In this sumptuous volume, Greece s ancient marble ancient amphitheaters, temples, and columns stand guard like the gods of Olympus The Acropolis, Delphi, and the age old theater of Epidaurus appear in an entirely new light Yann Arthus Bertrand, a French photographer known for his aerial views, has captured these classic symbols of another age along with the grandeur of the rocky Mediterranean landscape, lush olive groves, and glorious islands Journalist Janine Trotereau s evocative captions illuminate Arthus Bertrand s breathtaking views and provide geographical, historical, and cultural information. New Download [ Greece From the Air ] by [ Yann Arthus-Bertrand ] – heartforum.co.uk
Yann Arthus Bertrand was born in a renowned jewellers family founded by Claude Arthus Bertrand and Michel Ange Marion His sister Catherine is one of his closest collaborators He s been interested in nature and wildlife from an early age.From the age of 17 he became involved in the movie industry He gave up the movie industry in 1967 to run the Ch teau de Saint Augustin wildlife park in Ch teau sur Allier centre of France He then left the country with his wife Anne when he was 30 1976 to live in Kenya in the Massai Mara national park He lived amongst the Massai tribe for 3 years to study the behaviour of a lions family and took daily pictures of them during those years He thus discovered a new passion for photography and the beauty of landscapes when observed from above in hot air balloons He understood the power of a picture and how to communicate using this means.He came back to France in 1981, published a photography book Lions in 1983, and became an international journalist, reporter and photographer specialising in documentaries on sports, wildlife and aerial photography for French magazines such as Paris Match and Geo He photographed ten Paris Dakar rallies Every year he published a book on Rolland Garros, the tennis French open He also took pictures every year at the Paris International Agricultural Show, and of Dian Fossey and gorillas in Rwanda.In 1994 Arthus Bertrand started a thorough study on the state of the Earth sponsored by UNESCO Therefore he made a picture inventory of the world s most beautiful landscapes taken from helicopters and balloons The book from this project, Earth from Above la Terre vue du cielsold over 3 million copies and was translated into 24 languages.
- 157 pages
- Greece From the Air
- Yann Arthus-Bertrand
- 13 January 2017 Yann Arthus-Bertrand