On the Road with Texas Highways: A Tribute to True Texas (Paperback)

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By J. Griffis Smith, Charles J. Lohrmann (Foreword by), E. Dan Klepper (Contributions by)
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Description


In a short line of Texas Highways distinguished photo editors, J. Griffis Smith has been described by a fellow photographer as a “galactic force,” reveling in taking pictures of everything Texas wherever the magazine’s assignments took him, all with the goal of inspiring “folks to travel.”

Celebrating the roaming life of a professional magazine photographer, Texas Highways has joined with Smith to assemble a collection of signature images from three decades of work, including memorable pictures of Texas icons, landscapes, people, and historical and cultural destinations.

An essay by E. Dan Klepper conveys a sense of how photo editors have worked at Texas Highways and how Griff Smith’s quirky, creative nature has helped to shape the magazine's style and message.

About the Author


J. GRIFFIS SMITH was the photo editor at Texas Highways magazine in Austin, where he worked for thirty years.

Praise For…


"Dan Keppler's Introductory chapter . . . gives readers insight into some of Smith's photographic techniques, describes how Smith Approaches his work, and provides a taste of his personality. This background about Texas Highways and the details about the author contributed greatly to my enjoyment of this photo survey."--Elizabeth Carmack


Smith brings the Lone Star state to colourful life by adroitly capturing texture, depth, space, and emotion. Smiths book is a fitting epilogue to a dynamic career behind the lens, and a rich visual guide to Texas. — Jet setter.hk
Product Details
ISBN: 9781623491833
ISBN-10: 1623491835
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication Date: September 15th, 2014
Pages: 244
Language: English