This 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 […]
On the same weekend that Joe and I travelled to Roosevelt, we stopped in several other small towns and took photographs. Our first stop was Tuttle, where I saw this granary next to the railroad tracks. I also took a shot of it with a Leica IIIf, but forgot to pull out the collapsible lens, […]
Roosevelt 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 […]
This is an example of a portrait made using x-ray film and a modified “Rembrandt” lighting setup. I used a film formerly manufactured and marketed by Kodak, now sold under the name Carestream Half-Speed-Blue (CHSB). Like most x-ray film […]
Friends and family of 25 year-old Norman resident Dayna Cannon gathered at the Deli on Thursday for a benefit concert featuring the Tequila Songbirds. The event raised over 300 dollars to fund the Sprint4Sarcoma 5K & 1M Fun Run, to be held next Saturday at Stars and Stripes Park in Oklahoma City. The run will […]
Featuring the music of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, Friday and Saturday’s performances of The King of Queen played to sold out houses at Oklahoma City’s The Boom.
Continuing on the heels of his successful Roger Miller, John Prine, and Smiths tribute shows, last month musician Jerrod Beck presented another great show with the help of many talented local musicians […]