Earthart Photography Book - Bernhard Edmaier - Phaidon Press

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EarthArt: Colours of the Earth is a spectacular collection of breathtaking images by world-renowned aerial photographer Bernhard Edmaier (Earthsong, Patterns of the Earth, Earth on Fire). Divided into colour-coded chapters, EarthArt offers an astounding and little-seen view of the world’s surface. The selection includes some of Edmaier’s most celebrated photographs as well as brand new, never-before-published images.

  • A spectacular collection of breathtaking aerial photographs of the Earth’s surface – from the Bahamas to Iceland, New Zealand to North America and Europe to Alaska – ordered by colour to display the stunning variety of the colours of the Earth
  • Includes a wide variety of subjects, from bubbling mud pools, volcanic eruptions, coral reefs and deserts, to eroded canyons and arctic glaciers, accompanied by short captions explaining how, where and why the formations naturally occur
  • Contains 200 astounding full-page photographs of the Earth’s surface, presenting the planet in an astonishing new, colourful light

About the authors: Bernhard Edmaier (b.1957), trained as a civil engineer and geologist and has photographed the earth’s surface for over 15 years. The result of meticulous planning and research, his extraordinary travels take him from the endless deserts of Africa to the ice plains of Iceland and the coral of the Great Barrier Reef. His abstract, beautiful compositions offer an awe-inspiring view of our planet.
Dr Angelika Jung-Hüttl (b.1957), is a geologist and writer who contributes to a number of different newspapers and popular scientific magazines. She has worked and travelled with Edmaier for 10 years and has written several books on volcanoes, ice and glaciers.


  • Hardback
  • English
  • 35cm x 29.7cm
  • 224 pages
  • 150 colour illustrations

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