In 2016 I had an assignment to photograph Oklahoma State Senator Mike Schulz at his cotton farm in southwest Oklahoma.
On my way to New Mexico, I took the backroads at El Reno and passed this fairly new John Deere swather waiting for the day’s work. I turned my Jeep Wrangler around and went back and spent a few minutes photographing this scene with my Toyo VX-125 large-format film camera. The cloudy skies made it […]
I always love assignments from Oklahoma Living Magazine. Most are centered around people, and I love photographing people. In this case, I was assigned to photograph a story about Gene Rowe, a farmer in southwest Oklahoma. The story was written by Adam Calaway, one of my favorite writers, so I knew it was going to […]
I met Senator Mike Schulz while on an assignment to photograph him for the cover of Oklahoma Living Magazine. We met before daylight on his farm in far southwest Oklahoma. He was excited to meet with me and very cooperative. I enjoy meeting people and getting to know them through my camera. As I was […]
My portrait of Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Jim Reese won second place at the Cooperative Communication Associate Institute awards ceremony in Omaha, Nebraska. I photographed Mr. Reese for my long time client Oklahoma Living Magazine, which is published by the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives. They entered the photo in CCAI’s national awards competition and […]