Aerial photographs of the patterns of the natural landscape and the imprint of man-made structures.
From an airplane, the world below looks like Gulliver's Lilliput. This change of view has fascinated photographer Len Wagg since he first started flying at age 13. He has flown over Nova Scotia in all seasons and focused his camera on a wide variety of landscapes from the air.
This book offers more than 100 fascinating and beautiful images of Nova Scotia's distinctive geography, carefully reproduced in large format. They show views from every part of Nova Scotia including its coastline, cities, forests, villages, rivers and lakes. Featured in these unforgettable images are:
* Canso Causeway * Keltic Lodge * Fortress Louisbourg * Pictou Harbour * Cape d'Or * Five Islands * Halifax Harbour
* Cape Split * Lunenburg Academy
About the author
Since joining Halifax's Chonicle Herald in 1984, photographer Len Wagg has covered a variety of assignments in Nova Scotia and around the world, and his photographs have appeared in the New York Times, Maclean's, and Time magazine. In 2008 he won the Mayor's Award for Excellence in Illustration for Wild Nova Scotia, his photographic portrait of the province's protected areas.
Len lives in Wellington, Nova Scotia. Visit Len's website at www.lenwagg.ca
"Len Wagg has strived not to include stereotypical shots, photos that everyone has seen before. He especially succeeded in that regard with a photo taken from directly above the lighthouse at Peggy's Cove."
The Chronicle Herald
Other titles by Len Wagg
We Rise Again
More Stories of Hope and Resilience from Nova Scotia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Stay the Blazes Home
Dispatches from Nova Scotia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Little Book of Peggys Cove and the South Shore
Nova Scotia from the Air
Then and Now
White Point Then and Now
Ninety Years of Making Memories
Then & Now
Photographs of Nova Scotia by Wallace MacAskill & Len Wagg
Then and Now
Photographs of Nova Scotia