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Tales by Light 

Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft.
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3   2   1  
2018   2017   2015  
9 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Art Wolfe Art Wolfe 2 episodes, 2015
Eric Cheng Eric Cheng 2 episodes, 2017
Stephen Dupont Stephen Dupont 2 episodes, 2017
Angela Scott Angela Scott ...  Self 2 episodes, 2017
Jonathan Scott Jonathan Scott 2 episodes, 2017
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Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft. Told from the eye of the storyteller, follow these extraordinary artists as they work to capture the perfect image and show us our world in a new light. Written by National Geographic

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The young lady with the enormous lip disk discovered by Art Wolfe and the team was subsequently recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as having the world's largest lip disk. See more »

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Most beautiful documentary ever made!
22 November 2016 | by Russ_ThompsonSee all my reviews

The concept itself sounds first pretty self indulging, but right after the first five minutes the sheer perfectness of the cinematography itself takes hold of you and you only beg for more!

The crisp, blade-sharp pictures, the always spot-on framing, perfect compisitions make this a visual orgasm.

And after the first episode I can not ever think of any documentary can ever again get away for not using drones for aerial footage. Drone birds-eye view is not just a gimmick, it is skillfully executed and adds great value to the spectacle.

I do NOT say it is the best of documentaries, but it IS the most visually spectacular yet.

Also, some of the photographers are bit pretentious and full of themselves but anyone is free to mute and put on some cinemix or any music of their liking, kick back and swim in the nicest piece of motion picture of this year.


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Official Sites:

National Geographic Channel

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2015 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Racconti di luce See more »

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Australia See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16 : 9
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