Canticle of the Earth: The Words of Francis of Assisi Celebrated in the Photography of David Muench

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The time-honored song of praise by St. Francis is brought colorfully to life through 70 stunning, evocative full-color photographs by master landscape and wilderness photographers, David Muench and Marc Muench. Their photography celebrates the earth and the spiritual forces of nature, making it a natural companion to the words of St. Francis. Anyone who finds a kinship and spiritual presence in the natural world will discover here a source of inspiration and deep contemplation. Booksellers praise Canticle of the Earth . . .

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David Muench was born in 1936 in Santa Barbara, California. His sensitivity and determination to champion the strength and beauty of the land, and wilderness in particular, have led to extensive contributions of his work in magazines, books, advertising, exhibit format books, wilderness and conservation publications, as well as numerous exhibits. His formal schooling includes the Rochester Institute of Technology; The University of California at Santa Barbara, and the Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles. David has been a freelancer for 33 years and a member of ASMP for 30 years. During his years as a landscape photographer, Muench has photographed for more than forty books, and has participated in numerous one man showings.

Marc Muench was born in 1966 in Santa Barbara, California. He has been a professional landscape and sports photographer since he finished his studies at Pasadena Art Center College of Design in 1989. Marc's photography has appeared in numerous magazines including Time, National Geographic, and Sierra Magazine. Two volumes of his own photography have been published; The Canticle of Creation is his third collaboration with his father.

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