Backstage at the Pastures of Plenty Between 2018 and 2019 I did some horsetrading and upgraded my Hasselblad 500C/M to a 503cx. I also acquired a Hasselblad Nr. 45071 pistol grip so I could mount a Vivitar 285HV Zoom Thyristor flash in place of my bulkier Sunpak 622. But otherwise I took these pictures with the same equipment and film as last… Read More …
Medium Format Photography
A pair of Oklahoma’s premier songwriters sharing a stage should draw a crowd. But if it’s Monday night the week before finals in a university town, maybe not.
In 1957 a young architect named Herb Greene returned to his alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, to teach. Working alongside his former professor modernist Bruce Goff and others, he helped develop the American School of architecture.
My friend RT Valine and his wife Jackie were visiting the Bureau one evening and we got to discussing food and cooking. The Valines live in rural Allen, Oklahoma. When the conditions are right, they have access to wild morel mushrooms.
I took the same medium format gear to the Pastures of Plenty backstage as I had on Thursday and Friday. I’ve already written about the facilities improvements to the outdoor venue. Unless you care to read about them, I
I took the same medium format gear backstage to the Pastures of Plenty as I had on Thursday. I’ve already written extensively about the fantastic facilities improvements […]
As most Woodyfest supporters know, festival favorite Audrey Auld Mezera died of complications from cancer three years ago. The Tasmanian native was known for her flaming red hair, her wry humor, and her kind and boisterous personality.
past Independence Day, my best friend and photographic conspirator Joe Crumley and I drove to see the abandoned Gandini Circus camp in Edmond. It was a great dissapointment — most of the structures are gone, and overgrown greenery obscured the rest, making it unsuitable to photograph. We decided to go south to a ghost town in Pottawatamie County. We didn’t… Read More …
On the same weekend that Joe and I traveled to Roosevelt, we stopped to photograph several other small towns. Our
is a small, all-but-abandoned town in western Oklahoma. According to the latest census, the population numbers 248. Today it’s known as a massive automobile morgue: several auto salvage companies have set up shop there, and today the corpses of cars and trucks outnumber the living. The town once boasted a beautiful Art Deco high school, and across the… Read More …