MorningPortrait #18 – August 26, 2013


After being shut down a record number of times since starting this project, I ran into the “Ice Cold Ryders” the motorcycle gang that has a club house right below my apartment. Going against the biker gang stereotype, they all seem to be super nice guys, and more than one was happy to help me out. Out of the couple guys I shot this was my favorite one …. yeah, even with the sloppy framing.


MorningPortrait #9 August 17, 2013

MorningPortrait #9 August 17, 2013

Day two of catching strangers outside the door to my motel room.

This is Ron, he and his wife are on their way back to southern Florida mid round trip to Alaska…. wow. If that doesn’t already tell you that they are the real deal, take a look at the sticker on his windscreen.


He also told me of a time they rode through Yellowstone in 19 degree weather. He said they were decked out in every piece of cold weather gear they owned, but he still had a serious struggle dismounting his trusty steed because his kneecaps seemed to have been frozen. Nothing a prolonged coffee break couldn’t take care of though.

Good luck with the rest of the trip Ron, hope the weather treats you nicely, but if not, I’m sure you’ve got it handled.

P.S. Don’t ask me what I was thinking framing this one up … I don’t have an answer.