A few years ago I had a fun assignment to photograph working cow ranches across Oklahoma – one in southeast Oklahoma, one in north central Oklahoma, and another in far western Oklahoma. These are photos from rounding up cattle one morning on a ranch in western Oklahoma.
Earlier in 2013 I worked on a story about guest ranches for Oklahoma Today Magazine and visited Island Ranch, located in north central Oklahoma near Ames. The ranch has been in the same family for many generations and was originally settled right after the Cherokee Strip was opened. It is still family operated and they […]
This is the second part of my story about an assignment for Oklahoma Today Magazine… Once the cattle roundup was complete, it was time to start branding cattle. Well, branding and ear tagging and vaccinating, and, shall we say, turning baby bulls into steers. Since it was the middle of a hot summer, Justin’s cowboy […]
A recent assignment by Oklahoma Today Magazine sent me to northwest Oklahoma to the Howard Ranch, just north of Woodward. My job was to photograph ranch guests enjoying the cowboy lifestyle. Unfortunately it was the middle of the summer and HOT, so Justin Howard, the ranch owner, didn’t have any guests at the ranch. Instead […]