The American photographer Peter Beard followed the goal to be the witness of a lost world victim of the demographic explosion. Born in the upper class he travels to Africa for the first time in 1955 and becomes the friend of the Danish novelist Karen Blixen. There he discovers the African landscapes and fall in love of them. After following art studies at the Yale University (1957 - 1961) Peter Beard writes "The end of a game" (1963) by using the scrapbooking way of macking for involving the people in landscapes protection. He photographs animals, landscapes and African women and introduces after the pictures inside sets connecting with pictures for underlining them. Peter Beard does some moving towards African continent with the actress Lauren Hutton or the top model Iman for understanding better the African way of living or customs. Potent exhibitions around Peter's Beard art work happen since 1977 and retrospects since 1996. Peter Beard has leaded two life types. The first devoted to hedonism as international jet setter with famous friends (Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Francis Bacon, Mick Jagger, Jackie Kennedy) and the second one owning risks but with many women.