Item description for América desde el aire (America Flying High, Spanish Edition) by Jim Wark...
The sheer variety of American landscapes --- from the majestic peaks and glaciers of Alaska to the bleak beauty of the desert Southwest --- makes it an ideal subject for aerial photography. A four-time winner of the "Best of Show" award from the Professional Aerial Photographers' Association, Jim Wark lovingly celebrates the textures, habitations, and geology of this diverse land, capturing normally inaccessible views, in this lavishly illustrated Spanish-language book with more than 550 photographs. The book's landscape format brings out the panoramic qualities of these beautiful images.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.2" Height: 1.8" Weight: 4.05 lbs.
Release Date Mar 10, 2005
ISBN 9707182512 ISBN13 9789707182516
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More About Jim Wark
Jim Wark is an aerial photographer who specializes in capturing unusual landscape and cultural images of North and Central America. Working alone, Wark has photographed the continent from Alaska to Labrador in the north; and from Costa Rica to the Lesser Antilles in the south. In eleven years he has flown more than 5,000 hours, and taken more than 100,000 photographs. To guide him, he uses aviation skills gained as a Naval Aviator and airshow pilot, and a love of the earth and its forms gained from a career as a mining engineer and geologist. The photography is represented by photo agencies in the U.S., U.K., France, and Australia. Membership is maintained in ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) and PAPA (Professional Aerial Photographers Association). His work was judged "Best of Show" by PAPA for four consecutive years (1995-1998).
Jim Wark currently resides in Pueblo, in the state of Colorado.