Landscape : Photographs Of Time And Place
Publisher: National Geographic
- Book Category: Arts and Photography
- Format: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 167
Landscape is a revelation for photographers and nature lovers alike - a celebration of Earthâ€™s incredible and diverse beauty, with well over 100 images from around the world, coupled with illuminating text on the evolution of landscape photography dating back to the 19th century. Among the photographers included are landscape masters like Ansel Adams and Alfred Stieglitz, side by side with contemporary photographers, such as Richard Misrach, who has spent most of his career photographing the American desert, and Sally Mann, who specializes in powerful portraits of the American South. In his accompanying text, renowned photography writer Ferdinand Protzman provides a history of landscape in art, from the Renaissance to moon rocks. He explores the significance of landscape photography as a background for art and popular culture. Landscape also documents the enormous technological advances in the field, and the implications for the future of this ever-popular art form. In all, this is an indispensable and truly extraordinary book that is as thought provoking as it is visually stunning.