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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 2, 2012 1B R00GIONAL F t INSIDE SECTION B: EDITORIAL AND OPINION . UPCOMING EVENTS ], RaisiT00g the bar Oak and spring hills, Temblor Range, Calif. Carr Clifton i storic watering hole opens as art center with master photographer's show Mount Ritter and Banner Peak, Thousand Island Lakes, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Calif. Carr Clifton T aylorsville resident Carr Clifton has been lauded as "one of the greatest living masters of outdoor and nature photography" ( Outdoor Photographer Magazine states that he is "truly a master." Digital Photo Magazine adds, "Carr Clifton has achieved iconic status in the world of nature photography." A rare local exhibition of Clifton's work will fill the walls as the first public event at Plumas Arts' new home in the newly remodeled Capitol Arts Center, formerly the Capitol Club bar, at 525 Main St., right across the street from the county courthouse. Visitors can meet Clifton and see the beautiful new community space at the opening re-" ception Friday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Clifton has spent 30 wilderness skills have allowed him entrance into the solitude of some of the world's most remote and least populated regions. His photographs regu- Sierra Club Books; "Wild & Scenic California," published by Brown'Trout Publishers; and "California Magnificent Wilderness," "New York, Images of the y appear in prestigious ....... Landscape andTie ...... . years exploring the en- publications such as ' Hudson, River hat Flows dangeredwild landscapes National Geographic, Life, Two Ways," published by most people will never know. An accomplished wilderness guide and traveler, Clifton is widely recognized for his distinc- tive and artistic land- scapes of remote regions. He has dedicated himself to his art, which, he says, "isn't only framing the image in the camera, but getting myself to the wildest places where I do my best work." Clifton's Geo, Outside Magazine, Smithsonian, Audubon, Natural History, Mountain Bike, Esquire, Travel Holiday, Outdoor Photog- rapher, Sunset and Sierra magazines. In addition to magazine credits this world-class photographer has pro- duced several books of his extraordinary body of work. Titles include "Wild by Law," published by Westcliffe. Clifton's most recent book project, currently on the Canadian best-seller list, is a collaborative effort with National Geographic explorer-in-residence and author Wade Davis. It is called "The Sacred Head- waters, The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena & Nass," and was released in November 2011. Clifton's captivating images accompany Davis' lyrical and informing story. Capturing some of the most beautiful and endangered lands in North America, Clifton spent nine weeks trekkinglundreds of miles of backcountry fraii8 aiR1 roads, logging 10 helicopter flights and covering a vast and mostly roadless area of approximately 15,000 square miles. Clifton's images are in high demand by an im- pressive list of advertising clients that include: Apple Computers, Jeep, Patagonia, Alaska Airlines, The Weather Channel, LL Bean, United Airlines, See Clifton, page 16B Rhododendrons and redwood forest, Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Redwood National Park, Calif. Carr Clifton Buffalo skull, Badlands National Park, S.D. Cart C fton I ii i :*] iliiii!]i: ' iii;tf t i i: itil L:it![i ' Iiii il :ii till t!l  ,l:lllii[iii iilt i Hli il Hli illii ltliH BI il [ILi tliil i!i [ikli' l!iL illlli ii; i -i  l :ii i,  l