Book Review: Colours Of The Earth

This book contains an array of mainly aerial photographs of the surface of the earth. Bernhard Edmaier has travelled to remote and inaccessible areas of the world, organised flights and produced clear, sharp photographs of his chosen areas. However, is this book for everyone? David Hay has the review

This is a massive tome. It weighs nearly 3 Kg. It seems quite appropriate that this book is very substantial as it deals with a massive subject, the earth. The photographer has travelled all over the world photographing the surface of the earth from the air, capturing the many different textures and colours that exist.

The book has been organised into chapters that are colour co-ordinated. After an initial essay on colour theory, the following chapters contain photographs where the major colour is blue, green, yellow, orange, red, violet, brown, grey and white. You didn’t think the ...

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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