Revisiting Red River with George Barnett

George Barnett’s Polaroid photographs recount tales as timeless and storied as the woods themselves.  At only 20 years old, the Kentucky native offers furtive glimpses of not only the mystery found in nature, but also the inherent maturity.  Over the last 6 years of captured memories, Filson has become George’s weathered travel partner; a central subject in his surreal work as well as his means of toting cameras and equipment.I visited the Red River last July, a beautiful gorge in Eastern Kentucky that introduces us to the cluster of Appalachian mountains. I had a great experience shooting photos, taking in the fresh air and scenic views surrounding me. As I left, I knew I would soon return ...Read More