Book Review: The Art Of Adventure

Bruce Percy took the decision to print his first book on high quality paper, based on only 40 pictures, limited edition of 1,000 copies and a fairly high price tag. David Hay reviewed The Art of Adventure and shares his thoughts

This book is a collection of forty of the best photographs taken by Bruce Percy, accompanied by short essays about the taking of each photograph. The author acknowledges a debt to Ansel Adams who used the same format in his book ‘Examples - the making of 40 photographs’.

In many photography books it is more common to have the photographs displayed on the right-hand page with any title or caption shown opposite. However in this book the photographs are displayed on the left-hand page with a detailed description of the circumstances surrounding the taking of the photograph, and sometimes an...

Note: The book price is £40 and not £50 as stated in the magazine.

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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