Synopses & Reviews
Trees & Forests of America is an unprecedented collection of 200 stunning photographs by award-winning author Tim Palmer. Along with breath-taking images, his expressive text celebrates the exquisite beauty of nature and explains why trees and forests are important to all life. In this remarkable volume of unaltered photos it is easy to get lost in sunbeams shining through green canopies or in the sky-reaching rise of the largest living organisms on earth.
Here the author of Abrams highly acclaimed Rivers of America continues to document and capture the beauty of America from one coast to the other as he treks, skis, and paddles to some of our most remote woodlands as well as to those at the edges of towns and cities. This lavish book is sure to inspire readers to more fully appreciate trees and forests everywhere.
For more than a year, 69 of the worldand#8217;s best nature photographers traveled to all corners of Europe to capture the incredibly rich natural heritage of the continent. They have created more than 200,000 images of nature, some of which were published in the popular Wild Wonders of Europe
. Now, Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe
reveals even more of these stunning photographs, while paying tribute to the multihued beauty of trees.
From minute arboreal details to panoramas of epic proportions, the book explores the immense diversity of Europeand#8217;s forests. Organized by climate, each chapter surveys a different habitat and its resident trees, moving from the sunny woodlands of the Mediterranean, to the frostbitten Alpine terrain, and everywhere in between.
About the Author
Tim Palmer has been a writer, photographer, conservationist, speaker, and consultant on behalf of the environment since 1970. He has received the National Outdoor Book Award, the Independent Publishers Book Award, and the Directors Award from the National Park Service. His California Wild won the Benjamin Franklin Award as the best book on nature and the environment in 2005. He has written and photographed nineteen books, including Rivers of America, and lives in Port Orford, Oregon.