Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The 21st Century: Photographs From The Image Collection by National Geographic

(Thank you to the publisher and TLC Book Tours for providing me with a copy of this book!)

about book: (summary from Goodreads)

The best photographs of the first 21 years of the 21st century take center stage in this incredible volume of National Geographic's world-famous imagery.

In just two short decades of the 21st century, National Geographic has ushered in a new era of visual storytelling excellence, including innovations in digital, drone, and smartphone photography, and reached out to a global audience through one of the world's most popular Instagram accounts, @NatGeo. In these 21 years, photography has transformed from a rarefied discipline to a universal medium of communication, available in the palm of everyone with a mobile phone. Through it all, National Geographic has remained at the forefront, shining a light on the beauty, wonder, and heartbreak of the world. 
A remarkable collection, The 21st Century culls more than 250 of the very best, most impactful National Geographic images across print, digital, and social media, celebrating:

Extraordinary wildlife
Unique cultures around the world
Beautiful landscapes
One-of-a-kind portrait photography
And behind-the-shot stories from celebrated National Geographic photographers like Joel Sartore, Nick Nichols, Jodi Cobb, Anand Varma, and Evgenia Arbugaeva.

Spanning the remarkable moments year-by-year from 2000 to 2021, The 21st Century is a beautiful, giftable, and important record of our rapidly changing world--a treasury you'll want to keep on the coffee table and turn to again and again

my thoughts:

Wow! National Geographic has created the ultimate photograph book with The 21st Century: Photographs From The Image Collection - it is spectacular! Spanning the first twenty-one years of the twenty-first century, this awesome book contains the most amazing photographs of our beautiful and diverse world in all its glory - the good and the bad moments in history, the unique terrain we travel thousands of miles to hike, and the unbelievable animals that pounce on their prey. It is jaw-dropping, breathtaking, and so inspiring. You will not be able to stop turning the pages and immersing yourself in these photographs. Plus, we get to see how much has changed in the world of photography - cameras, drones, digital photography, social media, etc. - talk about groundbreaking technology!

I LOVED this book to bits! I can't wait to share it with friends and family - it is going to make a fantastic gift. Definitely check it out and see for yourself how excellent the photography in this awesome book really is - you will be AMAZED! Then again, National Geographic never disappoints. 

Thank you to the publisher and TLC Book Tours for providing me with a copy of this book!

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