Nebraska Authors

Georg Joutras

Born 1962

Known for his books and contributions to books, Joutras's latest project is his film, Ocean of Grass: Life on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch, completed in 2017 and described as experiential, immersive documentary capturing a year in the life of a 130 year old Nebraska Sandhills ranch. He has also published the book A Way of Life: Ranching on the Plains of America, 2011, a multi-year photographic study of the McGinn Ranch on the border of Blaine and Custer counties in Nebraska.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Visual Work


Photography; Nebraska subjects; Great Plains subjects; Nebraska in photography; Landscape photography; Wildlife photography


Cinematographer, Film Editor, Director, Digital Colorist, Professional landscape and wildlife photographer

Places Worked



Along the Edge of Daylight: Photographic Travels From Nebraska and the Great Plains. 2005.
The National Grasslands. 2006. (Photographs for collaborative work with Francis Moul)
Seeing the Light of Day. 2011.
A Way of Life: Ranching on the Plains of America. 2011.
Ocean of Grass: Life on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch. 2017. (Documentary Film)

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