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6 edition of Eliot Porter"s Southwest. found in the catalog.

Eliot Porter"s Southwest.

by Porter, Eliot

  • 75 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New
    • Subjects:
    • Porter, Eliot, 1901-,
    • Photography, Artistic.,
    • Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTR654 .P695 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p., [114] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2533290M
      ISBN 100030060133
      LC Control Number85013996

      Eliot was married to Marian Brown from until their divorce in He married Aline Kilham in and the two moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico together, living in Tesuque, New Mexico from Brother: Fairfield Porter Eliot Porter's brother, Fairfield Porter, was a realist painter and art critic. contemplative nature photography of Eliot Porter together with selected verses of Henry David Thoreau paired to images of the New England woods. The book was and remains a sensation. Porter’s photographs of the New England wilds were masterworks of composition and colors crafted to evoke a tranquility that beckons and often Size: 20KB.

        Porter’s groundbreaking Sierra Club book In Wildness is the Preservation of the World, with its images grouped by season and accompanied by quotations from Henry David Thoreau, revolutionized the concept of nature photography books.   Eliot Porter and Me, Part 2. A Black Cottonwood in Seattle’s tiny Yesler Swamp, on Lake Washington. And here’s the Eliot Porter photo that was roaming around the back of my mind at the time (a sycamore in Arizona, scanned from “Eliot Porter’s Southwest”).

        ''The Skokie was a place of mystery and adventure that my friends and I frequently bicycled out to,'' Porter wrote in an introduction to ''Eliot Porter`s Southwest,'' published in The book was written about Kenny Ross, one of the forgotten personalities on the Colorado Plateau whose major influence on river running in the Southwest had been previously overlooked. The following story concerns the several river trips Kenny Ross made taking photographer Eliot Porter and others down Glen Canyon in that led to his famous.


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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Hardcover. Signed by Eliot Porter. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. The book has been read, but is in great condition.

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what techniques did eliot porter use in his photography. Eliot Porter taught himself how to photograph and make his own black-and-white prints during his early teenage years. In the mids, he became a master black-and-white printer and, in latestarted gaining widespread renown for his quiet, elegantly balanced landscapes.

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We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Eliot Porter is known as the father of color and nature photography.

His classic photographs parallel Ansel Adams' achievements in black and white silver print landscapes. Porter's greatest legacy are the spectacular dye transfer prints from a series of limited edition portfolios including GLEN CANYON, ; IN WILDNESS, ; TREES, and.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Eliot Porter's Southwest by Eliot Porter (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. InPorter published his book, In Wildness is the Preservation of the World, which increased his reputation.

The book was published by the Sierra Club, and the woods and wildlife of New England served as the subject. He combined the photographs with quotes by Henry Davis Thoreau Nationality: American.

Early life. Porter credited his father, James Porter, with instilling in him a love for nature as well as a commitment to scientific rigor. An amateur photographer since childhood, Eliot Porter found early inspiration photographing the birds on Maine's Great Spruce Head Island owned by his family.

Porter earned degrees in chemical engineering (A. Harvard College) and medicine (M.D Born: December 6,Winnetka, Illinois, United States. A collection of musings by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner and his son, Page, American Places reconciles the many images that embody Americans, America, and the land that made it all possible.

BACKCOVER: This book is an attempt, by sampling, to say something about how the American people and the American land have interacted, how they have shaped one another;5/5(2). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Eliot Porter's Southwest by Eliot Porter (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 1. I had first come across Porter’s works in a book entitled The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado when I was searching for photography books of landscapes of the American southwest.

Soon after, I found In Wildness is the Preservation of the World, Porter’s first book with the Sierra Club and the book that really launched his career.

Eliot Porter was an American photographer known for his richly colored images of the natural world. View Eliot Porter’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and paintings for sale and learn about the ality: American.The prints were made by Berkey K & L in New York and signed by Mr.

Porter (). Print sizes are 16 x 12½ inches, mounted on 24 x 20 inch ragboard. Find individual prices below. We also have an entire portfolio available for $9, Porter's Glen Canyon portfolio is also for sale at $11, Click here to see its images.Eliot Porter ( - ) American Biography.

Porter began to photograph birds and landscapes with a Kodak box camera as a child at his family's summer home in Maine. He earned a BS in chemical engineering from Harvard University inand an MD from Harvard Medical School inthen taught and researched there until Porter.