Robert Rausch (cover photography) is “addicted to triathlons” and lives on a farm in Alabama with his four kids, creeks, ponds, cats, dogs, chickens, cows, gardens, orchards, and bees (“I love my bees”). For his first photography job, he hand-colored his prints after finding out the client wanted color, not black and white. He’s fond of the color blue (today), makes a mean gravy with biscuits, and is the artistic director for Serenbe, a sustainable living community. He has his fingers in many pies, whether art-directing books, teaching, photographing, building chicken coops, or designing textiles, logos, and light fixtures. His favorite ...

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