Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks

QT Luong
Treasured Lands

Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks

QT Luong
Publisher Terra Galleria Press 2019
Edition Hardcover , Second expanded edition , 484 pages
Genres Landscape photography , Wildlife photography
Tags Landscape, Mother Earth, National Parks, Nature, Scenery, USA, Wilderness, Wildlife
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Give the gift of the National Parks with this beautiful coffee table book: the most complete photography book about the 62 US National Parks, and the only one with location notes for each photograph. Winner of 12 national and international book awards.

QT Luong has updated and expanded his national parks book by adding 28 more pages, 32 new locations, and revising all the maps. Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America’s National Parks pays tribute to the millions of acres of protected wilderness and historical heritage in our country’s 62 national parks, including the three designated since the award-winning first edition was published in 2016 and became an instant classic – Gateway Arch, Indiana Dunes, White Sands.

Luong, who is featured in Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan’s documentary The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, is the most prolific photographer working in the national parks and the only one to have made large-format photographs in each of them. In an odyssey that spanned more than a quarter-century and 300 visits, Luong focused his lenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presenting his journey in this sumptuous array of more than 600 breathtaking images.

Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is a guide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captions that detail where and how the photographs were made. Designed to inspire visitors to connect with the parks and invite photographers to re-create these landscapes, the guide also provides anecdotal observations that give context to the pictures and convey the sheer scope of Luong’s extraordinary odyssey.

Including a foreword by author and documentary filmmaker Dayton Duncan, Treasured Lands is a rich visual tour of the U.S. National Parks and an invaluable guide from a photographer who hiked-or paddled, dived, skied, snowshoed, and climbed-each park, shooting in all kinds of terrain, in all seasons, and at all times of day. QT Luong’s timeless gallery of the nation’s most revered landscapes beckons to nature lovers, armchair travelers, and photography enthusiasts alike, keeping America’s natural wonders within reach.

Includes 62 national parks: Acadia National Park, Arches National Park, Badlands National Park, Big Bend National Park, Biscayne National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Channel Islands National Park, Congaree National Park, Crater Lake National Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Death Valley National Park, Denali National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, Everglades National Park, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Gateway Arch National Park, Glacier National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Great Basin National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Haleakala National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hot Springs National Park, Indiana Dunes National Park, Isle Royale National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Katmai National Park, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Kobuk Valley National Park, Lake Clark National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mammoth Cave National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, National Park of American Samoa, North Cascades National Park, Olympic National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, Redwood National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Saguaro National Park, Sequoia National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Virgin Islands National Park, Voyageurs National Park, White Sands National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Wrangell – St Elias National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Zion National Park.


Book title Treasured Lands
Subtitle A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks
Photographer QT Luong
ISBN 13 9781733576000 /
Publisher Terra Galleria Press
Publish year 2019
Genre Landscape photography Wildlife photography
Book format Hardcover
Edition Second expanded edition
Pages 484 pages
Dimensions 25,4 x 31,75 x 5,1 cm

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