The Faulkner County Library has announced the return of photographer Tim Ernst at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

This year’s program will feature brand new presentations with discussion and pictures from the new coffee table picture book Arkansas Portfolio III, This new picture book contains 124 new photographs that depict a variety of natural landscapes around Arkansas. This audio-visual program comes to life with moving photos and wonderful music that you really have to experience to believe.

Ernst is Arkansas’ Wilderness Photographer. He has been hiking, driving and crawling around the wonderful Ozark Mountains for most of his life, preserving the images he sees on film. 

His photographs have appeared in hundreds of national, regional and local publications. Some of his credits include National Geographic, Audubon, Backpacker, Outside, Outdoor Photographer, American Hiker, Natural History, Country, Chevy Outdoors and Arkansas Times magazines, Sierra Club and Hallmark calendars, National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service maps and brochures, Readers Digest Books, and The New York Times. 

Much of his time these days is spent teaching digital photography workshops in the Buffalo River Wilderness.