American Photo magazine features a 12 page article on Robert Glenn Ketchum in the March/April 2010 issue. If you are not familiar with Ketchum, he was mentored by Eliot Porter, and has continued and expanded on Porter’s environmental attitude with his photography.
Ketchum’s images have been credited with convincing congress to pass the Tongass Timber Reform Act in 1990. His photographic monographs are used as environmental advocacy tools. Published by Aperture, the books contain stunning images that document the condition of America’s open spaces.
Do yourself a favor and buy a copy of American Photo to read more about the impact Robert Glenn Ketchum’s photography continues to make.