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SNOW [PHOTOGRAPHY] Peter Mathis 2020 1st edition Very Large Format Hardcover
By Mathis, Peter
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New York and Munich, 2020, 1st edition. 158 pp, 75 large format b/w photos, many double page width. Text in English only. Superb printing and binding work done in Italy. New hardcover book, 12''x12'', pictorial cover, No Dust Jacket Issued. 

Experience the infinite varieties of snow in the Alps and other ranges through the lens of famed Austrian landscape photographer Peter Mathis.

Peter Mathis came to photographing snow through his years of climbing. Photographing snow is one of the purest forms of photography as it is all about light, and how it creates shadows and graceful forms on a snowfield. All the photos in the book are mountain photos, and most were taken in the Alps of Switzerland, Austria, France and Italy, plus many in mountains of Canada and Alaska. 

Renowned for his gorgeous mountain scenes and spectacular photos of winter athletes, Peter Mathis has chosen black-and white film to capture the essence of snow in this book. These stunning duotone images render a traditional Alpen landscape into painterly canvases that are in turns otherworldly, sensuous, haunting, and heavenly.

Skiers' tracks zig and zag through the powder and windswept waves of snow undulate like desert sand. Impeccably reproduced in large, full-bleed format, these images showcase an enormous palette, from the deepest black to the most immaculate white, and every imaginable tone in between. 

Mathis's texts recall the instances of each shot, many of which require days of trekking through mountains with nearly fifty pounds of equipment strapped to his back. Reminiscent of the works of Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, Mathis's photographs perfectly evoke the biting cold, blazing sun, deep shadows, and blinding lights that make the Alps a uniquely beautiful landscape and snow a powerful force of nature.

This book is very large, 12''x12'', and extra postage will be requested for Media Mail ($2), Priority Mail or International Mail. 

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