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Oct 13, 2020
| ISBN 9781984858658
Oct 13, 2020
| ISBN 9781984858665
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Oct 13, 2020 | ISBN 9781984858658
Oct 13, 2020 | ISBN 9781984858665
A striking collection of satellite images documenting human impact on the Earth–and how the Earth responds–from the creators of Overview and the Instagram sensation Daily Overview.Change is Earth’s most important and influential constant. From geological changes that take place over millennia, to the growth of civilization, to intense (and increasingly common) weather events exacerbated by a warming climate, the planet is constantly in flux. With areas viewed over various periods of time–days, months, and years–these changes become even more apparent, as does the scale and scope of human impact on Earth. Overview Timelapse is a compelling photographic survey of the state of change on Earth today. With human activity driving this transformation faster than ever, visible signs can now be seen across the planet. Through its 250 mesmerizing images such as sprawling cities and the patterns created by decades of deforestation, this book offers a fresh perspective of change on Earth from a larger-than-life scale.
A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram project.Inspired by the “Overview Effect”—a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole—the breathtaking, high definition satellite photographs in OVERVIEW offer a new way to look at the landscape that we have shaped. More than 200 images of industry, agriculture, architecture, and nature highlight incredible patterns while also revealing a deeper story about human impact. This extraordinary photographic journey around our planet captures the sense of wonder gained from a new, aerial vantage point and creates a perspective of Earth as it has never been seen before.
Benjamin Grant is the author of Overview and also oversees the Instagram project Daily Overview, from which the book takes its… More about Benjamin Grant
As seen in The New York Times, Fodor’s, Mental Floss, American Photo, and many more…“A compendium of spectacular satellite imagery…Overview documents the impact of human existence.”–Wall Street Journal“Absolutely gorgeous, yet utterly gut-wrenching”–Wired“Stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of Earth from the skies.”–The Guardian“Photos of earth from above will change your outlook of the planet”–Fast Company “Incredible images that show Earth’s surface as you’ve never seen it before”–BBC“Grant’s book…uses satellite photography to reveal both environmental wonders and suburban sprawl from a new perspective.”–Los Angeles Times“From far away, it’s possible to get a glimpse of what connects us, and why it’s worth protecting.”–Boston Globe“Hypnotic images from across the globe”–Daily Mail“Totally breathtaking”–Thrillist“A unique view of the globe we all call home.”–Smithsonian“The awesomeness of earth from above”–The Atlantic“Stunning”–Huffington Post“A tour de force of research and image presentation”–American Photo
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