Photo Documentary: Argonaut Cycles in Portland, Oregon

For my second subject in the Oregon Framebuilders project, I went to visit Ben Farver of Argonaut Cycles in Portland, Oregon. He has a beautiful shop; it must be a true joy to come to work everyday. Particularly when you can bring a four-legged friend!

For more info about Argonaut Cycles, you can can visit Ben's website at

Photo Documentary: Strawberry Bicycle in Portland, Oregon

I'm very pleased to be starting an exciting project documenting an amazing group of artisans. I'll be creating environmental portraits and photo essays of various custom bicycle framebuilders throughout the state of Oregon.

I'm particularly excited about my first subject, Andy Newlands of Strawberry Bicycle in Portland, Oregon. He has been handbuilding lugged, steel bicycle frames (brass brazed) for 38 years now. Of particular note in his build style is his use of his own investment-cast rear wishbone. If you'd like to learn more about Strawberry Bicycle, you can go to

Fantasy Photography: Juliet

For this fantasy photography shoot, I asked a lovely young lady whom I've done a bridal portrait with before to yet again don the wedding dress and trappings and she obliged. It proved a particularly fruitful shoot for Meaghan Mackey's hair and make-up portfolio (