Ghost Ranch: Land of Light

Janet Russek




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This elegant book captures the spectacular, mystical lanscape of the Southwest that is Ghost Ranch, best known as the residence of painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Husband-and-wife team David Scheinbaum and Janet Russek capture the spiritually charged landscape of Ghost Ranch. With exclusive permission to document its rugged beauty over a six-year period, the pair lugged camera equipment through scorching heat and chest-high snowbanks to achieve the breathtaking results in this amazingly evocative book. Printed in a stunning tritone method, these images reproduce the hand-toned effects of the original exhibition prints with remarkable clarity and astonishing accuracy. Available both softbound and hardbound, limited collectors' editions are destined to become a favorite of photography connoisseurs and anyone who loves the desert Southwest. "With this book, David Scheinbaum and Janet Russek, two extraordinary photographers who have for years been under the magical spell of Ghost Ranch, give us not just beautiful photographs, but a sense of what it is like to see and experience this mysterious and powerful place". -- Alex Harris, professor, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and editor, Double Take magazine. "Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams and Todd Webb have presented their versions of this vast, legendary place. In this elegant book, Janet Russek and David Scheinbaum grace us with theirs: a collage of essay, observation and pictorial sophistication". -- Elizabeth Glassman, president, the Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation

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Other editions: Hardcover - 2004, Softcover - 2001, Hardcover - 1997

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