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“Losing Ground”, 2014 | All photos by Cate Colvin Sampson

Vanishing Land

Artist: Cate Colvin Sampson

Project: All the Place You’ve Got

Description: All the Place You’ve Got  by Cate Colvin Sampson explores the communities of the vanishing South Louisiana hinterlands. The series is inspired by the conservationist writings of Wendell Berry and Mike Tidwell.

Cate Colvin Sampson is a historic process and documentary photographer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sampson is the 2015 grant recipient of the Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography, issued by the New Orleans Photo Alliance.

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Jeff Rich

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jeff currently teaches photography at Coastal Carolina University. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.