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Take a thrilling armchair reef dive while leafing through Sea and marvel at astonishing photographs as starkly exquisite as the finest still life, including piggybacking seahorses, red and blue starfish, iridescent jellyfish and polka dotted stingrays. The extraordinary images in Sea evidence the artistry and technical expertise of internationally award-winning photographer Mark Laita, who unveils the full splendor and otherworldliness of the ocean’s inhabitants in an entirely new and thrilling way. Rippling reflections, stark backdrops and surprising angles lay bare the amazing beauty of the life that teems under the water’s surface. Hardcover, 200 pages; 100 color photographs. 12" x 12".
Sea evokes our Sant Ocean Hall, the Natural History Museum’s largest exhibit, providing visitors with a unique and breathtaking introduction to the majesty of the ocean. The hall’s combination of 674 marine specimens and models (including a 45-foot-long North Atlantic Right Whale) high-definition video, and the newest technology allows visitors to explore the ocean’s past, present and future.
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