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New STRI book: Deceptive beauties: The world of wild orchids

October 03, 2011

New STRI book: Deceptive beauties: The world of wild orchids

STRI communication associate Christian Ziegler has just published a photographic book, Deceptive beauties: The world of wild orchids 2011

STRI communication associate Christian Ziegler has just published a photographic book, Deceptive beauties: The world of wild orchids (2011), with the University of Chicago Press. It has a foreword by Natalie Angier and an introduction by Michael Pollan.

This book features over 150 color photographs taken by Christian Ziegler himself as he trekked through wilderness on five continents to capture the diversity and magnificence of orchids in their natural habitats. According to Cristián Samper, director of SI´s National Museum of Natural History, “Ziegler captures their beauty through his spectacular photographs, unveiling their mysteries and giving us an insight into their fascinating natural history.”

The new book will on sale at the STRI Corotú Bookstore.

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