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Inner Beauty of Nature [Book Review]

The most recent book that I was asked to review is the “Inner Beauty of Nature: X-Ray Photography” who was written by Bert Myers, 2007. The beginning of the book discusses the history and techniques used regarding X-Ray photography and how the author started his interest in this kind of photography. The highlight of the book is the multiple X-Ray photos captured in black and white, then includes some of these images being processed with color.


By Bert Myers

Nature can be appreciated in various ways and I think what Myers did in this book is what any of us nature nuts would have done in his profession. Although he pulled it off in this interesting coffee-table picture book and was able to successfully share his nature finds with everyone (but with the X-Ray photography twist)! I congratulate him in a job well done and for dazzling me with his outstanding shells that he photographed. I think every Doctors office should have a copy of this book for their waiting patients.


Flower photo from the book!

The publicity individual who contacted me about reviewing this book had kindly agreed to send me a second copy to give away to one of my viewers. Like in my previous book review we will used a random number generator to decide who would get the book. So, comment below and if you’re the first person to comment your number 1 and if you’re the 10th person to comment your number is 10 . . . etc . . . ! I will use an online tool Monday evening (3/30/09) to help me decide who will win the book!! Good luck and if you don’t win . . . be sure to get the book at your local bookstore.


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13 responses

  1. That’s really a different spin on photography. Nature is really pretty, inside and out. The cover is gorgeous!

    24 March 2009 at 12:01 am

  2. Lisa at Greenbow

    What an intersting way to look at flowers. I would never have thought of looking at nature this way. It sort of reminds me of the way some people scan flowers only it goes deeper of course. I would love to read the book.

    24 March 2009 at 5:33 am

  3. Tom

    Tom, very interesting, I was also asked to review this book!

    Tom

    24 March 2009 at 5:55 am

  4. What a neat concept for a book!

    24 March 2009 at 6:44 am

  5. Robin V.

    The world is so beautiful; it’s nice to see it captured in such unusual ways! I really like the idea 0f putting it in doctors’ offices, too. 🙂

    24 March 2009 at 9:11 am

  6. Sherri

    Wow, what a neat form of photography. I bet the images of the shells are quite beautiful!

    24 March 2009 at 9:22 am

  7. The book sounds great. X-raying shells must be rather like bone density scans. Do you think?

    24 March 2009 at 11:12 am

  8. Amy

    Sounds like an interesting book – thanks for the opportunity!

    24 March 2009 at 2:46 pm

  9. Pam

    Sounds very interesting, Tom!

    24 March 2009 at 7:59 pm

  10. Michael Head

    That’s very interesting stuff. The inner structures of things are often so complex

    25 March 2009 at 8:07 am

  11. Very cool idea for a book – I’ll have to add this one to my to-read list!

    28 March 2009 at 10:58 am

  12. Young Naturalist J did the roll for me from his computer game and came up with a roll of 5! 5 would be Robin V! Congrats Robin!

    1 April 2009 at 8:05 pm

  13. Robin V.

    Eeeee! Thanks Tom (and thanks “Young Naturalist J”)!! 🙂 I can’t wait to read/see it!

    2 April 2009 at 10:53 pm

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