Galen Rowell

Galen Rowell : A Retrospective

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Galen Rowell was the archetypal adventure photographer, his iconic images published in leading magazines and scores of books, exhibited in major galleries, and cherished by fans ranging from the Dalai Lama to news anchor Tom Brokaw. When he and his wife and business partner, Barbara Cushman Rowell, perished in a small-plane crash in 2002, he had just completed a landmark assignment forNational Geographic and had begun making stunning new images of his favorite old haunts in the Sierra Nevada. This highly acclaimed volume includes more than 175 images representing all phases and dimensions of Rowell’s singular career, chosen by the editors with whom he worked most closely, overseen by his family and studio colleagues, and reproduced to the highest standards of lithography from digital masters of his 35mm frames. Complementing and illuminating the pictures are essays and commentaries by Rowell’s friends and associates from the worlds of mountaineering, conservation, photography, and publishing, along with an in-depth biographical introduction by Robert Roper and an appreciation of his work by photography critic Andy more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 244 x 308 x 20mm | 1,542.21g
  • Sierra Club Books
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • First Trade Paper Edition
  • Over 175 full color images
  • 1578051592
  • 9781578051595
  • 634,612

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"Don't open Galen Rowell: A Retrospective if you have a staff meeting, deadlines, or even a lunch in your near future. Its pages are so captivating that you'll flake on any and all responsibilities until you've consumed all 288 of them."show more

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