A Life-long Quest
de John C. Schneider
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This intriguing book is a beautiful autobiographical treatise of the author's quest for absolute truth within a variety of biases. It is a "must-read" for those struggling to resolve truth versus tradition or science versus religion. It exhibits a beautiful blend of nature photography cleverly correlated with thought-provoking and informative text. In addition to humor, there are appropriate philosophical quotations from ancient Greeks to contemporary Americans. Following the author's life provides several axioms for resolution of social, mental and emotional conflicts regarding science and spirituality; all directed by his search for that ever Elusive Truth. The sometimes troubled waters of life add meaning to the descriptions of the thin zone where life eventually blends into the end.
The book invites the reader on a "Vision Quest" that consists of a sampling of the author's nature photographs with appropriate quotations plus the author's definitions and descriptions of photographic artistry. Appendices cover some of the author's career experiences, some unusual logic, and a human interest description of becoming a grandfather. The book ends with a bonus preview of the author's upcoming publication entitled "Best of Living Images".
The first 15 pages of ELUSIVE TRUTH (through Chapter 1) can be sampled in Full Screen mode by clicking on "PREVIEW BOOK!" (above). The Chapter Index and Contents are on page 7.
You will be proud to have this book grace your coffee table or library for years to come. Either of the Hardcover options is highly recommended.
John is an experienced nature photographer who was born and resides in the shadow of the San Juan Mountains in Colorado. His special love for the beauty of this area is evident in many of his photographic renditions. John has an extensive background in the physics of light and optics as well as training in artistic composition and writing. He utilizes these skills in conjunction with computer technologies to add new dimensions to the arts of photographic presentation and publishing. It is John’s hope and desire that his writing, photographs and photo art will inspire the readers and viewers, and that these works will promote an increased awareness and actions for the preservation of the natural beauty of the world for all future generations.