My Kansas

Back in 2011, the Kansas Department of Commerce, Travel and Tourism Division, published a spectacular 160-page collection of best-of-Kansas scenes by the best Kansas photographers. This book, My Kansas: A Photographic Journey Across the Sunflower State, may now be easier to borrow than to buy. But if you can find a copy, by all means…

The Book of Clouds

Here’s a hefty photo book that anyone who likes to keep an eye on the sky will enjoy.  The Book of Clouds by John A. Day provides an interesting look at atmospheric phenomena that can serve multiple purposes. First, the clouds and optical effects we see in the sky on a regular basis are grouped…

Extraordinary Chickens

Looking for a unique gift for the chicken fan of the family? Here’s a favorite! Photographer Stephen Green-Armytage has captured the personalities, breed differences, and striking good looks of chickens of all shapes and sizes in two books: Extraordinary Chickens and Extra Extraordinary Chickens. Disheveled crests, unusual combs, feathered feet, colorful plumage—it’s all represented. Even…