"It is impossible to explore the primal landscape of Iceland without being taken by the sense of age, power and history one finds in the tradition of the Icelandic sögur (in English, sagas)."
- Joe Decker
Saga: Visions of Iceland takes you on a photographic journey through Iceland's most awe-inspiring landscapes, as seen through the camera lens of Joe Decker. Those who know Iceland will delight in rediscovering the land through Decker's unique perspective, while fans of his artwork will be thrilled to see his photography appear in book format for the very first time.
Joe Decker is an internationally recognized nature photographer whose work has been displayed in art galleries across North America. He has won awards from the Nature's Best Foundation and the North American Nature Photographer's Association for his photographs of the Arctic and the Western United States. In 2008, Decker was awarded an artist residency to photograph the Petrified Forest National Park by the US Department of the Interior. When he isn't snapping photographs in some exotic locale, Decker lives in northern California.
PRAISE FOR "SAGA: VISIONS OF ICELAND"
"Congratulations on a master work of art. Beautiful, breathtaking, serene. Each image captures a moment, an emotion. Bravo!" --R. Truman
"Your book on Iceland is a feature on working with light!!" --P. Lindsay
"Joe Decker is an internationally known, award-winning nature photographer who just keeps getting better and better. Buy his work now..." --L. Kendall
Joe is a nature photographer living in San Jose, California. His images of the western United States, Iceland and the arctic have won international recognition via awards by the Nature's Best Foundation and the North American Nature Photography Association, and his work has been exhibited in locations across the United States. In 2008, the US Department of the Interior awarded Decker an artist residency at Petrified Forest National Park.