Current Version Version: 2.0
Developer Banzai Labs Inc.
Rating
Price $1.00
Filed Under Travel
Age rating 4+
Compatibility
  • iPhone (Original)
  • iPod Touch
  • iPhone 3G

Description

ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME 60% OFF! - Beautiful Planet is a groundbreaking app that captures the breathtaking beauty of our world and its cultures. Featuring a collection of galleries three decades in the making by travel photographer, author and explorer, Peter Guttman, Beautiful Planet spans seven continents and 160 countries.

Beautiful Planet is on sale to thank everyone for making this app an App Store Staff Pick and a Top 10 app for 3 weeks straight!

The images were curated by Peter Guttman from over one million of his photographs and each is accompanied by his artful description of the moment when each photograph was taken, written specifically for this app.

Beautiful Planet contains over 570 photographs, spanning 15 regional galleries across an intuitive map-based design. All at once a savvy encyclopedia of the world, a striking art gallery, an evocative poetry selection and an inspiring travel planner, Beautiful Planet is a lovingly curated, incisively written and joyous portrait of the planet -- a rich resource of knowledge about the wonders of the world around us.


** Reviews of Peter Guttman's work **

* "Stunning images...sumptuous, dramatically lit shots."
-- New York Times

* "One of the premiere travel photographers."
-- CNN

* "Guttman's photographs capture the spirit of a place."
-- Time

* "Such a beautiful vision."
-- CBS This Morning

* "His photographs all seem to glow from an inner light."
-- Dallas Morning News

* "Peter Guttman is a gutsy photographer who has taken pictures all over the world and paints glorious word-pictures with extraordinary photographs."
-- Popular Photography


** About Peter Guttman **

Two times named the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year, called a "one-man Explorers Club" in the New York Times, and with zero inhibitions, Peter Guttman has blanketed the planet to create a far-reaching survey of both nearby dazzling landmarks and unknown, intriguing corners of our terrestrial home.

The author and creator of a hardcover award-winning book series for Fodors Travel Publications, an on-air expert for the Travel Channel and A&E Television and the recipient of solo photographic exhibitions at Sotheby's and the United Nations, Peter Guttman skillfully introduces the user to the marvels of our planet.


Photographs and description are Copyright 2009 Peter Guttman and legally licensed by permission of Peter Guttman.



The app icon containing the Blue Marble image of the Earth was provided by the NASA Visible Earth project.