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Mustangs | Spirit of the Shrinking West

Mustangs | Spirit of the Shrinking West, National Geographic Magazine


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About Olson & Farlow

Melissa Farlow and Randy Olson are photojournalists in the documentary tradition. Even though they are published in LIFE, GEO, Smithsonian and other magazines, they have primarily photographed for the National Geographic Society on over 50 assignments that have taken them to 50 countries over the past 20 years.

They normally work individually, but have co-produced National Geographic Magazine stories on Northern California, National Parks and the Alps. They photographed a joint book project on the Southern United States and have collaborated on over 70 books with other photographers that are published by Collins Publishers, National Geographic and others.

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Random Journal Excerpt From a Remote Location

Keeping track

I repack my sleeping stuff so the tarp is on top and then the headlamp so you can throw the tarp and then set up in the dark …living out of a car for two months can get completely out of control without some kind of order…everything is packed in descending order of importance…the most important is strapped on me in a money belt… everything in Georgia will be paid in cash…planes…minibus…fixer etc…  Next important are my pockets…one with a Turkish cell phone…one with a US cell phone… then the backpack with clothes, coffee making equipment, emergency food…