Tree Tops Tall
published by SteidlMACK 2003

(selected works)
Tree Tops Tall is a series of pictures made by Neil Drabble over the course of a three year period.
It is a collection determined not by the type or site of the trees photographed but instead by the fact that tree tops against a bright sky provide a motif for a certain state of mind, for a formal expression of the self. Each picture has been shot from the standpoint
of a child, looking upwards with awe at the wonder and grandeur of the natural world, a perspective similarly communicated by book's large format and its uninterrupted sequence
of 40 vivid color images, each spread across a double page. Applying his particularly intimate and studied approach, Drabble has produced a body of work that emphasizes the aesthetic pleasures of seeing and the boundless possibilities of finding beauty in our surroundings.
 
Publisher ‏ : ‎ SteidlMACK  October. 2003.
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 40 colour plates
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 28.5 x 1.3 x 37cm
ISBN: 9783882439175

Work from Tree Tops Tall was included in the exhibition 'Into The Woods: Trees In Photography' at the V&A Museum 2017-2018 (accompanying publication published by Thames & Hudson).
Curated by Martin Barnes.

 

Artists include:
Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, Eugene Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harry Callaghan, Neil Drabble, Mitch Epstein, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Masahisa Fukase, Man Ray, Jem Southam, Edward Steichen, Alfred Steiglitz, Paul Strand, Fox Talbot, Wolfgang Tillmans.

 

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Thames and Hudson Ltd; 1st edition (24 Oct. 2019)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 192 pages

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0500480532

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0500480533

Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.32 x 2.29 x 25.65 cm