Combining the captivating beauty of the sun and moon with the spectacular scenery of the Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii Sun Aloha Moon is a unique photographic journey from the sacred sites of early Hawaii to the modern architecture of Honolulu.
Using the travel logs of such 19th century visitors as Mark Twain and Isabella Bird as inspiration, James Rigler and Gail Ward have created a photographic journal of the Islands at the turn of 20th the century.
They spent over two years traveling throughout the Islands in pursuit of these images. Their extensive research in the areas of lunar phases, geography, meteorology, Hawaiian culture and history has resulted in this rich and evocative volume.
Part photography book, part travel book, here is a special tribute to a magical place: a must for anyone who appreciates fine photography, the beauty of Hawaii and the spirit of Aloha.
James Rigler has been photographing the moon for over twenty years. Gail Ward was an environmental photographer/writer before they began working together ten years ago. Their first collaboration resulted in the publishing of Rigler's spectacular full moon photography in the book San Francisco Moon. Together they created Moonchasers.com and have become famous for their moonchasing adventures around the globe.
Their Moon House Gallery where large original archival images are displayed is located just across the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, California. No other photographers in the world have focused so exclusively on the moon and mastered the timing and skill required to capture it.
Their next project, Yosemite Moon, blends historical research with stunning photography at one of the most beloved geographical wonders of the world, Yosemite National Park.
Hawai'i Sun Aloha Moon by James Rigler and Gail Ward
Special First Edition Signed & Numbered hardcover $50.00
$25.00 paper: ISBN: 0-89610-413-3, 11 inches X 12 5/8 inches, 121 pages