California Missions

California Missions

by Londie Del Padelsky
     
 

Londie Padelsky's gorgeous images of the California missions take the reader on a tour of these beautiful and historical structures. It is no wonder the missions draw so many visitors each year. Each one played an important role in the settling of the West and of California. Padelsky's vivid photographs capture the spirit and unique design of each mission and

Overview

Londie Padelsky's gorgeous images of the California missions take the reader on a tour of these beautiful and historical structures. It is no wonder the missions draw so many visitors each year. Each one played an important role in the settling of the West and of California. Padelsky's vivid photographs capture the spirit and unique design of each mission and preserve their timeless beauty.

Editorial Reviews

California's 21 missions are among the state's most popular and memorable tourist destinations. Londie Padelsky's California Missions captures the serenity and radiance of these historic structures, giving readers a sense of the unique design of each mission. Whether approached from a religious or secular perspective, this book will enchant and enlighten.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931153881
Publisher:
Stoecklein Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
1,135,713
Product dimensions:
9.88(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

A native Californian from San Luis Obispo, Londie Padelsky has photographed throughout North America and abroad, using medium-format, panoramic, and 35mm cameras. Her work has been published in numerous advertisements, books, calendars, and magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Backpacker, Country, Outdoor Photographer, and Sunset. Londie has lived in the Eastern Sierra since 1982 and has photographed the Sierra wilderness extensively by foot and on horseback, often camping for several weeks at a time. In 1997, Londie led an eight-week photography expedition by horseback with pack mules, crossing more than 250 miles on the John Muir Trail.

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