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British and Irish Landscape Portraits

Sarah Carson, Jeremy duQuesnay Adams

ISBN 10: 0965187756 / ISBN 13: 9780965187756
Published by Scriptorium Press, 2011
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Title: British and Irish Landscape Portraits

Publisher: Scriptorium Press

Publication Date: 2011

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First.

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Sarah Carson's Photographs--from Tintagel to Tower Bridge, from Uig Sands to Hastings, from the Connemara Coast to Welsh Castles--come alive as people and animals of these isles are captured candidly at home. In fields and towns, at work and play, their backdrops of history and culture are revealed around them. Both in dramatic black-and-white or in color saturated with beautiful light, these images become portraits within landscape.

Jeremy Adams responds to the landscape portraits with his keen insight and collaborative writing. His commentaries give fresh interpretation to landscape and enrich the messages of these images presented through Carson's vision and voice.

About the Author:

Sarah Carson, a noted Dallas-based photographer, is a 1959 graduate of Southern Methodist University and has taught English and journalism at Hillcrest High School, Dallas, and Willowbrook High School, Illinois. She began serious fine art photography in 1982, studying at the Dallas Photographic Center, University of Texas at Dallas, The Maine Workshop, and numerous private photography workshops. She has conducted photographic workshops (1995-2008) in Tuscany, Italy. Several major exhibitions has included catalogues as well as publication of individual images in numerous books and articles. Her work appears in two other photography books, A Tuscan Farm and 50 Favorite Black/ White Images

Jeremy duQuesnay Adams was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and educated by the Jesuits there and at Georgetown College. He transferred to Harvard University where he earned his AB, his AM, and his Ph.D. in history. He taught at Yale, joined the faculty of Southern Methodist University, and taught in the SMU-in-Oxford program at University College for 15 summers, as well as SMU study programs in Paris, Madrid, and Toledo. Adams has numerous publications, including a cultural history of New Orleans, his native city.

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