Portfolio -for DAH

These are some of my photographs for a family in Oregon that still operate a full service cattle ranch. With thousands of cattle and 40,000 acres of land they still do all the ranching by horseback and the entire family travels from all over the states to participate in the roundup and branding of all the new calfs. All of these shot with a 35mm lens which allowed me to get right inside the pen with the horses and calfs.

We started the first day with an eight hour round up of all the cattle spread over 10,000 acres of land in Central Oregon

We started the first day with an eight hour round up of all the cattle spread over 10,000 acres of land in Central Oregon

One of the family members getting his rope and horse ready for the branding.

One of the family members getting his rope and horse ready for the branding.

Having a "pre-game" chat before the branding begins

Having a "pre-game" chat before the branding begins

Team effort. Usually 3-4 ranchers on horses and 3-4 on the ground ready to jump into action.

Team effort. Usually 3-4 ranchers on horses and 3-4 on the ground ready to jump into action.

Dust Bomb

Dust Bomb

Involuntary tattoo 

Involuntary tattoo 

Doesn't always go perfect.

Doesn't always go perfect.

Father and Sons

Father and Sons

too small for the horses but still roping calfs.

too small for the horses but still roping calfs.

Just missed it

Just missed it

teamwork. Brothers

teamwork. Brothers

too young for the roping but still interested and cheering on the cousins.

too young for the roping but still interested and cheering on the cousins.

the making of a "eunuch"

the making of a "eunuch"

Finished

Finished

Family time.....back to the city for most of these slickers.

Family time.....back to the city for most of these slickers.