Randal Ford

When you receive your L.L. Bean summer catalog in the mail this week, Randal Ford hopes you will pay close attention to the cover. Ford, a Texas-based photographer, re-created the classic cover illustration from spring 1956 during a long and difficult photo shoot at Acadia National Park last fall. It shows a father returning to camp with a tired girl on his shoulder and a couple of bass dangling from a line. He proudly displays his catch with an outstretched arm and a goofy smile, hoping to fend off a volley from his wife, who appears none too happy

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