About the Book
A fine, large format, coffee table. photo book, featuring over 300 images of remote ghost towns, camps and mines in Nevada and the east slope of the California Sierra. Photographs and text of over 50 sites dating from the 1850s. No other such detailed modern, colour photo book exists of these interesting and inspirational sites. Join in this exceptional exploration from the comfort of your own home.
Diving since 1959, Rick is an award winning, internationally known and recognized photojournalist residing in British Columbia. For the past fifty years, he has dived, photographed, written about and travelled extensively in the band of Tropics around the world amassing a stock library of over 50,000 images. His sensitive camera eye captures the mystique and incredible beauty of the little known world beneath the surface of the world's oceans. Many of the resulting photographs are masterpieces. His interests have taken him to the Red Sea, Fiji, the Cook Islands, Sri Lanka, the Netherland Antilles, Micronesia, Central and South America, Hawaii, all over the Caribbean, the Philippines, Australia, the Maldives, Papua New Guinea and many more exotic locations. Rick's images and corresponding text have graced the pages of numerous, major magazines, travel publications and books. The passion and perspective he brings to his photography is unique, often stunning and always beautiful.