George Fischer's immense talent for capturing the spirit of a place through images has never been more pronounced than in this book showcasing a tiny territory that packs a big punch. With a population of only 40,000 souls spread over 482,443 square kilometres, the Yukon is home to Canada's tallest mountain, the world's largest weathervane and the Earth's toughest dogsled race. It also boasts the planet's smallest sand desert and most extensive collection of international signposts.
In an epic journey into this faraway land, George presents a bonanza of breathtaking images. He takes you up into the rugged mountains and down into the frosty fjords. In between, you'll stand in the footsteps of gold rush hopefuls. Cross rivers and plains where unusual wildlife roams. Stroll the streets of Wild West sagas. Immerse yourself in ancient cultures and modern music. And sip Yukon Jack in Dawson City or Whitehorse as you rock with the tempo and tones of the classic cancan.
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
Canada Above & Beyond
Above & Beyond
Northwest Territories, Naturally
Des vagues et des ailes
photographies aériennes des Îles de la Madeleine
Yoga, True Nature