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Seeing Flowers : Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers
by Robert Llewellyn and Teri Dunn Chace


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We ve all seen red roses, blue irises, and yellow daffodils. But when we really look closely at a flower, whole new worlds of beauty and intricacy emerge. Using a unique process that far surpasses conventional macro photography, Robert Llewellyn shows us details that few of us have ever seen: the amazing architecture of stamens and pistils; the subtle shadings on a petal; the secret recesses of nectar tubes.  Read more...


 
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Overview

We ve all seen red roses, blue irises, and yellow daffodils. But when we really look closely at a flower, whole new worlds of beauty and intricacy emerge. Using a unique process that far surpasses conventional macro photography, Robert Llewellyn shows us details that few of us have ever seen: the amazing architecture of stamens and pistils; the subtle shadings on a petal; the secret recesses of nectar tubes. Complementing Llewellyn s stunning photographs are Teri Dunn Chace s lyrical, illuminating essays. By highlighting the features that distinguish twenty-eight of the most common families of flowering plants, Chace gives us fascinating insights into the natural history of flowers, such as the relationship between pollinators and floral form and color. At the same time she gives us a deeper appreciation of why and how flowers have become so deeply embedded in human culture. Whether you re a nature lover, a gardener, a photography buff, or someone who simply responds to the timeless beauty and variety of the floral world, "Seeing Flowers" will be a source of enduring delight."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781604694222
  • ISBN-10: 160469422X
  • Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Page Count: 302


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