Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks ハードカバー – 2019/8/1
Kindle 端末は必要ありません。無料 Kindle アプリのいずれかをダウンロードすると、スマートフォン、タブレットPCで Kindle 本をお読みいただけます。
In this updated and expanded edition of Treasured Lands: APhotographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks, photographer QTLuong pays tribute to the millions of acres of protected wildernessand historical heritage in our country's 61 national parks.
Luong,who is featured in Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan's documentary TheNational Parks: America's Best Idea, is one the most prolificphotographers working in the national parks and the only one to havemade large-format photographs in each of them. In an odyssey thatspanned more than a quarter century and 300 visits, Luong focused hislenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presentinghis journey in this sumptuous array of more than 600 breathtakingimages.
Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is aguide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captionsthat detail where and how the photographs were made. Designed toinspire visitors to connect with the parks and invite photographers tore-create these landscapes, the guide also provides anecdotalobservations that give context to the pictures and convey the sheerscope of Luong's extraordinary odyssey.
Including a foreword byauthor and documentary filmmaker Dayton Duncan, Treasured Lands is arich visual tour of the U.S. National Parks and an invaluable guidefrom a photographer who hiked-or paddled, dived, skied, snowshoed, andclimbed-each park, shooting in all kinds of terrain, in all seasons,and at all times of day. QT Luong's timeless gallery of the nation'smost revered landscapes beckons to nature lovers, armchair travelers,and photography enthusiasts alike, keeping America's natural wonderswithin reach.
QT Luong is an award-winning photographer, author, and environmentalist known for being the first to photograph all 61 U.S. National Parksin large format. He has been the subject of many magazine and newspaper articles, and was featured in the PBS series "The National Parks: America's Best Idea". Luong's photographs have appeared in hundreds of publications around the world, as well as solo gallery and museum exhibits across America. QT lives in San Jose, CA with his wife and two children.
Dayton Duncan, author and documentary filmmaker, wrote and co-produced, with Ken Burns, The National Parks: Americas Best Idea, for which he won two Emmy Awards and was named honorary park ranger by the director of the National Park Service. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, American Heritage magazine, the Old Farmer's Almanac, and many other publications. He is the author of twelve books and has collaborated on Ken Burnss films for twenty years as a writer, producer, and consultant. Dayton lives in Walpole, NH with his family.