After my mom’s graveside service in Eufaula, Kay and I took a weekend Jeep trip with my sister Carole Hanks and her husband – and my long-time friend Mark – to the Kiamichi Mountains of southeast Oklahoma. Talihina Our first night’s stay was in Talihina. We stayed at Hootie Creek Bed and Breakfast – a […]
Taking action photos with a 4×5 rail camera is always a challenge. I set up on this turn and hoped I would get some action with the long road in the background and some riders in the foreground. I was pretty happy with how this one turned out – no blurring despite shooting at ISO-100, […]
Once again I was able to photograph a cover for Oklahoma Living Magazine. I always like photographing their legislative issue, since I usually get to take portraits of leaders in our state government. It is always a challenge to do something new and different. This time the story was about civility in our state government, […]
For years I have wanted to camp while on a bicycle trip. My neighbor Geoff Detrich and I finally hooked up and rode from Edmond to Lake McMurtry on gravel roads. I camped overnight and rode home in strong headwinds and deep mud.
In 2014 I had the opportunity of spending a day with Congressman Frank Lucas and his wife Linda on their modest ranch in far western Oklahoma. My assignment was to simply document a typical Saturday at their ranch in western Oklahoma. Nothing was staged, I simply followed them around on their normal day. I was […]