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作者 Scarth, Linda
書名 Deep Nature : Photographs from Iowa
出版項 Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 2009
國際標準書號 9781587298813 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (119 pages)
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系列 Bur Oak Book
Bur Oak Book
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Small Places, Unbounded Spaces by John Pearson -- The Photographs -- Find, Celebrate, and Share by Linda Scarth and Robert Scarth -- Photographer's Note
Photographers Linda and Robert Scarth have an incredible eye for that magic moment when small becomes beautiful. Matched with patience and skill, their eye for magic produces dazzling images of Iowa nature up close. Revealing the miniature beauties hidden among the patches of prairie, woodland, and wetland that remain in Iowa's sadly overdeveloped landscape, the seventy-five color photographs in Deep Nature give us a breathtaking cross section of the state's smallest inhabitants. The Scarths' close-up images of showy orchis and northern monkshood, great spangled fritillary and painted lady, red-breasted nuthatch and eastern wood-pewee, ornate box turtle and gray treefrog, big bluestem and cotton-grass, and many other natural wonders look more like paintings than photographs. Beginning with an iridescent fly hovering over a neon-purple fringed gentian and ending with their iconic image of coneflowers refracted in dewdrops, they have created a sparkling jewelbox of images that will make us look at the small world around us with renewed appreciation. Attending to the small things in the fabric of nature is the Scarths' source of artistic inspiration. Taking Walt Whitman's "every leaf is a miracle" as their beginning, they celebrate not only each leaf but each feather, insect, dewdrop, flower, lichen, and intricate organism in the evolving web of life
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Scarth, Linda Deep Nature : Photographs from Iowa Iowa : University of Iowa Press,c2009 9781587298240
主題 Natural history - Iowa
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Alt Author Scarth, Robert
Pearson, John
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