It doesn’t get much better than meandering down a blacktop road at 40 mph in Osage County on a big single-cylinder thumper, the wind carrying the fragrant aroma of evergreen and honeysuckle, horses grazing in a nearby field, and my wife following me on her own bike, weaving along the twisty roads as if we […]
Elmer McCurdy and Bill Doolin were outlaws back around the time Oklahoma statehood. Elmer became somewhat famous AFTER he died and was actually involved in the filming of an episode of the “Six Million Dollar Man” in the 1970’s. Doolin was famous as a member of the Dalton gang. They are buried side-by-side in the Boot […]
I live close to historic turn-of-the-century Guthrie and often shoot photos there for various assignments. Today I was there after a recent rain (it has been raining for the entire month of May it seems!) Oklahoma Avenue is the “main street” of Guthrie and today there was nobody around. I parked across from the famed […]
My new project for 2015 – Me and a 50. I grab a 35mm camera, film or digital with ONLY a 50 mm lens – nothing else – and see what I can do. My goal is to travel small, light, and without any distractions or extra equipment, and see what I can come up with. These pictures were taken in Guthrie during the 89’er Day festivities on Friday night.
Guthrie is close to home and a place my wife Kay and I enjoy visiting. It is the one time capitol of Oklahoma and is undergoing a renaissance in the past 5 years or so. Susan Miller wrote a wonderful story about this youth movement and I had the opportunity of photographing the story. Below […]