I have photographed this old building in Guthrie, Oklahoma several times, both on assignment and as a hobby. This is the first time I have photographed it with a 4×5 view camera. I was able to use the rise of the front standard on my Toyo View VX-125 large format film camera to keep the […]
During my recent morning photo session in Guthrie, my primary target was this old bar. It is on a backlot far away from most of the other cool buildings. To my knowledge, it has been operated as the same business for about the past 25 years, maybe longer. Sometimes I see a few cars around […]
I was in Guthrie early one morning before attending a funeral and used the time to capture some early-morning pictures with my film cameras. For this photo I used my Toyo View VX-125 and my 150 mm Rodenstock Sironar-N 5.6 lens to capture this photo on Kodak TMAX-100 film. I really liked the details in […]
I love taking portraits of real, everyday people I meet. What is difficult is asking people if I can take their picture. It requires me to put myself out there, but that is the way to get people to participate. I was photographing an old building in Guthrie when Luther walked by while he was […]
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.