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Northern Light

The Arctic and Subarctic Photography of Dave Brosha

by (author) Dave Brosha

contributions by Paul Zizka

RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Initial publish date
Oct 2018
Regional, Pictorials, Photoessays & Documentaries
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2018
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Featuring remarkable landscapes and powerful portraits, Dave Brosha’s first book of photography transports the viewer to stunning Arctic and Subarctic locations.

“Epic, awesome shots …” —Martin Hartley, National Geographic contributing photographer

“Amazing shots …” —Phil Plait, “Bad Astronomy” from Discover magazine

“One of the most celebrated creative photographers in the world …” —Nikon

“Critically acclaimed … spectacular photos …” —The Globe and Mail

Dave Brosha is one of Canada's most passionate and widely published photographers. On a continual journey to seek out and capture the beauty of this world, he produces work that covers a wide spectrum of photographic genres. With stunning photographs taken in Greenland, Iceland, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, the Torngats of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Yukon this remarkably original portfolio will amaze viewers and inspire everyone to reconsider the nature of these sometimes forgotten landscapes.

About the authors

Dave Brosha has had exhibitions of his work in the Northwest Territories and elsewhere in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Spain and Germany. His images have appeared in Photo Life, Practical Photography, Canadian Geographic, Maclean’s, The Independent (UK), The Globe and Mail, The Sunday Telegraph, China News, The Guardian, Tehran Times, Montreal Gazette, Outdoor Photographer and many more. Dave has published three books of photography: Northern Light: The Arctic and Subarctic Photography of Dave Brosha, Southern Light: Photography of Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands, and Tones of Grace: 100 Black and White Images From Planet Earth (Fall 2022). He is also the author of a travel memoir, The Art of Misadventure (Fall 2022). In addition to having lived in numerous places throughout northern Canada for much of his life, Dave has travelled extensively throughout the provinces and territories of his native country and numerous countries abroad. He and his family live in St. Ann, Prince Edward Island.

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Paul Zizka is a professional mountain landscape and adventure photographer. His award-winning images have been featured in a wide variety of publications, including Maclean’s, National Geographic Traveller, National Geographic Adventure, Alpinist, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and Canadian Geographic. His client list includes leading national and global brands such as Apple, Dell, Arc’Teryx, lululemon athletica, Panasonic, MEC, and Canon. Paul has published numerous books with RMB, including: Summits and Starlight: The Canadian Rockies; The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered; Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies; Splendour of the Canadian Rockies; Beauty of the Canadian Rockies; Souvenir of the Canadian Rockies; and Aloft: Canadian Rockies Aerial Photography. Passionate about teaching, Paul is the co-founder of OFFBEAT, a creative community for photographers which offers workshops in far-flung destinations around the globe. Originally from Quebec, Paul now lives in Banff, Alberta.

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Editorial Reviews

“Brosha’s remarkable ability to move effortlessly between portraits, landscapes and several other genres is a treat for readers seeking a fuller picture of the North.”

Photo Life

...lush full-colour photographs that strive to dispel our illusions about the high north being barren and stark.

Atlantic Books Today

"[Northern Light] allows readers to see through Brosha's lens and understand his impressions of the regions through written introductions that explore his growing adoration for the North."

Yukon North of Ordinary

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