This photo provided by Jim Richardson, showing Ralph Fraser near Belleville with his water witcher, was one of the first images that inspired Richardson to begin photographing his native state in depth. This photograph is included in his show, "Vintage Kansas," which is hanging at Small World gallery in Lindsborg.
Photographer Jim Richardson on the Royal Scotsman train in Scotland.
Fresh growth carpets one of the last strongholds of tallgrass prairie on the continent. Much that remains of this once vast ecosystem lies here in the Flint Hills, saved from the plow by stubborn layers of stone jutting rawboned through thin soil. The April 2007 issue of National Geographic magazine features a 22-page spread about the Flint Hills, with photos by native Kansan Jim Richardson.
Photographer Jim Richardson is shown in Cornwall, England, after going out with a gig racing team. The photographer, who lives in Lindsborg, has had his work featured in National Geographic.