Natural scenery-whether mountain peaks against a crystal blue sky, shimmering expanses of ocean or desert, or the perfection of a moss-laden path-affects us deeply, by turns eliciting joy, peace, awe, and a state of grace. Sublime Nature collects images that inspire these emotions, culled from the archives of the world's leading photographers. Award-winning photojournalist and conservationist Cristina Mittermeier adds context, offering readers a visceral connection to the natural universe. Filled with breathtaking images, Sublime Nature captures our special relationship with nature in all its incarnations, inspiring us to protect its future.
Photojournalist CRISTINA MITTERMEIER has coauthored 20 large-format photography books and several scientific articles on conservation. She is the founder of the prestigious International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP). Among many other awards and recognitions, she has been selected as one of Sony's Artisans of Imagery and was named Nature's Best 2010 Conservation Photographer of the Year. Her images have been exhibited by museums and organizations around the world.