"The Pond" is a photographic essay of several glacier-formed kettle ponds in Middleton, Wisconsin.
The wildlife captured in the book include sandhill cranes, great blue herons and a variety of other birds.
The book includes photographs that have received awards from The Nature Conservancy, the Center for Fine Art Photography and Wisconsin Trails magazine.
Michael Knapstein (b.1956) is a fine-art photographer who has earned worldwide recognition for his classic approach to contemporary landscape photography. He was recently named the International Landscape and Seascape Photographer of the Year (by England’s Pollux Awards). His work has received more than 100 national and international awards, and has been widely exhibited around the globe through a variety of solo, juried and group exhibitions. His work has recently been exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, Albuquerque, San Diego, London, Paris, Barcelona, Malaga and Sydney. Michael and his wife, Annette, live in Middleton, Wisconsin, a small town in the Midwestern United States.