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Treasured Lands : A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks, Second Expanded Edition

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback
  • 254 x 320 x 48mm | 3,447g
  • English
  • Expanded
  • 1733576002
  • 9781733576000