Saturday, October 31, 2009

One Hundred Butterflies

Author: Harold Feinstein
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (November 4, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0316033634

Book Description:
In One Hundred Butterflies, photographer Harold Feinstein showcases butterfly varieties from around the world, turning exquisite details into mesmerizing works of art. Feinstein's breathtaking photographs capture the color, vibrancy, and infinite variety of patterns that occur on the wings of these ornate insects. One hundred impeccably reproduced, oversized photographs allow viewers to appreciate the Blue Morpho of Central America, the African Birdwing, and the Asian Swallowtail at a scale and depth impossible to experience in nature. An elegantly printed deluxe gift book, it is a treasure for butterfly enthusiasts and art lovers alike.

My Review:

Let me start by saying, One Hundred Butterflies by photographer Harold Feinstein, is one of the most gorgeous coffee table books I have ever seen. As I opened it, page by page, my breath was taken away. The full page photographs are large, vivid, and extremely detailed. Butterfly varieties from around the world are shown, most of which I had never seen before now. Feinstein has created a classic work of art that cannot be disputed. This beautiful book would make a wonderful gift.
(Thank you to Hachette Book Group for my review copy.)

4 comments:

Pat's Place said...

It sounds beautiful...especially since I spent half of yesterday trying to photograph ONE butterfly that kept flying and lighting on my back porch.

Linda W said...

Can you imagine how grandchildren would love this book!

Glynis said...

It sounds like a wonderful book for a gift. One for my list.

Lea and her Mustangs said...

Saw this book at the Butterfly Museum in Key West last year. It is beautiful.