Geoff Winningham

Stories

The Guns Of Huejotzingo

On the three days before Lent, amid clouds of smoke and the sounds of musket fire, this tiny town is the site of Mexico’s most chaotic carnival.

The Eye of the Bull

All I wanted to do was photograph the running of the bulls. I never intended to risk my life.

Beyond Halloween

On the Day of the Dead, Mexicans mock death with candy skulls and papier-mache coffins. But in the darkness of a graveside vigil, the mockery gives way to tears.

My Kind of Town

An enticing portfolio of what makes Houston Houston.

Queen for a Day

Here they are—the Texas homecoming queens. Take a look at the girls the boys liked best.

Football, Game of Life

When two high schools in Beaumont-one white, one black-were ordered to merge last fall, the outraged town watched as the drama of integration was played out on the football field.

Elegant Fossils

Once Texas was a land of fabulous, ornate county courthouses. It still is, but today they’re flamboyant relics in our streamlined urban landscapes.

Elegant Fossils

Once Texas was a land of fabulous, ornate county courthouses. It still is, but today they’re flamboyant relics in our streamlined urban landscapes.

Football Heroes

The best part of Texas high school football is that it’s the biggest thing in town—and still only a game.

The Streets of Laredo

The real Nuevo Laredo isn’t George Washington’s Birthday, Boystown, or throngs of tourists; it’s the street life.

Friday Night Heroes

In some towns, high school football is still a way of life.

Our Town

Every small town is different; every small town is the same.