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Photography

Marfa, Filtered through Instagram

Jan 21, 2013 By Sonia Smith

Dallas-based photographer Allison V. Smith took over Texas Monthly's Instagram account during her trip to Marfa this weekend. Here are some highlights from her trip.

Pretty Ugly

Jan 20, 2013 By Jim Lewis

Why a lavish two-volume attack on the border fence, with photos by Maurice Sherif, misses the mark.

Light in the Darkness

Jan 20, 2013 By John Spong

The title of James Evans’s new series of Big Bend photographs is “The Camera Never Sleeps.” It doesn’t matter, apparently, that the photographer does.

Dirt and Light

Jan 20, 2013 By rebeccasolnit

James H. Evans has been photographing Big Bend for twenty years. But never before has it looked so, well, big.

Holy Smoke

Jan 20, 2013 By Wyatt McSpadden

For photographer Wyatt McSpadden, the barbecue joints of Texas are soot-stained temples of meat and their pitmasters solemn keepers of an old-time religion.

Wyatt’s World

Jan 20, 2013 By Jordan Breal

Thirty years after he took his first photograph for us—of charming kook Stanley Marsh 3—contributing photographer Wyatt McSpadden looks back on his extraordinary career and tells the stories behind some of our favorite images.