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 […]
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 […]
After riding my new Fuji Nevada mountain bike to the Edmond Liberty Fest Independence Day Parade with my Toyo VX-125 film camera loaded into my bicycle panniers, I found a spot across from UCO clock tower to capture this photo on Kodak TMAX-100 black and white film. It is always difficult to frame these photos […]
While at the Edmond Liberty Fest Parade I took this photo of antique cars driving in the parade. I never know the exact framing with my Toyo VX-125 film camera since I have to set it all up, compose through the viewfinder, close the leaf shutter in the lens, insert the film and then just […]