The worst thing that can happen to you, in the best way possible

I’ve been looking at a lot of Southern photography this week, because I just wrote a review for the Jackson Free Press on Highway 51: Mississippi Hill Country. Thought I’d share some of my favorites.

The color-saturated hyperrealism of William Eggleston:

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William Eggleton

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Birney Imes is just an unassuming small town Mississippi newspaper editor, who happens to have his photos in The Met….

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The haunting, visual poetics of Virginia native and Princeton professor Emmet Gowin

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Why has someone not already made this Jerry Uelsmann photo the paperback cover of The Unvanquished?

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