I was going through some film recently and ran across this image I had shot of my father while he was on dialysis. I had forgotten about taking this photo with my Pentax 6×7. He did a lot of sleeping during the last couple of years of his life (he passed away September 15, 2014) […]
As a commercial and editorial photographer in Oklahoma City, I normally carry a wide range of lenses and cameras when I am out working for clients. But when it is just me and family, I often just carry a camera mounted with my favorite lens – a Nikon 50 mm prime. These are photos that […]
THIS is why I still shoot large format film. I shot this photo of my father in January 2014 and just now developed it in April 2015. My heart skipped a beat when I pulled it out of the wash. It was a very difficult shot to take and luck was on my side.
After mom and dad met the relationship quickly blossomed. Dad was smitten. He worked for his brother Tommy in Oklahoma City on a paving crew during the week. On Friday night he would fire up his ’56 Ford and head out Highway 9 towards his hometown of Eufaula where my mom worked in her family’s […]
While my dad was in the hospital recently and not in good health, I asked him to tell the story about how he and my mom met. I had heard this many times. His face just lit up and his eyes sparkled when he started telling this story. He could barely speak and get the […]