Tag Archives: Documentary

Cidering

For several years my oldest brother has been bottling his own signature apple cider made from the wild fruit of the Willamette Valley.  It is a dark, full-bodied concoction, never pasteurized and never diluted.  Since my brother first started making … Continue reading

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Wedding in The Bayou State

Ryan Cason and Charlotte Tateoka were married in Baton Rouge Louisiana on Saturday October 12, 2013.  They had one reception in Utah and one in Coushatta, LA – Ryan’s hometown.  I’ve known Ryan since he was my roommate in college … Continue reading

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Stonyford: Final Thoughts

I took this photo just off of main street in Stonyford.  It is peaceful and serene – idyllic.  But what I have not written about (and what my photos do not show) is the wild and woolly nature of rodeo … Continue reading

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Calf Roping

What’s going on here?  Why does it look like the calf is being pulled off stage by a vaudeville hook a la The Muppet Show?  The calf has actually just been flipped by the cowboy and the rope is tied … Continue reading

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This Guy

The best thing about this photo is that the rider didn’t fall off.  In fact, I think as far as bareback bronc riding goes, this is perfect form.

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The Ride

Within the sport of bronco riding there are two categories: saddle broncs and barebacks. Saddle bronc riders have the advantage of putting their legs in stirrups; bareback bronc riders cling to the horse with just one hand.  I imagine it … Continue reading

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Bull Riders and Bullfighters

Bull riders are the rock stars of the rodeo.  They ride the biggest, toughest animals and risk the most with every turn out of the chute.  When the bull riders take the arena, everyone stops to watch. Stonyford was a … Continue reading

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