Have you ever tried to get three small kids to hold still long enough to take a large format 4″x5″ photo? Not an easy task. The biggest challenge was from the time I had the camera focused and having them hold still until I could close the shutter, set the aperture and timer, load film, […]
I went to an AIGA meeting at Elemental Coffee in downtown Oklahoma City. After the informal meeting, I asked the members if I could take their picture with my 4×5 Toyo view camera.
I stop in for breakfast periodically at Virginia’s Restaurant in Edmond. It reminds me of an old-style country cafe, and I often see the same people in there each time I go. Virginia is the owner and head waitress. She pretty well knows exactly what I am going to order each time I stop in, […]
I attended an early morning AIGA meeting titled “Coffee for Creatives” at Elemental Coffee recently. When I walked in I met Bob, a homeless man selling the Curbside Chronicle. The Chronicle is a publication made specifically to help the homeless make a bit of money. They can buy copies and then sell them on the […]
Once I got done photographing my cousin Cindy Mathews with each of her horses, I had her bring both of her horses and her husband in for a photograph. I increased the aperture a bit to increase the depth of field so that both horses were in focus.