These fine art prints showcase some of photographer Peter Essick's favorite images from throughout his 25-year career. Each is printed on archival paper and signed by the photographer.
About this Photograph "Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland is the world's largest sand island. Along the western shore, the ocean water is very clear blue-green. Wathumba Creek is brown with tannins from the forest in the interior of the island. This aerial photograph was taken at almost low tide. At high tide the creek water backs up and leaves the marks of organic material in the sand."
Each fine art print is printed on archival paper and individually signed by Peter Essick.
20"H x 24"W.
In the 25 years that photographer Peter Essick has shot for National Geographic, he's visited all seven continents, 100 countries, and each of the 50 states. He's photographed more than 30 stories on history, cultural groups, science, and environmental issues, but the subject he likes best is the wilderness landscape. He says, "I believe these landscapes are special treasures that offer almost unlimited creative potential for the artist. It is my hope that these posters will be affirmations of the beauty, inspiring power, and human need for natural lands."
Photographer Steve McCurry's 1984 portrait of an Afghan
refugee girl with startling sea-green eyes is arguably the most famous image ever published by National Geographic. She remained anonymous until 2002 when McCurry returned to Afghanistan and, employing old-fashioned detective work ...