Various aspects of life on earth are portrayed in fifteen hematic chapters presenting Posthuma de Boer’s personal choice from the mountains of photos he took over more than sixty years of travelling the world. Each chapter begins with a contemplative introduction by the photographer. His unwavering commitment and vision reflect a timeless portrayal of humanity that has lost none of its relevance. Topics included are: motherhood, poverty, children and education, worshipers, man and beast, love, old age and death.
Documentary photographer Eddy Posthuma de Boer (1931) has travelled through more than eightyfive countries; in his numerous, pervasive reports he has always placed man in a central role. His work has appeared in international publications such as Paris Match and Time-Life, and in the Netherlands in publications including the Volkskrant, Avenue and Holland Herald. Furthermore, he also has twenty books to his name.