Big Sky

Big Sky

Wild West Panorama

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
An established photographer and author celebrates the American West by sharing his personal observations and showcasing images of the native wilderness--tinted canyons, snow-capped mountains, prairie wildflowers, misty beaches, and cactus-studded deserts.

Firefly Books Ltd
An oversized compilation of Tim Fitzharris' photographic work from the past 20 years: 72 panoramic wilderness landscapes of the North American West, organized by 6 regions and includes personal observations by the photographer.

A personal celebration of the American West by one of its finest photographers and authors.

Distilled from more than two decades of exploration, Tim Fitzharris' Big Sky captures beautiful panoramas rarely matched in majesty and diversity. Big Sky includes tinted canyons, cactus-studded deserts, ice-capped mountains, rumpled badlands, the misty beaches of the Pacific and a limitless expanse of prairie wildflowers. These are images that reflect the still heart of America's native wilderness.

Fitzharris opens Big Sky with personal observations on photographing the American West and then presents a retrospective of his photographs, organized by region:

  • High Plains
  • Canyon lands
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Southern deserts
  • Pacific coast.

For each of these six sections there is an introduction to the landscape, followed by 12 plates for a total of 72 panoramas.

Stunning and beautiful, Big Sky is a lovingly compiled collection of remarkable panorama photographs of this vast section of the nation. This will be Tim Fitzharris' definitive work, demonstrating his reverence and respect for the American West.

Book News
Celebrating the magnificent scenery of the American West, this volume presents 72 panoramic color photos, published in an oversize format (11.25x15.25") that relay the awesome scale and beauty of the deserts, mountains, and seacoasts. Fitzharris is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Not indexed. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, c2006
ISBN: 9781554071760
Characteristics: 151 p. : col. ill., map ; 29 x 39 cm


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