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The Thousand Islands

by (author) George Fischer

George Fischer
Initial publish date
May 2019
Territories & Nunavut, Landscapes, Regional
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2016
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    May 2019
    List Price

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For almost two decades, George Fischer has remained enthralled by the 1000 Islands region, which has become one of his favourite playgrounds. On every trip, he revisits popular spots, reconnects with local friends and uncovers new vistas, diversions, and tales. Through his photographic lens, he sees deep into the heart of the area's storied islands and waters, people and nature. His images regale you with colourful sagas of romance and fun, passion and intrigue.

Defined by the rugged Canadian Shield, pine and deciduous forests, and sandy beaches, these bite-sized islands boast everything from secluded bays and private docks to charming cottages and massive mansions. And the waters are channels for tour boats, lakers and small leisure craft for fishing, exploring or visiting neighbors.

With this book, you can linger over luminous scenes, glistening water, or lush greenery. Touch the sun and the sky. Inhale the fresh air. Marvel over architectural feats and finely honed watercraft. All guaranteeing you a splendid journey into a magnificent and dynamic realm.

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.

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