Landscape Beyond: A Journey into Photography

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Critically acclaimed photographer David Ward explores the essential attributes of a successful landscape photograph—simplicity, ambiguity, and beauty—in this intriguing companion to his first book, Landscape Within. David discusses how the notion of beauty has been viewed by artists and psychologists and how, despite various modifications over the centuries, the concept of beauty remains relevant. David suggests that all photographers’ work either poses a question or seeks to impose the photographer’s ...

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Overview

Critically acclaimed photographer David Ward explores the essential attributes of a successful landscape photograph—simplicity, ambiguity, and beauty—in this intriguing companion to his first book, Landscape Within. David discusses how the notion of beauty has been viewed by artists and psychologists and how, despite various modifications over the centuries, the concept of beauty remains relevant. David suggests that all photographers’ work either poses a question or seeks to impose the photographer’s viewpoint, and he goes on to investigate how photography affects our interpretation of the world around us. Accompanied by a selection of David’s stunning, large-format landscape images, this is an elegant and insightful look into the nature of photography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902538518
  • Publisher: Aurum Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,376,334
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Gallagheris a professional photographer knownfor his outstanding monochrome landscape work, and has written widely for the photographic press.David Ward is a well-known landscape photographer who writes regularly forOutdoor Photographymagazine. His previous book wasLandscape Within, and he is the coauthor ofWorking the Light.Joe Cornish's images have been featured in books such asScotland's CoastandWorking the Lightas well as in photography magazines, includingAmateur PhotographerandOutdoor Photography.

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