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Charles Lindsay: Upstream: Fly-Fishing in the American West
Charles Lindsay's grandfather taught him to fly-fish when he was nine years old. Ever since, in pursuit of trout and solitude, he has immersed himself in the clear, rushing waters of the American West. Fly rod in hand, he participates in the ancient rituals between predator and prey. At times photographing beneath the surface of the water, Lindsay literally enters the worl ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by Aperture
(first published May 15th 2000)
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The University of Minnesota's Bell Museum had an exhibit with this photographer and his work, along with this book, a goodly number of years ago. I've never had the gumption to pony up the fifty-odd dollars for the coffee table edition, but then I've never had the gumption to carry a good camera anywhere near water. These photos are amazing- a true study of water and animal, their interaction and the struggle of taking one from the other.
Charles Lindsay has made a career of photographing the intersection of nature and culture. Whether living with a rain-forest tribe, exploring the world of fly-fishing, or turning the game of golf on its head, Lindsay has focused on our complex relationship to the natural world. He is the author of Lost Balls: Great Holes, Tough Shots, and Bad Lies; Upstream: Fly-Fishing in the American West; Turtl ...moreMore about Charles Lindsay...