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<!--StartFragment--> In One Hundred Butterflies, photographer Harold Feinsteinshowcases 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 ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published November 4th 2009 by Little, Brown and Company (first published 2009)
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Carol
Nov 13, 2009 Carol rated it it was amazing
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Feinstein has captured the beauty and brilliance of these ornate insects and reproduced it in a oversized format, allowing us to appreciate the details. The photos of butterflies from around the world are mesmerizing, the vivid colors shown off to perfection by the black background. The intense blues of the African Blue Salamis and the luminous oranges of the Monarch took my breath away. Butterfly lovers would treasure this book, as would art lovers. After all, butterfly wings are as magnificent ...more
Deborah Sloan
Nov 03, 2009 Deborah Sloan rated it it was amazing
Harold Feinstein renown photographer whose works have been displayed in such places as the Museum of the City of New York and The Musee d'art Modern in Paris has brought together the most beautiful photographs of Butterflies ever imagined from around the world to the homes of everyone who has ever gazed at their beauty and wondered about the mystery of these beautiful creatures.

This lovely coffee table size book will entrance every age with photos of the delicate intricate designs of each variet
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Gaby
Dec 20, 2009 Gaby rated it really liked it
Harold Feinstein whose previous works include The Infinite Rose, The Infinite Tulip, One Hundred Flowers, One Hundred Seashells, Foliage and Orchidelirium recently released another beautiful collection of photographs in One Hundred Butterflies.

"Who among us has not at one time or another gazed at a butterfly with a sense of awe? In the journey of completing the photographs for this book, it was not unusual for me to cry out in astonishment while looking at these creatures. I had been transported
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Kelly
Nov 28, 2014 Kelly rated it really liked it
I love the photographic work of Harold Feinstein. I use his books with my preschool students, who pour over the photographs, making observations and asking questions that might not arise if they couldn't view Feinstein's specimens in isolation of their natural contexts. This text is a fantastic addition to my classroom library and I love that each image includes information on each image's common and scientific names, as well as their region of origin.
Bridget
Nov 02, 2009 Bridget rated it it was amazing
This is such a gorgeous books. My mom is obsessed with butterflies so I knew that she would show great appreciation for this book. Once I gave it to her, we both sat down and flipped through the pages. This is one of the most gorgeous books I've ever flipped through.
Kim
SPECTACULAR!! Incredible images of the butterflies, so very inspiring, and perfectly interposed with poetry. I will be buying this book!!
Jessica
Nov 03, 2009 Jessica rated it it was amazing
Gorgeous. So gorgeous. The pages could be removed and framed.
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Pretty book. Wonderful pictures.
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Beautiful photographs!!
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