Mark Laita has put together a spectacular book of snake photography called Serpentine ($39). Serpentines photographs span the beautiful and the dangerous in a collage of color and danger. Accompanying the photographs is an essay written by William T. Vollmann. The snakes covered in the book include such beauties as the black mamba, pit viper and the candy-cane-striped albino Honduran milk snake. The images in Serpentine will, at the same time, haunt and amaze.
Microcosmos ($17) takes on an outstanding photo-journey that allows us to see what is going on around us in our everyday lives through some sublime microscopic images. These images, which are produced using the very latest micro-photography technologies, are displayed on user friendly, large page layouts so everyone can enjoy them. The majority of the 205 ...[Read More]