Photo essay

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A Love Unearthed

Sep 21, 2016 By Sarah Wilson

For many years, my grandfather’s work as a paleontologist was remote and obscure to me. Then I discovered our shared awe of West Texas.

Bloom of the Century

Feb 24, 2016 By John Spong

Big Bend roared back to life last year after spring rains unleashed a bounty of ocotillos, bluebonnets, and yuccas. Thankfully, photographer James H. Evans was there to capture it in living color.

James H. Evans’s Ranch Project

Sep 25, 2014 By John Spong

The photographer from Big Bend known for stunning landscapes gets out of his comfort zone. Here, a first look at several images from his latest collection.

Bloodless Sport

May 9, 2014 By Katy Vine

Every year, some of Mexico’s very best matadors travel to a remote South Texas bullring—one of the few in this country—for no-kill fights. Their pageantry draws spectators by the busload.

Between Hell and Texas

Jan 21, 2013 By Jeff Salamon

Over the past year, state photographer Wyman Meinzer has roamed the Big Empty, documenting the drought’s toll. Will he ever take another pretty picture?

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He Saw the Light

Dec 1, 2008 By Jordan Breal

Wyman Meinzer takes the most amazing pictures of Texas skies you’ve ever seen. Here are seven unforgettable shots from his new book.

Searching for Santa

Dec 1, 1997 By Anne Dingus

This time of year, Yule find him hanging around East Texas: On lawns and roofs, he’s a Claus célèbre.

Lone Stars

Sep 30, 1977 By Pat Berry

You’ve met the stars of stage and screen. Now meet the stars of Texas.

The Other Texas

Apr 30, 1977 By Texas Monthly

Rio Grande City Michael Patrick Houston Suzanne Paul Austin Harry Boyd Rosenberg Joe Baraban Ingram Harry Boyd Hillsboro Nicolas Russell Martindale…