|Through 250 exquisite full color and black and white photos, photographer David Muench presents a superb visual interpretation of what the North American continent was like before the arrival of Europeans. Printed on high-quality paper with excellent reproduction, this is a stunning collection that will appeal to photographers as well as nature lovers.
|Utah, the very name evokes mysterious canyons, natural stone bridges, and delicate arches; it recalls unexpected mountain peaks, a saltwater lake, and an endless desert. In Utah, we find well-known places like Bryce and Zion along side lesser-known visions like Washerwoman Arch or along the Escalante River. David Muench's photography takes you into slot canyons, to the summit of mountain peaks, across the desert, down wilderness rivers.
|From Banff to Taos, The Rockies brings readers the grandeur, the awe, and the intimate nature of the great Continental Divide. Nature photographers David and Marc Muench are unparalleled in creating images of the breathtaking expanse of the peaks, as well as the high plateaus and the wide basins which separate them. 250 color photos.
|David Muench has captured the singular magnificence of this country's natural wonders in American Landscapes. From coastline to desert landscape, from mountains to forests and spacious grasslands, Muench has crisscrossed the United States to dispaly the nation's diversity and striking natural splendor.
|A wilderness is supposed to be a place where nature, not man, influences the landscape and biotic order. But even in the wilds, trails and other evidence of man's intrusion, remind us that legislation and decrees alone cannot keep areas pristine. With more than 120 color photos and text based on combined 70 or more years of exploring Arizona, the authors explain why we need wild places.
|With an eye that sees the spirit of the land and a camera that captures the magic behind patterns of light and form, David Muench distills the essence of the American experience; the land. A master nature photographer, Muench assembles his best work; quintessential portraits of the American landscape that celebrate its enduring primal beauty. 133 color photos.
|If David Muench's photographs of U.S. parks and monuments fail to take your breath away, you may want to check your pulse. If they fail to inspire you to visit Canyonlands, Acadia, Big Bend, or the Great Smoky Mountains, you have something to answer for. Muench has inspired a whole generation of landscape photographers with his images, which border on the mystical.
|This comprehensive survey of the rock art of America's ancient civilizations staggers the beholder in its majesty and beauty. Anthropologist Polly Schaafsma's text provides in-depth background on the people who created the art and their world. Muench's superb photographs convey the excitement of these extraordinary images.
|Comprises three distinct portfolios of landscape photographs. The first consists of 12 of David Muench's striking black-and-white images which have never been published before. The second contains the stunning large format color photography for which David Muench is well known; and the third portfolio presents the emerging talents David's son, Marc.
|Plateau Light focuses on the heart and soul of America's Redrock Country, expressing the beauty and wildness of areas ranging from the Grand Canyon to Paria. Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, Arches, the San Rafael Swell, Dirty Devil River, Capitol Reef, and the Henry Mountains all captured David Muench's attention. His images also include vistas of the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness and the new Grand Staircase/ Escalante National Monument.