Dartmoor is a very special place and people who visit this extraordinary landscape
seldom forget the experience. Those lucky enough to live close by and get to know the
moor well will have an even deeper appreciation of the place, finding themselves drawn back
to explore more of its delights time and again.
Like many of us, the photographers whose work appears in this address book, have fallen for
the beauty and variety of scenery to be found within the Dartmoor National Park. From
majestic tors with their sweeping moorland vistas, to hidden river valleys with their tumbling
streams, each has been able to find a scene or scenery to arrest their interest.
skills usually far surpass those of us who happily snap away in order to record a moment.
These photographers are part of a long tradition of those who have been inspired to capture
the elusive qualities of light, atmosphere and character that make Dartmoor so special. Their
work has been selected to portray something of the variety and range of contemporary
photography being created today. Each in their own distinctive way, captures the essence of
the place. They have been chosen as they are among the best known in the county of Devon
and most have their homes there.
Address books tend to be well used and have a long
life. Along with important contact details, they keep
track of the user’s friends and acquaintances, tracing
their lives over time and from place to place. And,
if properly attended to, an address book eventually
becomes a journal in itself, and an attractive and permanent
Whether bought for your own use, or received as a
gift, this address book with its superb illustrations will
provide years of pleasure.
Imprint: Halswood Stationers. ISBN 978 0 85717 013 2, hardback, 214x230mm, 112 pages. Published May 2010.