About the Author
John Pfahl's innovative landscape photography has been the subject of dozens of exhibitions in Europe and the US. He has published seven monographs and portfolios of his work including Altered Landscapes, Permutations on the Picturesque and Waterfalls. a Rebecca Solnit is an essayist and critic based in San Francisco. Her books include Wanderlust: A History of Walking, Secret Exhibition: Six Californian Artists of the Cold War Era, A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland and As Eve Said to the Serpent, which was recently nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.