Portland from the Air (Bird's Eye View Series)

Portland from the Air (Bird's Eye View Series)

by Russ Heinl, Sallie Tisdale, Salie Tisdale
     
 

Across the nation, Portland, Oregon, is seen as a model of civil engineering and livability. Bordered by the rivers connecting it to the Pacific Ocean an hour west, blessed with a temperate climate that makes the city greener than seems possible, and decorated by distinctive architecture both old and new, Portland charms its residents and visitors with an

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Across the nation, Portland, Oregon, is seen as a model of civil engineering and livability. Bordered by the rivers connecting it to the Pacific Ocean an hour west, blessed with a temperate climate that makes the city greener than seems possible, and decorated by distinctive architecture both old and new, Portland charms its residents and visitors with an unparalleled grace. This unique portrait of the city presents Portland from a new, airborne perspective. Photographing from a close-range helicopter, photographer Russ Heinl has captured the essence of the city in a broad and brilliant way. PORTLAND FROM THE AIR will make residents see their home as never before, and give visitors unusual insight into one of the jewels of the Pacific Northwest.

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Photographer Heinl presents Portland, Oregon from an aerial perspective that reveals the city as a model of civil engineering and livability. The color images show how landscape dictates function in a city that has placed a premium on preserving history and the environment in vibrant and progressive ways. Author Sallie Tisdale complements the photographs with an essay describing Portland's contradictions, charms, faults, and promise for the future. This is the first book in the Bird's Eye View Series. Oversize: 9.25x12.25<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558685260
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Bird's Eye View Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.37(w) x 12.33(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Heinl has been a professional photographer for 20 years.

Sallie Tisdale is the author of several books, including "The Best Thing I Ever Tasted" and "Talk Dirty to Me". She is a consulting editor at "Tricycle". Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including "Harper"'s, the "New Yorker, New Republic, Allure, Outside, Vogue, Tin House, Antioch Review, " and "Creative Nonfiction". Tisdale is currently training as a priest at Dharma Rain Zen Center in Portland, Oregon.

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