About the Photographer and AuthorOliver Schuchard has achieved a nationwide reputation as a landscape photographer. Having studied with Ansel Adams, Schuchard has been deeply influenced by Adams's vision of landscape, depicting subjects in both minute detail and panorama while giving equal force to both. His photographs have appeared in numerous books, most recently Exploring Missouri's Legacy: State Parks and Historic Sites (University of Missouri Press). A recent recipient of the Kemper Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence, Schuchard is Professor of Art at the University of Missouri-Columbia.Steve Kohler, a native Missourian, is a journalist and freelance writer who grew up floating and fishing the Current and Jacks Forks rivers as well as many other free-flowing Ozark streams. He lives in rural St. Francois County.