Photographer Jonno Rattman spent a week photographing the Central Valley for Bay Nature’s summer 2019 cover story, “A Time of Reckoning”. He was struck, as he traveled, by the near total absence of people — it was, he says, one of the brightest, emptiest landscapes he’s ever worked in.
Reckoning in the Central Valley
“Reckoning in the Central Valley” is a collaboration between Bay Nature and KQED Scienceexamining how climate change is laying bare the vulnerabilities of California agriculture.
Jonno Rattman is a photographer and master printer. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, among other publications. Rattman was recognized as one of Photo District News' 30 Emerging Photographer to Watch in 2015. jonnorattman.com
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