North America the Beautiful

Overview

In this awe-inspiring volume, award-winning nature photographer Galen Rockwell takes us on an unforgettable photographic tour of North America, instilling in us a profound appreciation for our continent's enduring natural beauty. From California to Florida, from the Yukon Territory to the Mexican Mainland, and from Greenland to Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands, Rowell's photographs evoke the remarkable diversity of this continent's varied ecosystems. When viewed through Rowell's inspired lens, the fluted walls of...

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Overview

In this awe-inspiring volume, award-winning nature photographer Galen Rockwell takes us on an unforgettable photographic tour of North America, instilling in us a profound appreciation for our continent's enduring natural beauty. From California to Florida, from the Yukon Territory to the Mexican Mainland, and from Greenland to Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands, Rowell's photographs evoke the remarkable diversity of this continent's varied ecosystems. When viewed through Rowell's inspired lens, the fluted walls of Antelope Canyon in Arizona reveal gorgeous abstract configurations. The full moon sinking behind craggy peaks at sunrise creates an otherworldly landscape in Sierra Nevada. An Alaskan brown bear poised to snap up an airborne salmon and a flock of California seagulls gilded by the rays of the setting sun are just some of the unforgettable images in this book.Galen Rowell's photographs convey not only his remarkable accomplishments as a photographer, but his supreme passion for his subject. Throughout the book, his often lyrical, always informative text provides fascinating insight into the landscapes that are unique to North America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785825821
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Pages: 280

Meet the Author

Galen Rowell was the recipient of the Ansel Adams Award for his contributions to the art of wilderness photography. His work has been exhibited at major venues nationwide including New York's International Center of Photography, Chicago's Field Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution.

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