John Fielder in Focus

John Fielder in Focus


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This is John’s first biography. It is written for young people. You will be captivated by dramatic stories from one man’s lifetime on and off the wilderness trail. Learn how taking trails others dared not follow both in nature and in life allowed dreams to come true. Discover how passion and perseverance can make your dreams come true!

John Fielder has been Colorado’s acclaimed nature photographer for 40 years. This is a story about his life and how his early interest in the outdoors developed into devotion to the preservation of nature. What outdoor experiences did John have as a child? What sparked his interest in photography? How did he learn how to take such stunning nature photographs? When did John become interested in conservation?

This is also a very personal story about learning life lessons from both failures and successes, overcoming family losses, and working to make the world a better place. It is about always keeping perspective and never forgetting how lucky we are to experience life on Earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998508085
Publisher: John Fielder Publishing
Publication date: 09/15/2019
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,214,071
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

John Fielder is Colorado's best-known nature photographer, publisher, teacher and preservationist with 39 exhibit-format books and guidebooks to his credit, including John Fielder's Best of Colorado and Colorado 1870-2000. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography (1993) and the Aldo Leopold Foundation's first ever Achievement Award (2011). John Fielder's photography has influenced people and legislation, and he has worked tirelessly to promote the protection of Colorado's open space and wildlands.

Table of Contents

Foreword John Fielder 1

Introduction, Steve Walsh 3

Chapter 1 The Early Years, 1950-1963 7

Chapter 2 Exciting Journeys, 1963-1964 15

Chapter 3 High School and College, 1965-1972 23

Chapter 4 Into the Real World, 1972-1981 33

Chapter 5 A New Career, 1981-2019 45

Chapter 6 John the Family Man 53

Chapter 7 John the Photographer 67

Chapter 8 John the Environmentalist 87

Epilogue 109

Reader Resources 111

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