One of the country's most celebrated photographers brings Canada to vivid life with this brand new aerial photography book, featuring spreads of all thirteen provinces and territories, as well as detailed captions that add local colour. From the Rocky Mountains and the True North to the outports of Newfoundland, and the Prairie, great lakes, and rugged terrain and cityscapes in between, Canada: Above & Beyond is a cross-country tour for locals and tourists alike.
About the author
George Fischer is one of Canada's most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. His unique style has been recognized around the world. He has provided photography and editorial content for promotional literature published by tourist boards and international tour operators. George's work has appeared on the covers of magazines and newspapers worldwide as well as websites and ad campaigns for hundreds of companies. And he has produced more than 65 photographic books. In November 2017, George received the Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence in Photography. Among his major accomplishments is the book, Canada: 150 Panoramas, which was on the best-seller list at Chapters/Indigo and quickly sold out of its first printing. In 2007, Unforgettable Canada was on The Globe and Mail's bestseller list and has sold over 75,000 copies. It is now in its third printing. George is also recognized for his worldwide collection of more than 50 art posters and unique art prints created for various companies, hospitals and private collectors. An avid outdoor adventurer, George has hiked Machu Picchu in Peru and in Bolivia cycled what is dubbed "the world's most dangerous road." He has summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas and Torres del Paine in Chile. In Iceland, he hiked to raise funds for the Arthritis Society of Canada. And this Toronto Canada resident has now set his sights on canoeing the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories.
Other titles by George Fischer
Woods & Waters
Images to Nurture the Soul
Israel: not Black & White
Waterfalls of Ontario
Northwest Territories, Naturally
Des vagues et des ailes
photographies aériennes des Îles de la Madeleine
Yoga, True Nature