On Wednesday, Aug. 4,  Friends of the Thomaston Public Library’s Artists and Authors Among Us lecture series will continue with photographer Joyce Tenneson. The one-hour presentation will begin 7 p.m. in the library gym, located in the Thomaston Academy building, Main Street/Route 1.

Tenneson will show slides from her award-winning book “Intimacy: The Sensual Essence of Flowers.” During the lecture, she will show flowers she has photographed from around the world. It should be a delightful evening to sit back and enjoy nature and beauty at its very best.

Tenneson is among the most respected photographers of our time and has been described critically as one of America’s most interesting portrayers of the human character. Her work has appeared on countless covers for magazines such as Time, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine.

The program includes time for questions, and a small reception will be held. The series is are free to the public, but donations to the library are greatly appreciated.

Upcoming presenters include author Sandy Oliver, Aug. 18; artist Elizabeth Greenburg, Sept. 8; and artist Eric Hopkins, Sept. 15. For more information, contact the library at 354-2453.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to dernest@villagesoup.com.