Photographs by and about Galen Rowell | See more ideas about Landscape photographers, Natural wonders and Nature. Mountain Light is a celebration of Galen’s pursuit of what he called ‘Dynamic Landscapes’ – landscape images that combined rapidly changing. In fact, just last month I wrote a post celebrating Galen’s legacy The memories of the Rowell’s and Mountain Light will live on in myself and.

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Mountain Light

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Cloud rising out of the Owens Valley at sunrise, Eastern Sierra, California Fifteen years ago last month, I received a phone call from my friend and former fellow co-worker and now a very roqell photographer Jerry Dodrill informing me that our boss esGalen Rowell, and his wife Barbara, had been killed in a plane crash on a late night approach into the Bishop airport.

I found this down at the town transfer station a few days ago. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. One person found this helpful. Whilst the images are more than capable of speaking for themselves, the textual content of the book is equally as good.

Rowell arranges the volume into visual themes that explore his fascination with mountain light. Mark rated it liked it Aug 14, September 28, at 7: He had already proved this with his Sierra Club books.

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Nov 25, Grace rated it it was amazing Shelves: Here Rowell assembled eighty of his ljght images, along with the stories behind them—what he was after and how he achieved it. Refresh and try again.


See all 49 reviews. It is the most beautiful collection of mountain photos I have ever seen. Mountain Rowrll — Galen Rowell. Write a customer review.

Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape by Galen A. Rowell

September 29, at If you’d like some insight into how a photographer works, then this is a good book for you. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Jun 12, Danielle rated it it was amazing. English Choose a language for shopping. Read more Read less.

Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape

I was one of the original staff that worked there. Preview — Mountain Light by Galen A. Although the rowll is principally about film-based photography you’re not going to find any tips on Photoshop or post-processing technique the vast majority of the information is just as applicable to digital photographers. Galen and his wife Barbara were killed in a small plane crash My favorite photographer. October 3, at 1: That was the true legacy and memory they carried forward.

This large format book can be taken as a how-to text on landscape photography. The Art of Adventure Photography. May Galen Rowell rest peacefully in the light and the wind of the high mountains where he found such peace during his human time.

It has changed the way I shoot; taking more time to really focus on why I’m capturing a moment. Jun 22, Steve rated it it was amazing.

September 29, at 4: This was in and, for me, it was like seeing Elvis give a concert in a small venue. Yes, add me to your mailing list. Truly sad to hear this Gary and lovely tribute photo. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The photographs are incredible, and the master reveals many of the personal techniques he has used to achieve these results.


By the time I arrived back at RCWL, alone, after dark, everyone was a bit worried, but I had gotten I hoped the photos I wanted, to go with a touch of hypothermia. Apr 15, Eric rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 23, Jazz Fan rated it it was amazing. So the text alone is invaluable. I’ve been working through this book off and on now for a year, but I recently dived back in headfirst, starting at page one.

I conclude my review saying that if you are planning to buy one single book on landscape photography, buy this one. His approach is far more based in instinct and fast kinetic interaction with the wilderness. The cover image jountain a bit deceiving, at least in my opinion, it is one of the weaker images in this collection.

No photographer was more deeply engaged with the transformative interaction of light and landscape than Galen Rowell.