A voyage through images of age-old trees: photographs of marvelous specimens, sacred symbols, an indispensable resource for humankind.
Stuart Franklin, who works with the prestigious Magnum agency, offers a voyage through images of age-old trees, seen in over forty different countries over the course of three years of work. The volume demonstrates the importance of trees and forests in our society, not only for their extraordinary beauty, but also for the many complex ways with which they enrich our lives. Franklin rediscovers, in trees, the crux of the relationships between nature and society. His photographic and narrative path investigates the various expressions of this profound link. Photographs of marvelous trees, sacred symbols, indispensable resources for man, in a wide variety of contexts: a truly unique book, created with refined technique and the finest quality printing.