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Return to Death Valley
Patrick Porter

Photos are a way to remember.  In this volume, multi-disciplinary artist, Patrick Porter, looks back on a 2010 journey to Death Valley by changing to black and white the color digital photos he took to document his time there.  The result is a re-making and a re-seeing of the power and wisdom of the landscape itself.  Through a myriad of images from various location in Death Valley National Park and writings made during, after, and even preceding his visit there, Return to Death Valley is a journey back into a world of self-discovery, self-affirmation, and holding by the land.  Through this book the author hopes to honor that land which invites all, who would enter and experience it, to remember their essential selves.