrated photographers, his numerous awards include the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award.

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