Arts & Culture

A Dream Realized at a New Art Gallery in Durham

Ella West Gallery brings back beauty and energy to the historically rich Black Wall Street—and creates an anchor for fine art in the South

Arts & Culture

Step Into Nigel Parry’s Sensory-Rich Southern Landscapes

Mysterious, hazy, awash with color—Parry’s latest show, Portraits of Landscape, captures the momentary magic of South Carolina waterways on film

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Arts & Culture

A New Look at William Eggleston’s Southern Landscapes

A huge new coffee table book, The Outlands, dips into the photographer’s unseen archive

Land & Conservation

Louisiana’s Paragliding Photographer

From his perch in the sky, Ben Depp snapped these hauntingly beautiful images of the disappearing Gulf Coast

Arts & Culture

Garden & Gun’s Best Photos of 2022

A look back at fifty of our favorite shots from the pages of the magazine this year


Loretta Through the Lens

Photographer David McClister pays tribute to country icon and frequent subject Loretta Lynn

Arts & Culture

The Making of Our October/November 2022 Cover

Photographer Kelley Luikey shares how she captured the perfect shot of roseate spoonbills coming in for landing

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Possum Town

O. N. Pruitt’s rare photos of Jim Crow–era Mississippi feature in a new book

Southern Focus

William Eggleston’s Back-Roads Beauty

Uncovering newly published images of the American South from a renowned color photographer

Arts & Culture

Through Her Lens: The Nearly Forgotten Photographer Who Really Saw the South

Meet North Carolina’s Bayard Wootten, a self-taught photographer whose images still speak

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Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Photographing the South

Arts & Culture

Mardi Gras with My Dad and the Revelers We May Never Know

In a year unlike any other, a writer discovers a hidden trove of his father’s photographs—and unearths a vintage view of New Orleans

Southern Focus

A Glimpse at Courir de Mardi Gras

Get to know the Cajun tradition that starts with homemade costumes and ends with a big bowl of communal gumbo

Arts & Culture

When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

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Tracing the Roots of Country Music

See a gallery of images from photographer John Cohen’s epic journey through Appalachia in the early 1960s


The Wild Instincts of Kate Griswold

A Lowcountry fine-art photographer captures the spirit of creatures great and small

12 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Miles and Miles of Texas

Austin, Texas, photographer and entrepreneur Jay B. Sauceda shares glimpses of his home state

Southern Focus

Birds of a Feather

Photographer Bob Bayne captures a crowded Arkansas sky

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Arts & Culture

The Dogs of Capitol Hill

D.C. photographer captures office pups on both sides of the aisle

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Nashville in Focus

The new photo book, Nashville: Scenes from the New American South, shares Music City moments big and small