Reconstructing The View: The Grand Canyon Photographs

Reconstructing The View: The Grand Canyon Photographs Of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe; Essays by Rebecca A. Senf and Stephen J. Pyne; University of California Press; $75; (ISBN: 978-0-520-27390-0)
For this unique book, photographers Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe spent 5 years exploring the Grand Canyon searching for locations where others had created their images and recreating them with a fun twist. Their resources were landscape shots taken from old souvenir postcards, drawings and historic photos that they expertly recreated using todays technology. Klett and Wolfe wisely gave the images a wider view and placed them in context by adding cars and tourists illustrate the passage of time. This is an interesting and highly entertaining look the Grand Canyon, a beloved national treasure.

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