Inside Tracks is the retelling of Robyn Davidson's journey from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, seen through the eyes of world renowned photographer, Rick Smolan, and now reimagined in the major motion picture, Tracks. In the late 1970s Robyn Davidson undertook an epic adventure - to travel solo across the Australian outback from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, armed only with a few camels and her dog for company. Rick Smolan, a National Geographic photographer at the time, was employed to document Robyn's journey, by accompanying her along sections of her route, the result of which formed a long-lasting relationship between the two and a visually stunning account of one woman's dream of solitude, captured against the backdrop of the Australian outback. Inside Tracks is an ode to the Australian outback and Robyn's groundbreaking journey - a stunning coffee table book and reflection on our landscape in one. This unique story has now been turned into a major feature film featuring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver as the protagonists. Inside Tracks documents Robyn and photographer Rick Smolan's story and how her journey has resonated around the world.
Featuring excerpts from the screenplay along with stills from the movie that show how closely the film mirrors the reality of the story, Inside Tracks is a must-have for lovers of Robyn's original book and the film alike. In addition, this book accompanies a unique photo recognition app' that plays scenes from the movie when placed over particular images in the book - a wonderful bonus for movie and tech' fans. Inside Tracks is a stunning coffee table book to be treasured, a book that brings to life one of the world's most unique travel stories.
Rick Smolan is a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer best known as the creator of the "Day in the Life" book series. He is CEO of Against All Odds Productions. Smolan's global photography projects combine creative storytelling with state-of-the-art technology. Many of his books have appeared on the New York Times best-seller lists and have been featured on the covers of Fortune, Time, Newsweek, and US News & World Report. His books include The Obama Time Capsule and From Alice to Ocean, among a plethora of others. One of Rick's more recent publications is The Human Face of Big Data which captures how the planet is developing a nervous system. Fortune magazine describes Against All Odds as "One of the 25 Coolest Companies in America." His latest project, Inside Tracks, retells Robyn Davidson's journey across the Australian Outback, and how this unique story became a major motion picture. Rick lives with his family in New York.