Tuesday, June 4, 2013

"Galapagos Dreams: A Photo Journey" by Susanna Ivy

Galapagos Dreams: A Photo Journey
by Susanna Ivy

Susanna Ivy captures one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet with a fresh eye and stunning sense of perspective and color. Here, readers will be transported to the islands famed for their vast number of animal species - an island studied by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle.
Galapagos Dreams presents full-color photographs of a whirlwind tour of these diverse islands. Isolated from the mainland of Ecuador, here animal and plant species evolved at their own pace ... and the results are breathtaking. All of which are captured in full color by nature photographer, Susanna Ivy. Sponsored by Sony and winner of the prestigious Galapagos Calendar Contest, Susanna will bring to you the Galapagos Islands as you've never seen them before. And for those new to this wondrous island chain, be prepared to fall in love with it.
Use this book as an addition to your travel guide and as inspiration for your own great shots.
Please note: For best results it is recommended that you view this book on Kindle Fire, a free Kindle computer application or a free Kindle smartphone application. For those with black and white Kindles the photos will still be viewable.

By Lynda Dickson
In 2010 Susanna Ivy's dream came true when she won an international online competition. Her prize - a trip to the Galapagos Islands, an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador. This book is the result of that trip. It is a photographic diary of the wonders she saw. It contains over 50 stunning photos of the wildlife, the vegetation, the scenery, and the locals.
Susanna captures the essence and atmosphere of the Islands. You will be transported, if only for a little while, to a place of rare and unspoiled beauty. Let Susanna take you on a journey. You will not regret it.

About the Author
Susanna Ivy grew up in East Berlin, Germany, behind the wall. She obtained a degree in Graphic Design and an MA in Cultural Studies and Art History. She is a passionate photographer and traveler. She loves scuba diving all over the world. But her biggest love is for the animals. That is why she tries to inspire and educate people around the world to protect them for future generations. At the moment, she works as a freelance photographer, designer and author.
So far, Susanna has travelled to 30 countries and has taken thousands of photos. In 2010 she won an international competition and was able to fulfill her childhood dream and travel to the Galapagos Islands. The result of that trip was her photographic essay, Galapagos Dreams: A Photo Journey. In her capacity as graphic artist, Susanna has designed the covers of numerous books. These can be seen in Book Cover: Selected. This book was followed by World Ocean Day 2012, and Susanna's latest release, Cheeky Monkeys.


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