English Landscapes

 
9780862886110: English Landscapes

From Penzance to Penrith, Talbot and Whiteman have explored the country region by region, documenting landmarks and scenery. They have put their unique talents to work to accurately convey the spirit of a place: whether it be the lush landscape, fine architecture and intriguing mythology of Wessex; the high peaks, wild fells, spectacular waterfalls and secluded valleys of the Lake District; or the wooded hills, open heathland and coastal plains of the southern counties. Rob Talbot's stunning display of landscape photography is perfectly complemented by Robin Whiteman's text which concisely describes every aspect of a region -- from its history, literary and artistic connections, to its geography, geology, architecture, agriculture and local customs.

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Robin Whiteman and Rob Talbot have been working together for over ten years, producing books which chronicle the beauty and diversity of the British countryside. They have distinguished themselves as regional chroniclers of the highest order, combining words and pictures to exalt the splendour of the British Isles. Robin Whiteman and Rob Talbot have both distinguished themselves as a regional chronicler and outstanding landscape photographer respectively, with their Country Series collaborations. Their work has met with great critical acclaim and together they have produced nine other Country Series volumes: The Cotswolds, the English Lakes, The Yorkshire Moors and Dales, the Garden of England, The West Country, Wessex, The Heart of England, the Peak District and England.

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A lengthy working partnership between Talbot and photographer Robin Whiteman has produced a series of books celebrating radiant English scenes. In their latest collaboration, these two discerning guides pool their vast knowledge to cover the country from Lindisfarne Castle in Northumberland to the prehistoric monuments of Land's End, Cornwall. Even as pollution, litter, and real estate development threaten to endanger the natural beauty of England's countryside, there remains a great deal to be admired. Distinguished by rich tapestries of color, Whiteman's landscape photographs record the implied textures of craggy bluffs, moors bedecked in heather, and still, glassy lakes. Talbot's text interweaves the fabric of myth with historical fact to provide appealing narratives that further describe each inviting photographic vignette. Alice Joyce

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Talbot, Rob
Editorial: Greenwich Editions (2004)
ISBN 10: 0862886112 ISBN 13: 9780862886110
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Descripción Greenwich Editions, 2004. Paper Cover. Estado de conservación: New. 'Photographer Rob Talbot and Writer Robin Whiteman convey the spirit and mood of a place so poignantly.that you almost feel transported to each stunningly captured location.a truly beautiful book.' Homes & Gardens. Nº de ref. de la librería 210413

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