Laurence Parent

Laurence Parent is a freelance photographer and writer specializing in landscape, nature, and travel subjects. His work has appeared in Texas Highways, Texas Monthly, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sierra, Natural History, Outside, Backpacker, Men’s Journal, Travel and Leisure, Newsweek, and the New York Times. Additionally, he has been the photographer and/or author of more than forty books.

 

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  1. Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites
    Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans’ one-stop source for information on great places to camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2018
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Texas State Cemetery
    Those who fought great battles, negotiated historic treaties, and wrote the laws that brought Texas into being lie at rest in the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. So do a host of writers and educators, astronauts and athletes,... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2011
    Hardback | £34.00
  3. Big River, Rio Grande

    Big River, Rio Grande

    Photographed by Laurence Parent, Written by David Baxter, Foreword by Andrew Sansom

    Series Corrie Herring Hooks Series

    University of Texas Press

    Many people know the Rio Grande as a recreational river—a place for float trips through the canyons of Big Bend; for fishing at Lakes Amistad and Falcon; for archaeological study of ancient pictographs at the river's confluence... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2009
    Hardback | £34.00
  4. Big Bend National Park

    Big Bend National Park

    Photographed by Laurence Parent, Written by Joe Nick Patoski

    Series Bill and Alice Wright Photography Series

    University of Texas Press

    Big Bend National Park is one of the few places left in America where a person can literally get away from it all. Nestled in the great bend of the Rio Grande that forms one of the most distinctive features of the silhouette of... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2006
    Hardback | £28.99
  5. Texas Coast

    Texas Coast

    Photographed by Laurence Parent, Written by Joe Nick Patoski

    University of Texas Press

    The Texas coast attracts everyone—children playing in the surf and building sand castles; high school and college students partying at spring break; adults easing workaday stresses by beachcombing, birding, fishing, or just... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2005
    Hardback | £24.99
  6. Texas Mountains

    Texas Mountains

    Photographed by Laurence Parent, Written by Joe Nick Patoski

    University of Texas Press

    Shortlisted, Finalist, "Mountain Image" Category, Banff Mountain Book Festival, 2002Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library Association.  Some of the most beautiful views in Texas are also the most remote. Seemingly endless... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2001
    Hardback | £34.00