Meet Marilyn Beitler – Queen Dirt Diva. Yes, this is THE Marilyn from Ajax Motorcycles. I have known Marilyn and Denny Bietler since the early 1980’s when I purchase my first Husquavarna motorcycle through them, back when Ajax Cycle was located in a strip mall on 89th Street in south OKC. Over the years they […]
Today is another mountain bike picture, but with my long-time friend and riding buddy from way back in the 1980’s – Patrick McFarlin. Pat was a friend of my wife’s uncle Gary Thorne. They rode dirt bikes together at the old Draper Lake riding area. I was riding street bikes at the time and eventually […]
Another mountain bike portrait for today’s 4x5x365 project. This image is a tad softer than yesterday’s but still usable since the darn negatives are so large.
I shot this 4×5 Kodak TMAX-100 sheet of film one day while mountain biking with friends at Draper Lake Mountain Bike Park in SE Oklahoma City. I coerced a few people to pose in front of my giant view camera for a quick portrait on their just-ridden mountain bike. Thankfully they had patience while I […]
I recently photographed a story for 405 Magazine titled “Enough to Drink” about the water needs of Oklahoma City, both past and present, and how people are working to reduce water consumption and conserve water in the future. My assignment took me to Draper Lake and Lake Hefner water treatment plants, to Norman to meet […]