Slow Roads Tennessee: A Photographic Journey Down Timeless Byways by Jerry ParkSlow Roads Tennessee: A Photographic Journey Down Timeless Byways by Jerry Park

Slow Roads Tennessee: A Photographic Journey Down Timeless Byways

byJerry Park

Paper over Board | October 20, 2015

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Travel 20 - 25 miles away from the four urban centers of Tennessee and you'll see pretty much what you might have seen 50 or 75 years ago. Or even longer. Both the people and the scenery reflect the deep goodness and honored customs that have imbued this land for generations.Slow Roads Tennesseecaptures that essence in image and word. In order to portray the timelessness of the countryside, the artist stayed off the main roads and used a $25 plastic film camera with its inherent light leaks, soft focus, and dark corners, similar in look to cameras from another time. Two years and almost 11,000 slow road miles in the making, Park selected a single photograph from each of the state's 95 counties. He then composed short stories and a couple of poems that accompany 17 of the images that seemed to have something extra to convey. A warm, traditional, and reflective treasure ofSlow Roads Tennessee.
Jerry Park is a Southerner. Born and raised. His soul forever imprinted by his heritage. That means there's a story in everything he sees, and he tries to tell it in the resulting photograph. Tradition, loss, hope, tragedy, family and foolishness - all the themes we are drawn to in the best of southern literature, historical and fictio...
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Title:Slow Roads Tennessee: A Photographic Journey Down Timeless BywaysFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:127 pages, 10 × 9.5 × 0.98 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Clovercroft PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942557337

ISBN - 13:9781942557333

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