As a founder of Nature Aquarium, Takashi Amano was loved by fans all around the world while he had continued to present a great number of masterpieces also as a photographer. He had never lost his passion for creating efforts, and kept devoting his energy on completing this compilation photo book, “Origin of Creation” until just to the end of his days.
As well as Amano’s representative works selected by himself, you will see his last photos he captured in a town where he was getting treatment. Many of the works are first published. The photo book really is the Amano’s message that he built throughout his life: the philosophy of Nature Aquarium, the way of life, and the love for Nature.
A pathway to the soul of creation
In August, 2015 Takashi Amano departed this world and was sadly missed. The photo book that he had been working on to the end is finally completed. From his thoughts to his origin of creation, the book describes the essential core with his own works selected by himself as an aquascaper and photographer.
Origin of Creation
The photo book includes not only Takashi Amano's representative photos of landscapes and aquascapes, but also his autobiography from childhood and the stories of his latest creation, the world’s largest Nature Aquarium in Oceanário de Lisboa, Portugal. Moreover, you will see Amano’s "last photos" that he captured in Kagoshima city where he visited for his treatment. This book will take you to the Origin of Creation underlying Nature Aquarium and ecological photographs, which Takashi Amano had been representing.
Dimensions: 279 x 278 mm
Hardcover: 280 pages