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Adirondack Moments

by James Kraus
     
 

Gorgeous photographs of one of America's most beloved park and vacation destinations.

The six million acres of the Adirondack Park in northern New York State is one of the largest protected parks in the United States. Treasured for its awe-inspiring mountain views, breathtaking lake vistas and diverse wildlife, the park is home to black bears, white-tailed

Overview

Gorgeous photographs of one of America's most beloved park and vacation destinations.

The six million acres of the Adirondack Park in northern New York State is one of the largest protected parks in the United States. Treasured for its awe-inspiring mountain views, breathtaking lake vistas and diverse wildlife, the park is home to black bears, white-tailed deer, common loons, bald eagles, beavers, coyotes, trout, landlocked salmon and other wildlife. Its forests contain hardwood and softwood trees, including maple, beech, balsam fir and pine. Scenic trails, historic homes and forts and numerous campgrounds attract millions of tourists each year.

In this superb publication, James Kraus expresses his deep connection to this landscape by sharing his most compelling and beautiful photographs. Personal introductions to each section and intriguing and informative captions capture the exciting spirit of this spectacular nature reserve.

Residents, visitors and general readers will treasure this book, the result of a lifelong love affair with one of America's most beautiful parks.

Editorial Reviews

Shutterbug
Safely tucked away in northern New York State is a six million-acre treasure trove of natural beauty, the Adirondack Park. Noted photographer and author James Kraus calls this wondrous place home and he's spent countless hours exploring the diverse landscape, capturing vivid images of black bears, bald eagles, beavers, coyotes, trout, and other wildlife. His images show that he has forged a deep and lasting bond with the land as well as a real understanding of its spirit. The images are paired with informative captions and brief essays that bring it all in sharp focus and fill you with the desire to explore the Adirondack Park on your own.
Albany Times-Union - Brian Rivlin
The Adirondacks is the largest protected park in the United States with more than 6 million acres of landscape. Adirondack Moments showcases more than 100 of James Kraus's most compelling and beautiful photographs taken over 25 years, coupled with personal introductions to each section and intriguing and informative captions capturing the exciting spirit of the nature reserve.
Canwest News Service - Paul Carbray
Kraus obviously loves the Adirondacks.
Outdoor Photographer
The deep connection Kraus has to this landscape is evident through his compelling imagery, accompanied by personal introductions to each section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554074662
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/17/2009
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
11.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

James Kraus is a widely published photographer and writer. He taught forest recreation at Paul Smith's College for 30 years and lives in the Adirondacks year round.

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