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The authors who showcased and introduced their Photicular technology images in Safari offer this follow-up as a lenticular tour through the seas, featuring gorgeous integrated... Read more
The authors who showcased and introduced their Photicular technology images in Safari offer this follow-up as a lenticular tour through the seas, featuring gorgeous integrated photography images of sea horses, sand tiger sharks, yellow-banded sweetlips and glow-in-the-dark deep-sea anglerfish.
Dan Kainan is a New York inventor, artist, photographer, and industrial designer. An alumnus of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, he is equally at home in such diverse fields as fabric screen-printing, electro-optic and laser systems design, and commercial lighting design and manufacturing. His art has been exhibited in the Ronald Feldman Gallery in Soho, among other New York galleries and private collections, and his lighting designs have been marketed nationwide. In the 1980s he started experimenting with holography, and then integrated images. This led to three patents in that field, the latest of which is the basis for his Photicular books.
Carol Kaufmann, a former staff writer for National Geographic, and, as one might imagine, is extremely well-travelled. She's covered politics and presidential campaigns as well as archaeology, marine biology, and cultural anthropology stories all over the planet. Carol's writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, where she was the National Affairs Reporter, The Washington Post, George, and in the anthology A Woman's Europe.
Why just read about the way a cheetah can run up to 60mph when you can actually watch him running, too? Featuring eight animals (cheetah, rhino, elephant, giraffe, gazelle, zebra, gorilla, and lion), this title provides the information you'd expect to hear from a real safari tour guide about each animal.
The magical follow-up to Safari, Ocean uses the same lenticular-based technology that transfers fluid full-colour movies onto a book page and offers a glimpse of the world under the sea with eight beautiful photicular images by artist Dan Kainen.
A new Photicular book that celebrates the amazing life at the North and South Poles in images. Carol Kaufmann takes the reader on a voyage to the Poles and writes a lively and informative essay for each image, including the animal's size, range, habitat, and other vital statistics.
JUNGLE features exotic animals in vivid colour and vibrant motion: A tree frog blinks his big red eyes. A tiger stalks his prey. A blue leaf monkey scratches his back. A tarantula scurries across the ground. A butterfly drinks from a tropical flower. A nocturnal tarsier scans for food. A vividly patterned macaw comes in for a landing.
The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the question: What exactly does it mean to protect or save an endangered animal? It includes stories of interesting and unique conservation efforts, including some inspiring success stories.
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