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Horses of Iceland
Horses of Iceland
Horses of Iceland
Horses of Iceland

Horses of Iceland

By (author) Guadalupe Laiz


Publishing 11th Nov 2024
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    • Three hundred magnificent colour photographs of Iceland's spirited horses against a dramatic landscape backdrop - in a lavishly produced coffee table book
    • The successful volume, which also contains fascinating facts and background information on the horses, is finally available in an expanded new edition
    • Not only for horse enthusiasts who admire the sublime beauty of Iceland's horses, but also for all fans of fine animal photography
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    The large coffee table book about perhaps the wildest horses in the world: the horses of Iceland are characterised by their gentle disposition, sharp mind, strong, muscular build and thick coat in countless colour variations. Argentinian photographer Guadalupe Laiz has created an atmospheric portrait of this special breed. You can discover captivating impressions of different types of Icelanders in the wild. An overwhelming pictorial journey that accompanies Icelandic horses out in the wild. Candid moments characterised by the beauty of these unique animals.

    The first edition of the book, was based on a project spanning five years, during which the photographer made several trips to Iceland. The photo collection is dedicated to the special beauty of Icelandic horses, which is best showcased in the wild and against the dramatic landscape. The result is a portrait of these unique animals, whose fur, ranging from dark brown to natural white, becomes tangible through sensitive photography. The large-format coffee table book is now being reissued with a selection of recently taken photos.

    Text in English and German.

    About the Author

    Guadalupe Laiz, an Argentine-born artist and photographer, embarked on her photography journey in the US at 20. Over the past decade, she has devoted her craft to capturing the essence of Iceland's indigenous horses. Her acclaimed work Horses of Iceland has graced exhibitions worldwide. Recently, Laiz released Among the Living, Where You Belong, a culmination of six years traversing Africa. Passionate about conservation, she collaborates with nonprofits, advocating for environmental and animal welfare causes.

    teNeues Books
    Publish date
    11th Nov 2024
    World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, USA & Canada
    340 mm x 275 mm
    336 Pages
    238 color
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