New Book About a Fur Trapper Tests the Boundaries of Documentary Photography

March 15, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Ron Jude

In Lick Creek Line, Ron Jude melds images of a fur trapper working his trap line with photos of a nearby resort community. To see more images from the book, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

Ron Jude’s new book Lick Creek Line is ostensibly a story about a fur trapper in Central Idaho. But underlying his photographs, which follow the man as he checks his trap lines in a wild area being developed as a resort community, are questions and ideas about what can be learned or known about a person or place through documentary...

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