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Woods & Waters

Images to Nurture the Soul

by (author) George Fischer

George Fischer
Initial publish date
May 2023
Artists' Books, Ontario, Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    May 2023
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George Fischer's therapeutic images of nature exude the serenity that wind and water, earth and sky, shadows and textures offer the soul. Strolling through Ontario's forests, along rivers and around waterfalls, he puts the character of each season into sharp focus. Soft summer grasses, crisp autumn leaves, dazzling winter snow and fragrant spring blooms. Food for the spirit.

Immerse your senses as you walk with George – and find your peace, tranquillity and balance.

A tonic for the emotions and sustenance for the soul, nature is a perfect place to soothe the senses and heal the heart. Winds in the pines, frogs in the ponds, birds on the branches. Rain or shine, storm or calm, the great outdoors brings refreshment, mindfulness and hope.

Under Ontario's Big Sky, George Fischer's artistry introduces ramblers to a new world each season: sunny summer grasses, blazing autumn leaves, sparkling winter snow and delicate spring blooms. His forays into forests and along waters yield inspired images that focus on moments in time. And hold promise of fresh ideas, better balance – even new beginnings.

As you walk with George through Woods & Waters, Visual Therapy in Nature, you'll feel inspired by what is around you. You might strike new connections with your inner self, start mending after a loss – or simply gain new ground on your life's journey. Whatever you need, you'll find your balance.

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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