Photographs by and about Galen Rowell | See more ideas about Landscape photographers, Natural wonders and Nature. Mountain Light is a celebration of Galen’s pursuit of what he called ‘Dynamic Landscapes’ – landscape images that combined rapidly changing. In fact, just last month I wrote a post celebrating Galen’s legacy The memories of the Rowell’s and Mountain Light will live on in myself and.

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Even the Master shot a lot of really terrible photos.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Galen worked wonders within the limited capabilities of film. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Another Sad Passing of Galen Rowell – the closure of Mountain Light

Rowell backs his images up with sturdy, often inspiring descriptions and text. A photograph moutain depicts a moment of real life, whether that of a human activity or of the natural world, is of a higher order than the most perfect replication created by or for the camera with luck removed from the formula.

Not woolly artistic intent but real information; the circumstances that led to the images, the thought processes behind them and the technical compromises that may have been necessary in their making.


Paul L rated it it was amazing Oct 03, I had a sense of shock when I received an email this morning from the gallery. But he will live forever in our memories and through his work. Very seldom have I experienced so clearly defined the connection between the artist and what he sees, feels, and does with the work itself. I really liked this book. Moreover, even Ansel Adams legacy as a printer does not live at the Ansel Adams Gallery a somehow anomalous institution in a national park but in the museums and curated galleries that regularly exhibit his work.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. October 3, at 1: A must-own book for any outdoor photographer.

For those that don’t know rowell you can find out more in this issue of the magazineGalen Rowell was a photographer, climber and all-round adventurer. All the images in the book are made with Film cameras the book first came out inthis is a reprint.

Mountain Light – Galen Rowell

If one should describe his style, one could say he lies between a world-class adventurera journalist, and a photographer. No trivia or quizzes yet. Very enjoyable read about photography and Mountain Climbing. I believe photography has become mountan by the ease of making images by virtually everyone. Galen was a gifted photographer. Born in California he and his wife sadly died in plane crash inbut he left behind a legacy of fantastic photography, particularly images taken high up in the mountains.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. September 28, at 7: To save you and us! I have visited the gallery many times, most recently just over a month ago where I was able to share it with three friends.

Mountain Light Pictures

But alas, I knew in my heart that those few little items were nothing in comparison to the gallery itself and the pictures hanging on the wall. Responses Skip to Comments. IF you love the mountains and the feeling they give you as you take in their grandeur In Search of the Dynamic Landscape. It is the most beautiful collection of mountain photos I have ever seen. It’s also in these exhibits that Galen’s own distinctive style comes through, not just via the images, but also by the accompanying text.

I recall one piece about leading a group on a trans Sierra ski trip.