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Treasured lands : a photographic odyssey through America's national parks

Author: Qt Luong; Dayton Duncan
Publisher: Petaluma, California : Cameron + Company, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In an odyssey that spanned more than 20 years and 300 visits, QT Luong focused his lenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presenting his journey in this sumptuous array of more than 500 images. Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is a guide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captions that detail where and how the photographs were made. Designed to inspire visitors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Qt Luong; Dayton Duncan
ISBN: 9781944903008 1944903003
OCLC Number: 960451260
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Art/Photo) 2017
Description: 455 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 x 31 cm
Contents: Pacific coast & mountains --
Colorado plateau --
Deserts --
Rockies & prairie --
Eastern hardwoods --
Alaska --
Tropics.
Responsibility: Qt Luong ; foreword by Dayton Duncan.

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In an odyssey that spanned more than 20 years and 300 visits, QT Luong focused his lenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presenting his journey in this sumptuous array of more than 500 images. Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is a guide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captions that detail where and how the photographs were made. Designed to inspire visitors to connect with the parks and invite photographers to re-create these landscapes, the guide also provides anecdotal observations that give context to the pictures and convey the sheer scope of Luong's extraordinary odyssey.

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." . . Luckily, this year the centennial of the National Parks Service has been the occasion of exhibits, documentaries, presidential proclamations, and many books. The most glorious of these is Read more...

 
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