Texas' Big Bend: A Photographic Adventure from the Pecos to the Rio Grande

Texas' Big Bend: A Photographic Adventure from the Pecos to the Rio Grande

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Overview

Texas' Big Bend: A Photographic Adventure from the Pecos to the Rio Grande by Michael H. Marvins

The grandeur, remoteness, rich history, and dramatic ecologic diversity of the Big Bend is dramatically captured in this beautiful collection of intimate photographs. Showcasing rugged landscapes and geological wonders, this celebration of the region includes images of the historic towns and sweeping territory of southern Texas. Capturing the diverse local flora and fauna of the region, this volume illuminates the wonders of nature in new and provocative ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933979496
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Pages: 207
Sales rank: 1,219,302
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roy Flukinger is the photography curator of the University of Texas's Harry Ransom Humanities Center. He is the author of Fruit of the Orchard and Texas Rangeland. He lives in Austin, Texas. Michael H. Marvins is a professional photographer who has traveled Big Bend National Park for more than twenty years. Limited edition portfolios of his photography have been acquired by the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin, and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Bill Wright is an author and photographer. He serves on the Texas Commission for the Arts and is past chairman of the Texas Historical Foundation. He is the author of several books, including Portraits from the Desert and The Texas Outback.

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