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Photography: Downtown OKC

Some 50 years ago my family lived downtown; I could walk to the the big metropolitan library in just a few minutes, cutting through back alleys and parking lots. Since then, it’s amazing how much has changed, and there’s all … Continue reading

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Photography: Framing Exercise

The loop was NE 4th to Bricktown, on both River Trails to Western, and then back via Eagle Lake and Ray Trent Park. Today I worked on composition, particularly framing. This image is the north bank River Trail, looking southwest … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

Photographers know that sometimes the beauty is the whole scene, and sometimes it is some small portion hidden in the middle of a lot of clutter. I don’t choose the images; they call to me and I shoot. It speaks … Continue reading

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Crystal Bay Trails — Don’t Waste Your Time

It’s a disaster. If you are hiking, it’s not so bad. If you are riding, it’s not merely challenging, it’s dangerous. The place has suffered serious neglect, so unless you are a fan of self-abuse, don’t waste your time riding … Continue reading

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More OEF Draper Trails

OEF is the abbreviation for Oklahoma Earthbike Fellowship. Actually this is not my scene. Today on the OEF Draper Trails I stopped a couple of times to commune with the forest. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a great workout and … Continue reading

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Draper Mountain Bike Trails

You can find the official website here. It includes a link to download the PDF map, but that map is out of date by some years. The trails generally have even more loops and switchbacks than drawn in with colored … Continue reading

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A Little More about the Trails

This was the view from the White Trail on the way down to the creek. It’s a little tough to shoot pictures while zipping around out there. However, this view was a high spot above the initial open field near … Continue reading

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