Converging Waters: The Beauty And Challenges Of The Broughton Archipelago

Text byGwen Curry

November 17, 2020|
Converging Waters: The Beauty And Challenges Of The Broughton Archipelago by Gwen Curry
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Stunning photography and personal reflections abound in this beautiful collection of images highlighting this unique landscape.

Converging Waters explores an area on the northern coast of Vancouver Island on the edge of the Broughton Archipelago: Queen Charlotte Strait, Broughton Strait, Cormorant Channel, Blackfish Sound. This part of the Namgis First Nation territory is characterized by tree-covered islands, pebble beaches, foggy mornings, rocky islets, orcas, eagles, and an ever-changing light. Boats are at least as important as trucks for the few who live here. The sea and sky dominate the land, and marine mammals and fish seem to overshadow the human residents.

Daniel Hillert?s inspiring photographs focus on the wild essence that still permeates these converging waters, while Gwen Curry?s prose dives beneath the surface to appreciate not only the natural wonder of this place but its history, people, and present-day challenges.

Dan Hillert began looking at the world through an Instamatic camera when he was 14 years old. Fifty years later his great joy is still to communicate the excitement and beauty of the natural world around him; only the equipment has changed. Previously he self-published two photography books, Imagine an Island and Reflections of an Isla...
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Title:Converging Waters: The Beauty And Challenges Of The Broughton Archipelago
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:176 pages, 8.5 X 9.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.5 X 9.5 X 1 in
Published:November 17, 2020
Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771601658

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