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Mercury News and local newspapers feature QT Luong – or How to Get Publicity

On the occasion of the Treasured Lands exhibit at Art Ark Gallery, the Mercury News (formerly San Jose Mercury News) ran a story about my national parks photographs. There is a bit of a lesson to be learned for those seeking media coverage. There are only two ways to obtain media coverage: advertising and publicity. […]

Treasured Lands Wins Six National Book Awards

Spring is the time for several of the major book awards to be announced, and I am honored that Treasured Lands has won six national book awards. Those include a clean sweep of the three most significant book awards in independent publishing, and also focused general-entry book awards. IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards – Arts and […]

Treasured Lands Exhibit in San Jose CA, June 2017

Treasured Lands: Photographs of National Parks will be on display in San Jose CA for the next month. I am particularly pleased with this chance to engage with my local community, since I have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1993, and in San Jose since 2002. Of all places in the U.S., […]

Treasured Lands wins IPPY and IBPA Benjamin Franklin book awards

I am honored that Treasured Lands has won not one, but two of the most respected book award competitions in the independent publishing world. This was especially gratifying because although I have had three books of photography published before, Treasured Lands is the first for which I was in total control. Besides providing the photographs […]

Treasured Lands acclaimed by The New York Times and High Country News

I am honored that last December, Treasured Lands received superlative reviews from two diverse print publications, both of them ranking the book at the top of the National Park Service Centennial publications. The New York Times Book Review The New York Times has published a Sunday book review section since 1896, maybe the most influential […]

Fall Color: Outdoor Photographer Magazine Feature by QT Luong and a few more

The Oct 2016 issue of Outdoor Photographer is a Fall Color special issue, and the opening feature is my article, with an introduction by William Sawalich, “Ten National Parks for Fall Foliage”. Outdoor Photographer publishes material on the web one month after the printed magazine is out. The web version has photography tips that were […]

Event on Wednesday at UCSB

If you live near Santa Barbara, CA, check out my national parks presentation at Campbell Hall, University of California at Santa Barbara, on Wednesday, November 2, 7:30pm part of UCSB Arts and Lectures. Here are announcements from Santa Barbara Independent and Ventura County Star. Also, I will hold a more intimate session, more focused on […]

Event this Sunday: Caring for People & the Land

Sorry for the last minute notice, just got back from 2000-mile road trip to NV and UT, and still trying to get more than 100 book orders out this Monday. Hope you can make it! “Caring for People & the Land” is a book signing and talk with QT Luong and Mark Tuschman. QT Luong […]

Treasured Lands Book is Released

Treasured Lands was published on October 1st. I am grateful to all of you for making this release a success. As can be seen above, on its release day, Treasured Lands broke into the top 2,000 best-selling books on Amazon, out of 8 million books. Not bad for a $65 book, a price that puts […]

National Park Service Centennial and Treasured Lands Book Annoucement

The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service has finally arrived, and others have written more eloquently about the significance of the event than I could ever do. My contribution to the occasion is the photography book Treasured Lands. I view it as the 21st century version of National Parks Portfolio, the first photography book […]