I wanted to give you a peek into my short stay in Madison, Wisconsin. I was invited to a book signing with other authors at the University Club after The Society for Photographic Education‘s Thursday evening presentation was done. I wasn’t able to attend any of The Society for Photographic Education’s events but wish I could have. We drove down to Madison from Eau Claire and needed to be back in Eau Claire after the book event. I was able to meet many other authors including Carl Corey, Kevin Miyazaki, Jason Vaughn, and admire their books. Carl Corey’s book Tavern League, was one of the main inspirations for Blaze Orange. He also had his newest books, Along the Yellowstone Trail and For Love and Money. Kevin Miyazaki is a fellow Wisconsin Historical Society Press author with his new beautiful book Perimeter. Jason Vaughn book Hide is a fitting fit with Blaze Orange as it is filled with portraits of unique tree stands. We had a great time and we even stopped at the very unique and kinda creepy Ella’s Deli and Ice Cream Parlor on our way back home.
My local Blaze Orange book launch and book signing will be next week Saturday October 25th at 2pm at Books-a-Million.
4030 Commonwealth Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701. I hope to see many of you there.
Thank you to Bobbie Sue of Violet Photography and Design for the images of me at the event.
About the Author – Travis Dewitz is the owner of Dewitz Photography in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He has a deep passion for photography and loves environmental portraits along with documentary photography. Having lived in Wisconsin his whole life and growing up in the woods of western Wisconsin, Travis has an inside knowledge of the once a year whitetail gun hunting season. He personally knows the tradition and family ties to the cult like blaze orange wearing hunters that live for the 9 day season.
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