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Nomads of the Infinite Plain

Nomads of the Infinite Plain book by Grégoire Bouguereau

384 pages including 146 photographs, text in French and English 

Limited print run of 1500 copies

Captions and technical details for each shot in an appendix 

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6:40 AM. As is often the case, the day begins next to the little grove of prickly trees, and if I turn around I can see the sunrise is imminent. For the time being, the sun is only a nugget against the massive flank of the Lemagurut volcano, but I know that in a moment a flow of molten light will spill from this natural cauldron and down into the plain, flattening the shadows to the ground, setting the first signs of life on the Serengeti in sharp relief.

My eyes are glued to my binoculars, sweeping the infinite plain, and I watch as the actors come onto the stage of this living theatre, about to give, yet again, a unique, never-before-seen performance, the millennial, fascinating play between life and death.

As each destiny moves closer to fulfilment, nothing is ever sure; until the last second hope stays side by side with the improbable, and no sooner are these dramatic moments consummated than their trace has ceased to exist, except in memory.

Elsewhere, huge crowds are gathering, and this morning I will be the sole witness of the varying manifestations of this teeming life. What system was so important, what was so urgent, so imperiously necessary, that mankind could have sold its time and perhaps even its soul, and that this world has now become so foreign to us?

This book, begun in 2003, is the fruit of a prolonged study of over ten years or more, a mixture of ethology and photography in which Grégoire BOUGUEREAU shares his vision of the world of wildlife, and of cheetahs in particular. The photography in this volume has received seven awards in different categories in the contests for European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (GTD) and Wildlife Photographer Of The Year (BBC).

  • Height 24 cm
  • Width 28 cm
  • Depth 4 cm
  • Weight 1.6
  • nombre de page 384
  • Nombre de photos 146

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Nomads of the Infinite Plain

Nomads of the Infinite Plain

Nomads of the Infinite Plain book by Grégoire Bouguereau

384 pages including 146 photographs, text in French and English 

Limited print run of 1500 copies

Captions and technical details for each shot in an appendix 

ONE POSTCARD BY FREE GIFT 

Write your review