The Photographs That Stopped Us in Our Tracks in 2020

The Photographs That Stopped Us in Our Tracks in 2020

Pigeon racer Lelton Morse releasing a homing pigeon near his home, in Kingsbury.In any given year, editing photos for the pages (and webpages) of Texas Monthly is no simple task. And in 2020, “once-easy things like being able to send a photographer into a subject’s home, a restaurant’s kitchen, or on a drive to the Panhandle have of course been made complicated by how easily contractible and spreadable COVID-19 is,” says our photo editor Claire Hogan. But aside from a few context clues—Richard Linklater photographed in an empty movie theater, David Courtney (a.k.a. the Texanist) seen strolling along a desolate beach—you wouldn’t know that many of our images were taken during a pandemic. Photographers worked with us to safely shoot each subject, and our art department proceeded as usual to choose the images we would run. “When…View Original Post

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