Llano Press Publications: FLORA DEL LLANO ~ NATRUALEZA DEL ORINOQUIA

Llano Press Publications: FLORA DEL LLANO ~ NATRUALEZA DEL ORINOQUIA

Llano Press Publications: FLORA DEL LLANO ~ NATRUALEZA DEL ORINOQUIA

Flora del Llano by Cristina Uribe Hurtado by Cristina Uribe Editores Ltda - 6.75 x 6.65 inces and 111 pages in Bogota 1997

Cristina Uribe Hurtado < br> photographer, graphic designer
Bogotá, 1956
Graphic Designer graduated from the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University of Bogotá;
Natural and Architectural Photographer,

Since her first works she has been inclined to the environmental issues, occupying the primacy in this field a dozen excellent ecological books among which stand out:
Amphibians and reptiles of the Llano
Mammals of the Llano
Flora del Llano
Insects of the Llanos > Llanos Butterflies
Peces del Llano
The Colors of the Air, Colombian Birds of the Tropico Americano

In his publishing company, he has formed a photographic archive with emphasis on biodiversity issues , flora, ecosystems, etc ... that surpasses the 70,000 selected slides.

In her work as a photographer, she has traveled extensively by Col ombia, the islands of the Caribbean, Central America, Africa and Europe in search of original and interesting shots with which to enrich its already voluminous archive.

Llano Press Publications: FLORA DEL LLANO ~ NATRUALEZA DEL ORINOQUIA
Llano Press Publications: FLORA DEL LLANO ~ NATRUALEZA DEL ORINOQUIA

It has in preparation several ecological and cultural projects, including an original book on human evolution with photographs of various African anthropological sites.

In order to better understand the different aspects of her research, she became a naturalist photographer, penetrating jungles, forests, moors and savannas to capture with her lens various animal and plant species - be they flowers, tropical fish, mammals , insects, reptiles or birds - taking them on the spot to give them a natural character, an attitude that they always want to capture in their photographs.

She is the mother of two daughters, who accompany her frequently in her photographic pilgrimages. Her curiosity and admiration for the shapes and colors of the life manifestations of the planet have led her to travel not only in much of Colombia, her native country, but in East Africa, Egypt, the Galapagos Archipelago, the Caribbean islands , Cuba, Guatemala, Venezuela, the southern part of the continent - following the route that followed Darwin aboard the Beagle -, Chile, Argentina and southwest Brazil, in search of landscapes, curious species of flora and fauna and interesting shots general with which to enrich its voluminous photographic archive, that already exceeds the I 80,000 selected slides, with emphasis in the subject of the biodiversity.

These works are now complemented by the title The Colors of the Air - Birds of Colombia and the American Tropic, with which it hopes to please both those who are attracted by the diversity and beauty of the birds, and those who are interested care and preservation of their natural environment.

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