American Waters by Alex Kirkbride

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"American Waters" charts underwater photographer Alex Kirkbride's astonishing three-year journey through every state in the US. From flooded quarries to freezing Alaskan waters, from cranberry bogs to Elvis' swimming pool, Kirkbride has amassed a unique collection of pictures. His creative approach and unerring technical ability enabled him to capture startling images - including the rare sight of a whale placenta and eerily still and beautiful wreck shots. The photographs are accompanied throughout with a compelling account of this American odyssey: the challenges of non-stop driving and diving; the hazardous weather and the memorable people encountered.
 

About Alex Kirkbride

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Alex Kirkbride has been taking underwater photographs for 20 years. He has worked for National Geographic, as well as many other magazines, and has won a Communication Arts award. His water images have appeared on magazine covers and in exhibitions throughout the world.
 
Published October 1, 2007 by David & Charles. 192 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Travel.