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The World's Top Photographers: Landscape: And the Stories Behind Their Greatest Images
by Terry Hope
The World's Top Photographers: Landscape is packed with shots of beautiful landscapes. The work of contributors such as Charlie Waite, Michael Busselle, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Jim Brandenburg, and the late Galen Rowell graces the pages of magazines such as National Geographic and Geo, and is exhibited worldwide. In The World's Top Photographers: Landscape, they and other to ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by RotoVision
(first published October 1st 2003)
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The short bios for each photographer are fascinating, I love hearing how people get into this kind of work, what they are trying to achieve, what they love about it. The bios were different enough that they definitely reflected the photographer's themselves, as did their descriptions of how they achieved each shot--the practicalities of that were awesome. I love photography and taking pictures, but there is no way I have the passion and determination to do what these folks do. Knowing the amount ...more
I really enjoyed this book. The short bio for each photographer provides insights into the similarities in technique between many of the photographers, and distinct differences in others, and their motivations. Most of the photographs are delightful, though I thought the small size of quite a lot of them meant they lacked impact, and seemed ironic when the photographers were espousing the value of their large format cameras, for capturing ultimate detail.