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Mountain Magic By Van Greaves

Mountain Magic by Van Greaves

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A personal selection of Van Greaves' photos of British mountains, representing the best of forty years of dedicated work.

Mountain Magic Summary

Mountain Magic by Van Greaves

A personal selection of Van Greaves' photos of British mountains, representing the best of forty years of dedicated work, Mountain Magic features over one hundred and fifty outstanding images of iconic peaks like Snowdon, Scafell, Ben Nevis, The Torridons, Haystacks and the Cullins of Skye. Dramatic captions tell of the hardships endured and the patience required in taking these photos, which include extraordinary light and weather conditions - summer sunsets over Snowdownia, dawn over High Stile Ridge, Ben Nevis in a winter squall.

Mountain Magic Reviews

For lovers of mountains this collection is awe-inspiring, sure to give hours of pleasure and contemplation. For a photographer, the technical detail alongside Van Greaves' explanations will be inspirational. The results are unbelievably beautiful and spectacular. Keswick Reminder These are the mountains of Britain in all their majesty and moods, beautifully photographed, with an informative commentary on each picture. Western Daily Press Breath-taking images images of some of the most iconic British hills are featured in this truly inspirational book. Flicking through the pages makes you appreciate the beauty and splendour of the landscapes captured through the lens of Van Greaves, one of the country's most respected mountain photographers. Westmorland Gazette Mountain Magic is a photographic record of extraordinary light and weather conditions and includes outstanding images. Lakeland Echo British peaks are just as moving as the mighty Himalayas. So says mountain photographer Van Greaves who has reached new heights with his latest collection of images. After taking in his mesmerising shots of Snowdonia and the Scottish Highlands we certainly can't argue. Wanderlust Each photograph is accompanied by chatty and fascinating captions explaining the light and weather conditions, hardship endured or patience required to gain the desired effect. Cumbria Life A photographic record of extraordinary light and weather conditions and includes outstanding images of iconic peaks. Lancashire Life Devotees of Van Greaves, who has dedicated himself with distinction to photographing the peaks of Britain, will be delighted to find that he has now brought together a selection of his best work. This England Serious mountain connoisseurs will want to cover up the captions and play 'guess the peak'; again and again I thought I was seeing an image of the Alps or the Himalayas only to find it was the Black Cuillin of Skye or the Cumbrian Fells: a reminder of how wild the British ranges can be. BBC Countryfile A magical book that displays the wonderful British countryside at its most dramatic. Worcestershire Life These Poucheresque photographs will transport you into the Peaks. TGO: The Great Outdoors

About Van Greaves

A member of The Outdoor Writers' Guild, Van Greaves has been a regular writer and photographer for Trail and has also contributed to Country Walking, High, and TGO magazines. His articles and photos have appeared in photographic magazines such as Practical Photography, Outdoor Photography and Professional Photographer. Van's publications include Moods of Staffordshire, Discovering the Pennines and the forthcoming Perfect Wye. He has contributed to The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland (Baton Wickes). He lives in Kidderminster.

Additional information

GOR010598895
9780711228580
0711228582
Mountain Magic by Van Greaves
Used - Like New
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2009-06-11
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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