Dec. 6 7:00 p.m. Waterman Memorial Lounge, University of Vermont. Talk and photo display. The Last of the Hill Farms: Echoes of Vermont's Past. Richard W. Brown is considered one of America’s foremost photographers of rural life and the New England landscape. For over 30 years he has searched with his camera for the unspoiled soul of this region. His photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including Audubon, National Wildlife, Vermont Life, and The NewYorkTimes. More than 20 books of his photographs have been published world-wide.