Photographer and Author

Telus Spark Science Centre Exhibition

Dr. Roberta Bondar uses multiple camera types including medium and large format cameras to explore the powerful forces and intricacies of Earth’s natural world.

 

 

Books by Dr. Bondar

 

>> Landscape of Dreams >>

>> Passionate Vision >>

>> The Arid Edge of Earth >>

>> Touching the Earth >>

COMING SOON: THE ADVENTURES OF TENDRY,
THE SANDHILL CRANE

 

The View From There

Roberta Bondar's photographic explorations have taken her to some of the most extreme climatic and geological locations on Earth. She has captured the beauty, solitude and dramatic landscape of the American Southwest, the High Arctic and the Sahara Desert with its ancient Roman ruins.


Roberta Bondar's photographic proficiency adds a multi-dimension to her expression of experiences. As an Honors student in Professional Nature Photography at the Brook's Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, California, she was deeply influenced by the poetic tableaus of renowned American photographer Ansel Adams.

Having seen Earth from the unique perspective of space, her Earth centered pictorial images celebrate the beauty of our natural environment at an intimate level.

 

Her photographic works may be found in private, corporate and institutional collections.

Photography

Below find a sampling of Dr. Bondar's photos, choose "open gallery" to see more photos in each series.

Tree Canopies >> open gallery

The Arctic >> open gallery

Aerial Landscapes >> open gallery

Water's Edge >> open gallery

Desert >> open gallery

Masai Mara, Kenya >> open gallery

Books

Landscape of Dreams

 

An elegant love letter to Canada, combining the images of Roberta Bondar and text by some of the country's most distinguished artists, writers, entertainers, thinkers and personalities.

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$19.95CAD

50 full-colour photographs Softcover 9" x 9" (25.4 cm x 27.9 cm)
112 pages, printed on acid free paper
Introduction by Dr. Roberta Bondar
Published in Canada by Douglas and McIntyre, 2006
(Hard cover edition published 2002 sold out)
ISBN 978-1-55365-182-6

Passionate Vision: Discovering Canada's National Parks

 

Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Pierre Elliott Trudeau. More than 100 photographs, including six stunning images from space, both of familiar places and little-known wilderness, are interwoven with words about the land by explorers, poets, ecologists and naturalists such as Rachel Carson, Ansel Adams and Wade Davis.

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$39.95CAD

100 full-colour photographs
Softcover 10" x 11" (25.4 cm x 27.9 cm)
176 pages, printed on acid free paper
Introduction by Dr. Roberta Bondar
Published in Canada by Douglas and McIntyre, 2008
(Hard cover edition published 2000 sold out)
ISBN 978-1-55365-379-0

The Arid Edge of Earth

In conjunction with major international exhibitions, Roberta's latest photographic essay uncovers the Arctic North, the shadows of the Grand Canyon, the burning sands of the Sahara, and many more extreme environments accompanied by her commentary on capturing the Earth.

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$29.95CAD

25 black and white, 48 full colour photographs
Softcover 10.5" x 4.5" (26.7 cm x 19.0 cm)
88 pages, printed on acid free, 50% recycled content paper
Introduction by Dr. Roberta Bondar
Published in Canada by Roberta Bondar Astronaut Enterprise, 2006
ISBN 0-9780508-0-0

Touching the Earth

 

Touching the Earth is an amazing visual and written testament to the beauty and variety of our planet. Dr. Bondar contrasts her two views of "home", with photographs from space and her early photography from its surface, accompanied by text of her journey and reflections on our environment.

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$20.00CAD

95 colour, 2 black and white plates
Softcover 9" x 9.3", (22.8 cm x 23.6 cm)
144 pages on recycled, acid-free paper
Published in Canada by Key Porter Books
ISBN 1-55013-657-7