I photographed this cover and feature story about recovery after the 2013 Moore tornado for Oklahoma Living in 2014. It was a fairly simple setup and the background was going to be “busy” for a cover photo. One trick to isolate your subject when you have a busy background is to use depth of field […]
Dirt Track Racing in Oklahoma When most people think auto racing, they think of the hard charging, fender banging racing in NASCAR, or the high tech open wheel racing that is Formula 1, or the explosive, high octane spectacle found at an NHRA drag race. Yet Oklahoma has none of this type of racing. The […]
My story on Canola in Oklahoma was just recently published in Oklahoma Living Magazine January 2013 edition. I spent several months over the summer of 2012 researching, interviewing, writing and photographing for this story. This was basically a self-assigned story that I pitched to Oklahoma Living Magazine editors in the spring of 2012. My wife […]
In 2009 I photographed pro motocross racer Justin Berry of Edmond, Oklahoma for the cover of Ride Oklahoma Magazine. Justin was a local rising star at the time. We shot at his family track in north Edmond on warm winter day. Justin and several friends came out to ride in the late afternoon sun.
In 2008 I had the opportunity to write and photograph one of the most moving stories I have ever covered. It involved 7 year old Kyle Bratcher. Kyle grew up watching his dad ride dirt bikes. As a toddler his heros were pro motocross racers Ricky Carmicael and Travis Pastrana. Kyle had posters in his […]