Photo Essay

Sports |
October 8, 2019

More Than a Game

One month after a man from Plano drove to El Paso and murdered 22 people, a high school football game between the two communities became a chance to heal.

The Culture |
September 21, 2016

A Love Unearthed

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.

Travel & Outdoors |
February 24, 2016

Bloom of the Century

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.

Sports |
May 9, 2014

Bloodless Sport

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.

From the Archives: Photo Essay |
January 21, 2013

Between Hell and Texas

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?

Feature |
December 1, 2008

He Saw the Light

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

Texas History |
April 30, 1977

The Other Texas

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