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Seeing Trees opens our eyes to a tree's shy magnificence and invites us to deepen our relationship with these earthly treasures.
Seeing Trees opens our eyes to a tree’s shy magnificence and invites us to deepen our relationship with these earthly treasures.
“Vivid, fascinating botanical biographies.”
“A whole new world of tree mystery has opened up.”
“If you love trees, or if you love good photography, you will love this book.”
“A new exciting book.”
“Gorgeous images & observations.”
“You will begin to appreciate trees in a whole new way.”
“Through [Llewellyn’s] lens we take flight with a red maple’s charming helicopterlike seed pods and can almost feel the smooth, muscular, steel-gray bark of an ironwood.”
Nancy Ross Hugo has been combining her love of the outdoors with her love of the written word for more than thirty years, as garden columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, education manager at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and writer for Virginia Wildlife, Horticulture, and American Forests, among other publications. She is co-author, with Jeff Kirwan, of Remarkable Trees of Virginia (2008) and, in collaboration with photographer Robert Llewellyn, of Seeing Trees (2011), upon which this book is based. Nancy and her husband, John, divide their time between Howardsville and Ashland, Virginia. Visit her at nancyrosshugo.com.
Robert Llewellyn has been photographing trees and landscapes for more than forty years. His photographs have been featured in major art exhibits, and more than thirty books featuring his photography are in print, including Seeing Flowers and Seeing Trees. His book Washington: The Capital was an official diplomatic gift of the White House and State Department, and Remarkable Trees of Virginia, the culmination of his four-year project photographing trees, has been called “a spectacular tribute to Virginia’s native trees.”
this wise, beautiful book presents, in intimate photos and insightful prose, ten species of trees native to Virginia and neighboring states: American beech, American sycamore,... Read morePublished 27 days ago by David McCann
very interesting observations about the treees around us. Helps looks more carefully, and appreciate how they work.
I bought this as a gift and the recipient says she is truly enjoying it. It is not only beautiful to look at, but informative as well.Published 1 month ago by P. Singer
The author has a wonderful style while managing to deliver lots of information about trees. Great read and resource especially for anyone living with trees.Published 2 months ago by Karen May
Anyone interested in nature, plants and especially trees will enjoy this book, if you are in to trees you can not go wrong herePublished 5 months ago by R. Spencer
The photographs are extremely well done and make the book exciting. The book opens up your eyes to the details and the intricacies of trees and their parts. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Karen Dombrowski-sobel
Whether you live in a big city or in a more rural setting, trees are all around you. They may be in city parks, school playgrounds, government buildings or urban green-belts. Read morePublished 6 months ago by LastRanger