Rolling hills, rich forests, and beautiful vistas have made Brown County, Indiana, a favorite haunt of painters and ordinary tourists. In this gorgeous collection, landscape photographer Gary Moore reveals the spirit of the place in the morning hours as it awakens to the new day.
Complementing Moore's wonderful photographs is a text by James P. Eagleman, one of the area's lifelong naturalists, which showcases the county's unique flora and fauna. Included with more than 100 color landscape photographs are Moore's tips on composition, atmosphere, and lighting, encouraging readers to test their creativity with whatever equipment they possess.
A book to treasure, Brown County Mornings beckons visitors to enjoy this magical place at any time of day or year.
Foreword by James P. Eagleman
A Few Notes on How to Approach Landscape Photography
Gary Moore is a retired staff photographer for the Indianapolis Star and News. James P. Eagleman is Brown County State Park Naturalist.
"I spent many days of my childhood in the woods of southern Indiana. Each of these photographs, so heartfelt and sincere, brings memories rushing back with a flush of nostalgia and pleasure. Thank you, Gary!"
– Tim Fitzharris, Tim Fitzharris Images
"Photographer Gary Moore's early morning Brown County landscapes give us the sense that all's right in a world of warm light and long shadows. His sage technical and artistic notes on how to approach landscape photography could easily relate to painting as well as photography."
– Rachel Berenson Perry, author of William J. Forsyth: The Life and Work of an Indiana Artist (IUP, 2014)
"Gary Moore's delightful photos triumph in capturing the quiet celebration and promise that dawn brings to Indiana's most revered hill country."
– Mike Homoya, author of Wildflowers and Ferns of Indiana Forests: A Field Guide