This large-format high-quality photography book depicts the beauty of the Rocky Mountain landscape from New Mexico to the Yukon. Scenic photographs maximize the detail and tonality range. Dramatic landscape photographs depict Rocky Mountain vistas reflected in alpine lakes and backcountry rivers. There are also accent photographs of the wildlife found in these alpine regions.
The text presents an overview of the topography of the Rockies and the natural history of the mountain environment, including the three major regions:
- The Southern Rockies (New Mexico, Colorado) highlighting Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Snowmass Wilderness, San Juan Range and Sangre de Cristo Range
- The Central Rockies (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho) highlighting Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Medicine Bow Range
- The Northern Rockies
(Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon) highlighting Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Revelstoke and Yoho National Parks, the Columbia River Valley and Kananaskis Park.
|Publisher:||Firefly Books, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||11.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Tim Fitzharris is the author and photographer of 25 books on the wilderness and wildlife. His titles include the award-winning Sierra Club Guide to 35mm Landscape Photography, Forest, Nature Photography, Nature Photography Hot Spots and Wild Bird Photography. He is also the photographer of Firefly's postcard book series: Owls, Rocky Mountains, Wildflowers, Forests and Wolves. Fitzharris' photographs have appeared on the cover of many magazines including Life, Audubon and Nature's Best. He lives near Santa Fe, New Mexico.