Jim's Cover Photos

Jim's photos have appeared on 37 book, magazine, and newspaper covers, ranging from Fodors guides to The New York Times. Here they are.
:  County, Wraparound of The Photographer's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway, 1st Ed, issued by Countryman Press in Spring 2010; all photography and text by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.042.]
A pre-press "flat" of the cover for The Photographer's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The New York Times Travel Section

North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park, New York Times Travel Section cover for Apr 26, 1998; photo of the road up Grandfather Mountain. [Ask for #990.139.] 
NC: Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park, Switchbacks on approach road, mid-way up mountain. View east towards Grandfather Mountains Highlands Games, in bkgd. [Ask for #235.069.]
NC: Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park, Switchbacks on approach road, mid-way up mountain. View east towards Grandfather Mountains Highlands Games, in bkgd. [Ask for #235.069.]
  • Jim is the author of the Explorer's Guides and the Photographer's Guides shown on this page, as well as the photographer.

  • Jim supplied the photography for the five Compass Guides and recieved title page credit as photographer.

  • In addition to the cover photographs, British Heritage magazine has published 78 long-form essays by Jim.

Compass American Guide to North Carolina

Five Editions

:  County, Cover of "Compass American's North Carolina", Fifth Edition, photographed by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.024.] 
North Carolina, Front cover of Compass American Guide "North Carolina", 4th edition, written by Sheila Turnage and photographed by Jim Hargan; cover photo by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.050.] 
:  County, Cover of the book, "North Carolina (3rd Ed)", by Shiela Turnage with photos by Jim Hargan; published by Compass American (Fodors), 2002 [Ask for #990.010.] 
North Carolina, Front cover of Compass American Guide "North Carolina", 2nd edition, written by Sheila Turnage and photographed by Jim Hargan; cover photo by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.048.] 
North Carolina, Front cover of Compass American Guide "North Carolina", 1st edition, written by Sheila Turnage and photographed by Jim Hargan; cover photo by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.049.] 

Explorer's Guide:
Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains

Four Editions

North Carolina, Front cover of "The Explorer's Guide to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains", 4th Edition, written and photographed, including cover shot, by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.047.] 
Cover of "The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains: An Explorer's Guide", Third Edition, written and photographed by Jim Hargan. 
Cover of the book, "The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains: An Explorers Guide, 2nd Edition", by Jim Hargan; published by Countryman Press (WW Norton), Apr 2005 
North Carolina, Front cover of "The Explorer's Guide to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains", 4th Edition, written and photographed, including cover shot, by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.046.] 

Explorer's Guide:
North Carolina

North Carolina: The Great Smoky Mtns Region, Swain County, Great Smoky Mountains Nat. Park, Newfound Gap Road, Thomas Ridge, Front cover of North Carolina: An Explorer's Guide, 1st Ed, issued by Countryman Press in Fall 2010; all photography and text by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.044.] 

Explorer's Guide:
The Shenandoah Valley & Mountains of the Virginias

VA: Southern Mountains Region, Floyd County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Meadows of Dan Area, Mabry Mill, MP 176, "The Shenandoah Valley and the Mountains of the Virginias: An Explorer's Guide", cover by Jim Hargan; Mabry Mill, on the Blue Ridge Parkway [Ask for #990.023.] 

Other Books

SC, Jim's photo of wisteria by a gas light in Charleston is on the cover of Great Destinations: The Charleston, Savannah & Coastal Islands Book, 5th Ed (2004) [Ask for #990.061.] 
TN, Jim's photo of rhododendrons in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is on the cover of 50 Hikes in the Tennessee Mountains, 2nd Ed, published in 2001. [Ask for #990.060.] 
TN, Jim's photo of Cades Cove, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is on the cover of 50 Hikes in the Tennessee Mountains, 1st Ed (by Doris Grove), 2001 [Ask for #990.059.] 
:  County, Cover of The Photographer's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway, 1st Ed, issued by Countryman Press in Spring 2010; all photography and text by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.041.] 
North Carolina: The Great Smoky Mtns Region, Swain County, Great Smoky Mountains Nat. Park, Newfound Gap Road, Thomas Ridge, Front cover of The Photographer's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway, 1st Ed, issued by Countryman Press in Fall 2010; all photography and text by Jim Hargan. [Ask for #990.043.] 
North Carolina, Cover of America the Beautiful: North Carolina, 1st Ed, issued by Firefly Press in Fall 2009; all photography by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.032.] 
North Carolina, Cover of "North Carolina Impressions" by Jim Hargan; rhododendrons on the Blue Ridge Parkway [Ask for #990.025.] 
North Carolina: South Coast Region, Bladen County, Elizabethtown Area, Jones Lake State Park, Jim Hargan's photo used for cover of Crusoe's Island, a book by Heather Ross Miller. Sunset on the Bladen Lakes. [Ask for #990.056.] 

Magazines

North Carolina, Jim's photo of a horse eating snow off a split rail fence at the Pioneer Farm Museum, Great Smoky Mountains Nat Pk, is on the cover of Our State, Jan 2007 [Ask for #990.064.] 
North Carolina, Jim's photo of the Jackson County Courthouse is on the cover of Our State, Nov 2006 [Ask for #990.066.] 
North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Watauga County, Boone Area, Valle Crucis, Mast General Store, Our State Cover for March 2006; Mast General Store [Ask for #990.137.] 
North Carolina: Central Mountains Region, Buncombe County, The Great Craggy Mountains, Weaverville, Zebulon Vance Birthplace, Our State cover for Feb 2006; Vance Birthplace in snow. [Ask for #990.138.] 
North Carolina, Jim's photo of a porch at the Cradle of Forestry in America, is on the cover of Our State, Aug 2005 [Ask for #990.065.] 
North Carolina, The April 1998 issue of Our State featured a photo of tulips at Tyron Palace by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.057.] 
:  County, Cover of the magazine, "Our State" (Jan 1997), featuring cover photo of a potter's studio by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.012.] 
North Carolina: The Great Smoky Mtns Region, Swain County, Tuckaseegee Valley, Bryson City, Our State cover for August 1995; vegetable stand outside Bryson City [Ask for #990.136.] 
North Carolina, The January 1995 issue of Our State featured a photo of a small town courthouse by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.058.] 
SC, Jim's photo of the Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock NC is on the cover of Carolina Country magazine, Apr 2009 [Ask for #990.062.] 
ENG: South West Region, Cornwall, Front cover of British Heritage magazine for January 2010, a photo of sea cliffs at Lands End in Cornwall, by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.055.] 
ENG: Southern Region, Dorset, Front cover of British Heritage magazine for July 2007, a photo of Thomas Hardy's boyhood cottage in Dorset, by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.053.] 
ENG: East Anglia Region, Cambridgeshire, The Fens, Ely, Front cover of British Heritage magazine for March 2007, a photo of Ely's docks on the Ouse River, in the Cambridgeshire Fens, by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.054.] 
ENG: East Midlands Region, Rutland, Front cover of British Heritage magazine for May 2005, a photo of a windmill in Rutland, by Jim Hargan [Ask for #990.052.] 
Cover of the magazine, "British Heritage" (May 2004), featuring cover photo and story by Jim Hargan, "Leeds: Castle of Queens" 
North Carolina, Jim's photo of a tree-lined street in Charlotte on the cover of American Forest magazine, Aug 2005 [Ask for #990.063.] 
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