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Videos Filmed on Location

Patricia Smart
Focuses mainly on the
East Coast and parts of the West, and wherever else invited or tempted by her unstoppable curiosity.
Rebecca Blake Beech

Mostly researches the Midwest but also the literary hot spots of Texas, California, New England, or anywhere her amazing eye for photography leads.

Katie Smart

Has been mapping state and national road trips and trails since before she could drive and scopes out literary places deserving a spotlight.