Athens is a mix of eclectic communities - people bound by shared values and place. From the college-aged youth living in a co-op house in town to the secluded culture of people living in the hollers - people create the divergent and funky soul of this place.
Green thumbs and green horns share gardening secrets and advice at the Athens Community Food Initiatives garden. They represent the generosity of the Athens culture providing food not only for themselves, but also for community members in need.
The Athens area is full of forward-thinking people: folks who break the mold or do things one wouldn’t expect. These progressive individuals, presented through portraits, challenge popular notions of Appalachia.
The Hocking Hills region of Southeast Ohio boasts six state parks on more than 11,000 acres of protected land. These photographs explore the areas abundant natural wonders of waterfalls, wildflowers and wildlife.