Photographer Zack Seckler turns everyday life into something quite unexpected
Every one of these photos is pure gold.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Earth From Space book is pretty amazing - who doesn’t love to see pictures of our little blue planet in ways we’ve not seen before? There are a few of the familiar shots that even many people who aren’t obsessed with this kind of imagery may recognize, like deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon, the wild growth of urban Las Vegas and the creeping shrink of glaciers. But there are so many more of places you’re probably never seen: mangroves in the Gulf of Bengal, pre-and-post disaster Chernobyl, shrimp farms in Vietnam, an extinct volcano in Algeria, among others.
The author, an environmental activist who also published the book Earth from Above, arranged the scenes into themes including pollution, desertification, urban sprawl, farming and natural disasters. Often, trying to support themes with imagery requires including images that may be relevant and descriptive but aren’t also beautiful. Not so here.
If you have read this far, it’s time for you to stop and check out a few of the amazing images in this book. You won’t be disappointed.
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open the door, get on the floor,
EVERYBODY WALK THE DINOSAUR
The best thing.
Exactly what Monday needed!
I PAUSED AT THE WRONG TIME
You paused at the right time
The hills are alive with the sound of punk rock