Land and Light in the American WestThe first major collection of master photographer John Ward’s gorgeously detailed black-and-white images of the American West
Ranging in scale from tree bark to the vast emptiness of the desert Southwest, John Ward’s elegant photographs integrate landscape and ruin, transcendence and decay, and speak to the powerful forces of nature and culture at work in the West. This beautifully produced duotone volume of pristine vistas contrasting with ...
“It is an inspiration from cover to cover!”— Apogee
“Whether he focuses close up on a saguaro cactus, with its grainy hide appearing to be abloom with spiky bouquets, or, from a greater distance, on a brambly high desert field punctuated by saguaros of varying heights, all backed by rugged mountains, Ward manages a certain transparency of image, inviting the viewer to look further and deeper, rather than allow her to stand apart, detached and voyeuristic.”— San Diego Union Tribune