The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals by Joel Sartore

Into the Wild

Read The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals Online Free - This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals--especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art: to know these animals is to save them.

Sartore intends to photograph every animal in captivity in the world. He is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. He has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits: from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.

Title : The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals
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ISBN : 1426217773
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Stefanie rated it ★★★★★

July 27, 2017

Amazing pictures! And a great way to generate more awareness for animals going extinct. There needs to be so much more done for these animals before they are gone.

ღ Carol jinx~☆~ rated it ★★★★☆

July 22, 2017

Amazing pictures and stories of animals. Foreword by Harrison Ford.

Autumn rated it ★★★★★

August 25, 2017

The following review is based off my own opinions, thoughts and reactions. So in other words brace yourself. *There may be inappropriate words such as curse words.* You have been advised in advance.* So I have been thinking of how I wanted to kick this review off and I mean, I could just gush ove...

Debbie rated it ★★★★★

April 09, 2017

Absolutely Beautiful Animal Pictures. This book is a Treasure. Parents should be sharing this book with their children. A wonderful addition to anyone's personal library.

Joy rated it ★★★★★

July 07, 2017

Stunning photographs championing the beauty and importance of biodiversity. Nice segments between chapters highlighting unsung heroes in the fight to save these animals. On a personal note this book shifted my view of zoos.

Sierra rated it ★★★★★

May 24, 2017

This is a book that should be on everyone's coffee tables and book shelves! I found it on the 'new' release shelf at my local library, being an animal lover I had to check it out. National Geographic the Photo ark is a lifelong project, already spanning 25 years, of photographer Joel Sartore. It...

Susannah rated it ★★★★★

May 28, 2017

This is a collection of some of the photos of the world's animals as taken by Joel Sartore. Sartore's goal is to take a photograph of every species of animal under human care. So far he has photographed about half of them - over 6,000 - and about 400 are featured in the book. This project is spon...

Writing rated it ★★★★★

October 23, 2017

First of all, if anyone wants to buy The Photo Ark for me as a Christmas present, I will gladly accept! I need, yes need, more than one glance at the creatures, great and small, photographed by Joel Sartore, National Geographic photographer and founder of The Photo Ark. Beautifully stark and real...

Christina rated it ★★★★★

March 27, 2017

Absolutely gorgeous coffee table book with astoundingly colorful and detailed photographs of all kinds of animals, reptiles, birds and other fauna. The photographer is trying to photograph one of every single different species on the planet--he's done 6,000 so far!--which he estimates may take hi...

Becky rated it ★★★★★

August 18, 2017

Joel Sartore has set out to photograph as many species of animals as he can in a 25 year period and develop an "ark" of photographic evidence of animals, many of which are on the brink of extinction. This book is just the first sharing of photos he has done so far. Included are a few essays on th...

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