“Thank you Andrew and Ann Goldman for the endurance that it took to accomplish the pictures in dealing with North. it's a old record for Ely, Minnesota that has world wide curiosity as a photo of a different northern neighborhood. You so correctly captured my pals and friends and that i will consistently cherish this book.” —Will Steger
“My paintings as a photojournalist has concerned assignments approximately humans and far off cultures as usually as approximately uncooked nature. unluckily, I continuously felt there have been extra tales in line with sq. foot in Ely as wherever else i've been. inspect those Ely faces Goldman has captured together with his razor-sharp lens and skim the tales of their eyes.” —Jim Brandenburg, from the Foreword
Perched at the fringe of the northern woods on the gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe zone desolate tract, Ely, Minnesota, holds specific which means for thousands of holiday makers every year. yet what's it like for the folks who dwell there year-round?
Ann and Andrew Goldman supply a revealing portrayal of the original those who name Ely domestic. that includes a couple of hundred photographs in addition to vibrant essays, dealing with North tells the tale of lifestyles during this Northwoods group: its breathtaking attractiveness, unusually various personality, and intricate heritage. A thriving vacation spot sector, Ely is a altering group, but its traditions stay brilliant and robust. From hotel proprietors and fishermen to canoe makers and artists, dealing with North is an evocative tribute to the iconic nature of Ely and its people.
This undertaking is made attainable partially by means of a provide from the Donald G. Gardner Humanities Trust.
Andrew Goldman is a contract advertisement photographer. His consumers comprise ESPN and Playboy businesses, and his images have seemed on greater than 40 journal covers. Ann Goldman is a contract author and presenter whose expert historical past is in museum and nonprofit administration. They reside in Boulder, Colorado, with their sons.
The paintings of award-winning nature photographer Jim Brandenburg has been featured in nationwide Geographic magazine due to the fact that 1978. His many books comprise Chased by means of the Light and searching out the Summer. He lives close to Ely, Minnesota, the place his paintings might be obvious at Brandenburg Gallery.