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Author Marvins, Michael H., 1941-
Title The Texas Hill Country : a photographic adventure / Michael H. Marvins ; with contributions by Joe Holley and Roy Flukinger.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
Edition First edition.

Author Marvins, Michael H., 1941-
Series Number eleven: Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas photography series
Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas photography series ; no. 11.
Subject Texas Hill Country (Tex.) -- Pictorial works.
Landscape photography -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country.
Alt Name Holley, Joe, 1946-
Flukinger, Roy, 1947-
Description 1 online resource
Edition First edition.
Note Includes index.
Contents Loving the Texas Hill Country / by Joe Holley -- Not the conventional sort / by Roy Flukinger -- Paradise, close to town: east Hill Country -- Swimming holes and country stores: Wimberley -- Antlers galore: Llano area -- Schnitzel, peaches, and one-room schools: Fredericksburg and its environs -- Summer camp on the river: Kerrville and Kerr County -- Bucking broncs and trail rides: Bandera -- At the southwestern edge: Concan -- A Texas Hill Country road trip.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 04, 2018).
Summary Like many Texans, Michael H. Marvins has been making regular pilgrimages to the Hill Country for much of his life. Traveling the back roads of the Texas Hill Country, cameras always poised for action, Marvins has captured the excitement of small-town rodeos, savored the mesquite-smoked atmosphere of local eateries, observed the daily lives of people on the land, and admired the scenic beauty of the landscape and its natural denizens. Most important, he has captured his impressions with the skilled eye of a master photographer. Popular Houston Chronicle columnist Joe Holley opens The Texas Hill Country by highlighting the many qualities that draw Marvins--and so many of the rest of us--to the Hill Country. Next, Roy Flukinger, senior curator of photography at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, discusses Marvins's unique photographic vision and the fresh ways in which he helps us see this popular region. But the principal focus in The Texas Hill Country: A Photographic Adventure centers on Marvins's artful images, inviting readers to share his unique perspectives on this enchanting and popular region. He takes us with him on leisurely backcountry drives and into the laughter and swirl of dance halls. His lens embraces the people, the land, and the culture that keep so many Texans--and would-be Texans--coming back to the Hill Country again and again.
ISBN 9781623496784 (electronic book)
1623496780 (electronic book)
9781623496777
OCLC # 1028612348
Additional Format Print version: Marvins, Michael H., 1941- photographer. Texas Hill Country. First edition. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018] 9781623496777 (DLC) 2018006346



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