Weaks Bill 2011-10-20

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Bill Weaks discusses his early life and transitions around Texas with his family. The importance of his educational background, his experiences, and his photography career are also discussed in depth.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Weaks

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: October 20, 2011

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:50:45


Biographical information and youth 5 00:00:15 Aerial photography 22 00:24:31 Early interest in photography and first cameras 24 00:28:03 Selling photographs early business 28 00:32:29 Operating sonar from a Navy blimp 38 00:45:55 Setting up photography studio 41 00:48:49 Contemporaries and photographic influences 44 00:53:22 Techniques in lighting, posing 46 00:55:03 First studio on South Broadway in Lubbock 48 00:58:55 Farming and ranching in Olton 51 01:02:40 Book projects 53 01:05:09 Working with other Lubbock businesses: Margaret’s College Flowers 55 01:08:40 Apprentices 61 01:17:29 Changes in equipment and technique 63 01:18:56 Plainview point arrowhead 74 01:43:07

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


Click for transcript: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/217575

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