Young Navajo mother holding her child in Monument Valley, Arizona

Photographer Feature: Carol Highsmith

Suzanne Strong
Sep 21, 2020 · 9 min read

Capturing the beauty of America for 40 years.

Carol M. Highsmith is beginning the 40th year of the adventure of a lifetime — visually documenting America’s urban neighborhoods, small-town scenes, rural places, National Parks, vast open spaces, interiors of historic homes, festivals, and more. She is donating her life’s work, copyright and royalty-free, to the Library of Congress, where the…