Suter, JimJim Suter began taking snapshots as a child using a Kodak 126 instamatic camera. Being the youngest of seven boys, his father taught all of them photography and helped hone their skills. Once in high school, Jim was given his dad’s Pentax Spotmatic 35mm film camera and lenses and learned how to shoot photos all manual. His photos ran the gamut of subject matter but his interest gravitated toward nature, from landscapes and animals to the beauty of sunsets and sunrises.
After about 20 years away from photography, Jim was introduced to digital when a friend lent him a DSLR. Needless to say, the bug bit Jim once again. Now tens of thousands of photos later, he continues to capture the often unnoticed while traveling the back roads in rural Texas. His passion is photographing off the beaten path. The industrial and agricultural presence in rural Texas to the smallest wildflower, often only seen as a blur in life’s fast lane. A favorite quote says, “God creates the beauty. My camera and I are a witness.”
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