Texas photography

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

May 5, 2022 | By John Nova Lomax

With major contributions to the two most famous tornado movies of all time, Texans loom over the cinematic subgenre of “films featuring tornadoes.” First, we have Galveston native King Vidor, who survived that city’s great hurricane of 1900.

Actor Jason Lee Seeks Beauty in the Mundane in New Galveston Photo Book

January 4, 2022 | By John Nova Lomax

Editor’s Note: Picture Perfect

December 24, 2020 | By Emily Roberts Stone

Photography frequently tops the list of what our readers enjoy most about Texas Highways. To kick off our 47th year of capturing Texas’ beauty, I asked Photo Editor Brandon Jakobeit to give us a peek behind the lens and answer some of our most common photography inquiries.

Photographer John Dyer Drove 5,500 Miles to Document Texas’ Outer Limits

October 31, 2019 | By

In the spring of 2019, John Dyer set out to see what the edge looked like close up. Dyer is a San Antonio-based commercial photographer who has authored photography books on vaqueros and conjunto music, written two novels, directed several short films, and shot numerous magazine covers including Selena for the May 1995 issue of Texas Monthly. But he’d never taken on a project quite like this.

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