Mongolian Camels

Mongolian Grasslands

December 3, 2017

A first look at images from the 2017 season   In the summer of 2016 Willy Sutton and I travelled to the other side of the planet to photograph in Mongolia. We were encouraged and supported to take a look at the Tosonkhulstai Nature Reserve by Frank Goodyear and...

Wyoming Grasslands

November 9, 2017

From The Wyoming Grasslands Photographic Project by Frank H. Goodyear. There are inherent difficulties in confronting grasslands with a camera. The first of these is the sheer enormity of their scale…. the unwelcoming, some say intimidating, nature of the grasslands’ apparent infinity. “You just are not particularly well received...

Gila Wilderness

October 31, 2017

About the Gila, river and wilderness, from Dreaming the River, an essay by M.H. Salmon.   In Sky Determines , Ross Calvin wrote: “Here if anywhere is air, sky, earth fit to constitute a gracious homeland, not alone for those who occupy themselves at the world’s work, but as well...

Sonoran Desert

October 26, 2017

Looking at the Ground: Photographs of Michael P. Berman By Charles Bowden, 2006 I’ve been looking at the ground with hungry eyes all of my life, and yet I seldom see it. I know this fact and struggle against it. Michael Berman somehow got a hold of me—I can’t...

Chihuahuan Desert

October 26, 2017

From Grasslands, Radius Books, Santa Fe, 2009  by William deBuys Every place needs a poet, someone to reveal the heart of the land. The poet of place tells us where we are, and he also tells us why the particular whereness of a place is important. He shows us...