Rick Blacklaws was born in Calgary, Alberta, and came to B.C. in 1972 to complete his graduate studies in archaeology. Since then, he has traveled B.C., photographing the province in all its regions and seasons. Trained in landscape photography, Rick creates images that document people and their relationship to the land. Ranchland [2001] is his third book; his most recent title, The Fraser River [1996] (text by Alan Haig-Brown), won the 1997 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize. In 2020, he co-published with Carol Blacklaws, The Fraser: River of Life and Legend (Image West $34.95).

[BCBW 2020]