A Photographic Journey

photography by Pat & Chuck Blackley

published by Farcountry Press

  • Explore the lovely state of Virginia in Farcountry Press' newest release Virginia: A Photographic Journey. Featuring the striking photography of Richard Nowitz and Virginia natives Pat and Chuck Blackley, the book's images reveal a true passion for all things Virginia. Jam-packed with 110 full color photographs and informative text, this tour showcases what makes Old Dominion such a beloved and exceptional place.

    From elegant shots of Richmond and Norfolk to the colonial architecture of Williamsburg, University of Virginia, and Mount Vernon, Virginia: A Photographic Journey proudly showcases what makes The Cavalier State so special.

    Collected in a soft cover, Virginia: A Photographic Journey highlights the state's cities, attractions, and natural scenery in vibrant color photographs. Featuring shots from the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Kiptopeke State Park, Yorktown Battlefield, Luray Caverns, the Shenandoah Valley, Great Falls National Park and more!

80 pages, 9 1/8" x 8 1/8", 113 color photos

ISBN 10: 1560377011
ISBN 13: 9781560377016


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A Photographic Journey

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 align= Pat and Chuck Blackley are a photographic and writing team born and raised in Virginia. Although they work throughout North America, their concentration is on the eastern United States. With a love of history, they find a wealth of subjects throughout the mid-Atlantic but particularly in Virginia where they have enjoyed traveling for over thirty years.

Their work appears in numerous books and magazines addressing regional and national audiences as well as many commercial projects. Their one-photographer books include Shenandoah National Park Impressions, Blue Ridge Parkway Impressions, Shenandoah Valley Impressions, Outer Banks Impressions, Backroads From the Beltway, Our Virginia, Blue Ridge Parkway Simply Beautiful and Virginia’s Historic Homes and Gardens.

 align= Richard Nowitz began freelance photography professionally in 1975 in Israel working for American and European publications. He returned to Washington, D.C. in 1989 and began his a ssociation with National Geographic in 1991. His career as a travel photographer has taken him to numerous countries around the world, and has produced over forty-five large format gift books and travel guides for Insight Guides, National Geographic, and five titles for Farcountry Press. Richard lives in Maryland with his wife.

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