Author(s): National Geographic
Celebrate the beauty of the world after dark-from starlit skies and glowing city streets to exquisite nocturnal creatures and the wonders that emerge after sunset-with this amazing new book from National Geographic.The world is a different place after dark, and this magnificent photography book illuminates the mesmerizing realm of all things nocturnal. After dark, the light is different; there is an unspoken intimacy; new and different activities occur. And in the natural world, an unseen universe comes alive. Page after page of vivid photos 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 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.
DIANE COOK and LEN JENSHEL are two of America's foremost landscape photographers. Their work has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, Audubon, The New Yorker, and Fortune. They have also published numerous fine art books of their photographs, including Travels in the American West, HOT SPOTS- America's Volcanic Landscape, and AQUARIUM. The recipients of numerous fellowships, their work has been exhibited in more than 100 museums and collections worldwide, including the Art Institute of Chicago and the Yokohama Museum in Tokyo. SUSAN TYLER HITCHCOCK has written 16 nonfiction books ranging in genre from literary history to nature guide to family memoir. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Virginia and, as senior editor at National Geographic Books, oversees the science, health, and nature list. Among the notable titles she has acquired and managed are Buzz Aldrin's No Dream Is Too High (an international bestseller), David Quammen's Yellowstone, and the perennially best-selling Field Guide to the Birds of North America. This is the fifth National Geographic photographic collection to which she has contributed.