A Southern Focus

Bonus Photos from our August/September Issue

By The EditorsA Southern FocusAugust 6, 2013

Often when we send an issue of Garden & Gun off to print there are several photos we wish we could have included. The same is true of our August/September issue, so we picked ten of our favorites that couldn't make it to print to share with you online.

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Bonus Photos from our April/May 2013 Issue

By The EditorsA Southern FocusApril 10, 2013

Often when we send an issue of Garden & Gun off to print there are several photos we wish we could have included. The same is true of our April/May issue, so we picked ten of our favorites that couldn't make it to print to share with you online.

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Focusing on the Forgotten

By Chantel O'NealA Southern FocusMarch 21, 2013

Brian Brown gets lost a lot—on purpose. The self-taught photographer behind the Vanishing South Georgia and Vanishing Coastal Georgia projects has been archiving the state’s past since 2005. That was the year he moved back to his hometown of Fitzgerald and noticed all of the places that had disappeared, including the tobacco barn on his family’s farm

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Ten Outtakes from February/March 2013

By The EditorsA Southern FocusFebruary 20, 2013

Often when we send an issue of Garden & Gun off to print there are several photos we wish we could have included. As usual, that was the case with our most recent February/March issue. So we've picked ten of our favorites that couldn't make it to print to share with you online.

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Mardi Gras in Lake Arthur

By M.K. QuinlanA Southern FocusFebruary 12, 2013

Birmingham, Alabama photographer Wes Frazer needs no excuse to travel. So when his friend Byron Sonnier—a Lake Arthur, Louisiana native—invited him to participate in the town’s annual Mardi Gras parade, Frazer didn't hesitate to head south on I-59 with his camera in tow.

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The Coastal Christmas Tree Project

By The EditorsA Southern FocusJanuary 23, 2013

Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, located in Jefferson Parish, is the fastest eroding basin in the state. Though coastal restoration is a priority across Louisiana, funding—like its coastline—has also dwindled over the last several years. The folks of Jefferson Parish are taking matters into their own hands.

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On the Road with Ben Gately Williams

By Margaret HoustonA Southern FocusJanuary 7, 2013

If you're like us, and we have a feeling you are, you made a promise to travel more in 2013. That's why we think you'll find the story of G&G contributing photographer Ben Gately Williams so inspiring. For over 10+ years this adventure-hungry photographer has been dreaming of riding across America—on bicycle. This past summer he decided it was time to hang up the dream catcher and fire away

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A Louisiana Tobacco Tradition

By Jed PortmanA Southern FocusDecember 13, 2012

These days, a person can buy barrel-aged condiments, cocktails, and beer. Harder to come by, though, is barrel-aged tobacco. Louisiana’s perique tobacco is not just barrel-aged. It is stemmed, barreled, and then pressurized, which squeezes juice from the tobacco. Over the course of a year or so, the juice and leaves ferment into a dark and spicy product

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Bonus Photos from our Dec/Jan Issue

By The EditorsA Southern FocusDecember 12, 2012

Often when we send an issue of Garden & Gun off to print there are several photos we wish we could have included. As usual, that was the case with our most recent December/January issue. So we've picked ten of our favorites that couldn't make it to print to share with you online. Enjoy!

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And We Have a Winner

By The EditorsA Southern FocusNovember 30, 2012

The results of our caption contest are in, and have confirmed, as usual, that we have some awfully clever readers. You all made it tough to pick just one winner

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