Stream Origins

By  |  May 19, 2015
The confluence of Clearfield Creek and Turner Run, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania The confluence of Clearfield Creek and Turner Run, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Artist: Scott Jost

Project: Source and Confluence: Exploring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Location: Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware

Description: Source and Confluence, by Scott Jost, explores the origins and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Through his images of floods and rapids, scenic overlooks and weedy river banks, Jost searches for signs of balance between human interests and natural systems.


Scott Jost teaches photography and design at Bridgewater College in Virginia.

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Iowa City. His work focuses on water issues ranging from recreation and sustainability to exploitation and abuse. Jeff currently teaches photography at the University of Iowa. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.