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C.C. Lockwood (1998)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, Mississippi River

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1998-08-28

Duration: 00:25:08

Subjects: Lockwood, C. C., 1949- | Photographers | Photography | Nature | Wildlife | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Environment


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Lockwood, C.C. Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from August 28, 1998, features an interview with C.C. Lockwood conducted by Gus Weill. Lockwood is a nature photographer best known for photographing the Atchafalaya Basin. He discusses: becoming interested in photography while working on “The Reveille,” the LSU student newspaper; his move into wildlife photography; the Atchafalaya Basin and its wildlife; living alone on a houseboat; the people who live in the swamp; photographing bears; his photography project on the Mississippi River; coming back to reality after long sessions of solitude; environmental concerns; his work with National Geographic; his film about the Atchafalaya; teaching; and future projects.