The hidden beauty of seeds & fruits : the botanical photography of Levon Biss.

By: Biss, Levon [author,, photographer.]Contributor(s): Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh [host institution.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2021Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 32 x 27 cmISBN: 1419752154; 9781419752155Subject(s): Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Herbarium. -- Pictorial works | Seeds -- Physiology -- Pictorial works | Seeds -- Pictorial works | Fruit -- Pictorial works | Photography of plants -- Exhibitions | Photography, Close-up -- Exhibitions | Plants -- Photography -- Exhibitions | Seeds -- Photography -- Exhibitions | Fruit -- Photography -- ExhibitionsLOC classification: QK661 | .B57 2021TR724 | .B57 2021Summary: The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits is a unique photographic study of seeds and fruit in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science. Each picture captures the breathtaking and beautiful details of the world of carpology, the study of seeds and fruit. Each picture in this book is created from approximately 8,000 individual photographs. The samples come from the carpological collection at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. After searching through thousands of specimens, Biss has selected the 60 most striking samples to be featured in this book. As with Microsculpture, each image will be captioned with scientific information and it will be on exhibition for the first time at the Royal Botanic Garden in Spring 2021.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: October 2021
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The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits is a unique photographic study of seeds and fruit in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science. Each picture captures the breathtaking and beautiful details of the world of carpology, the study of seeds and fruit. Each picture in this book is created from approximately 8,000 individual photographs. The samples come from the carpological collection at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. After searching through thousands of specimens, Biss has selected the 60 most striking samples to be featured in this book. As with Microsculpture, each image will be captioned with scientific information and it will be on exhibition for the first time at the Royal Botanic Garden in Spring 2021.

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