Extreme Adventure: A Photographic Exploration of Wild Experiences

Extreme Adventure: A Photographic Exploration of Wild Experiences

by Peter Guttman
     
 

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Extreme Adventure is a high-octane, eye-popping dream collection of global fantasies, all personally experienced and photographed by award-winning travel photographer Peter Guttman. Whether you are an intrepid traveler or strictly an armchair daydreamer, these photographs will whisk you away on dozens of excursions, including:

Ice Climbing in the

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Extreme Adventure is a high-octane, eye-popping dream collection of global fantasies, all personally experienced and photographed by award-winning travel photographer Peter Guttman. Whether you are an intrepid traveler or strictly an armchair daydreamer, these photographs will whisk you away on dozens of excursions, including:

Ice Climbing in the Colorado Ouray Gorge
Tornado Chasing across the Great Plains
Land Yachting over the Mojave Desert
Canoeing through Alligator Habitat in the Everglades
Ice Caving at the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior
Scuba Diving to a Bedroom in the Florida Keys
Caravanning Camels to a Saharan Oasis
Scaling the Girders of the Sydney Harbor Bridge

Experience all seven continents through the eyes of a fearless explorer and fire your imagination as it navigates the world.

"Top Five Coffee Table Book for the Holidays. Adventurers will adore this awe-inspiring pictorial of extreme experiences captured across some of the most wondrous corners of the globe. From land yachting over the Mojave Desert to tornado chasing across the Great Plains, award-winning travel photographer Peter Guttman establishes just how epic our planet is and in so doing, instills a sense of raw adventure within even the most faint-hearted readers."--The Manual

"This is armchair traveling at its best and just might give you the nudge you need to add more adrenalin-laced activity to your life."--Time Warner Cable News

"Using light to its fullest, Mr. Guttman creates stunning images no matter how far he travels...sumptuous, dramatically lit shots...a one-man Explorer's Club"--The New York Times

"Peter Guttman is a gutsy photographer who has taken pictures all over the world and paints glorious word-pictures with extraordinary photographs...legendary"--Popular Photography

"His photographs all seem to glow from an inner light"--Dallas Morning News

"One of the premiere travel photographers"--CNN

"Such a beautiful vision"--CBS This Morning

"One of the world's most accomplished photographers"--National Public Radio

"Guttman's photographs capture the spirit of a place"--Time Magazine

"Breathtaking...evocative...stunning"--Kirkus Reviews

"It is his thirst for new experiences--and new subjects to photograph--that drives his life. He has chased tornadoes, skydived, gone spelunking, ridden Olympic bobsleds, and climbed high into the rigging of tall ships and to the top of a radio tower at the North Pole"--Kodak Guide to Shooting Great Travel Pictures

"His work is filled with joy, beauty and insight, and he conveys his sense of wonder with the world in every photograph. His work is inspiring and impressive"--Society of American Travel Writers

"His eye is magical, and he clicks his lens at the perfect moment--time and time again. Gifted photographer Peter Guttman thrives on discovering unusual destinations ... the photography is stupendous."--New Orleans Times Picayune

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"Top Five Coffee Table Book for the Holidays. Adventurers will adore this awe-inspiring pictorial of extreme experiences captured across some of the most wondrous corners of the globe. From land yachting over the Mojave Desert to tornado chasing across the Great Plains, award-winning travel photographer Peter Guttman establishes just how epic our planet is and in so doing, instills a sense of raw adventure within even the most faint-hearted readers."--The Manual

"You too will fall under his spell...A marvelous dream book, sure to appeal to any traveler with a sense of wonder, where Peter is the map!"--The Longitude Blog

"Life on the edge: fearless travel journalist Peter Guttman chronicles the extreme end of what the world can offer."--Daily Mail

"This is armchair traveling at its best and just might give you the nudge you need to add more adrenalin-laced activity to your life."--Time Warner Cable News

"Using light to its fullest, Mr. Guttman creates stunning images no matter how far he travels...sumptuous, dramatically lit shots...a one-man Explorer's Club"--The New York Times

"Peter Guttman is a gutsy photographer who has taken pictures all over the world and paints glorious word-pictures with extraordinary photographs...legendary"--Popular Photograph

"His photographs all seem to glow from an inner light"--Dallas Morning News

"One of the premiere travel photographers"--CNN

"Such a beautiful vision"--CBS This Morning

"One of the world's most accomplished photographers"--National Public Radio

"Guttman's photographs capture the spirit of a place"--Time Magazine

"Breathtaking...evocative...stunning"--Kirkus Reviews

"It is his thirst for new experiences--and new subjects to photograph--that drives his life. He has chased tornadoes, skydived, gone spelunking, ridden Olympic bobsleds, and climbed high into the rigging of tall ships and to the top of a radio tower at the North Pole"--Kodak Guide to Shooting Great Travel Pictures

"His work is filled with joy, beauty and insight, and he conveys his sense of wonder with the world in every photograph. His work is inspiring and impressive"--Society of American Travel Writers

"His eye is magical, and he clicks his lens at the perfect moment--time and time again. Gifted photographer Peter Guttman thrives on discovering unusual destinations ... the photography is stupendous."--New Orleans Times Picayune

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781629147598
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
12/02/2014
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
598,266
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author


Peter Guttman is a photographer, writer, author, television personality, lecturer, and adventurer who has traveled on assignment to all seven continents and more than 220 countries. He has twice been named the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year, was awarded a 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Travel Writers Society, and was a finalist in the international Travel Photographer of the Year competition. He is also the creator of the number one bestselling travel app for the iPad, Beautiful Planet HD. He has been honored with solo shows at Sotheby's and the United Nations, and his work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, Geo, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, and Outside. In 2014, he received the Power of the Image Award in Beijing, China, where he was cited as one of “twenty of the world's most influential photographers.” He lives in New York City.

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