In Henderson County, volunteer sleuths are trying to identify some 75,000 photographs spanning a century of everyday life in western North Carolina.
Randolph Community College trains plenty of talented people to become photographers. Here are the stories of seven regular Our State contributors, told with their own words and pictures.
One of the top photography programs on the East Coast can be found at a small community college in Asheboro, where old-school film techniques prepare artists to work in the digital age.
Bob Timberlake, one of the South’s most celebrated painters, turns North Carolina landscapes into visual stories. At 80, he, and his art, have more to tell.
Record-breaking temperatures swept across much of the eastern United States in the winter of 1985, but nowhere was quite as frigid as Mount Mitchell.
In a clapboard house on East Front Street, a pioneering female photographer began a distinguished career, one that included taking aerial shots from a Wright brothers plane.
At this thrift store turned living museum, the artists and exhibits are constantly changing, but the materials remain the same.
For more than half a century, a photographer from Lexington documented the lives of local people, collecting ordinary moments to create an extraordinary legacy.
For two boys who’ve grown up in a world of instant digital connections, there’s still wonder in waiting for a Polaroid picture.