Luminarias

Luminarias

Herington, Kansas – As I drive into Herington I see road-blocks on the main streets, turning the town into a bit of rat-in-the-maze fun as I navigate sidestreets to make my way through. I glance toward the heart of the city and see hundreds of paper bags lining...
Night Ride Home

Night Ride Home

After enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner with family we face the long dark highway home. The curved streaks of color are from a semi-trailer truck blowing by. The photo is ‘comped’ from a few different images to get exposure and focus working across the shot....
First Taste of Winter

First Taste of Winter

No putting it off any longer, the first surge of snow and ice moved over the area yesterday. It’s melting off quickly, though, leaving it just cold, wet, and gray today. Camera: Leica...
Light Merchant

Light Merchant

Americus Days – Americus, Kansas As I drove through Americus last night I looked toward the park and saw sparkling hats, curves of neon color, and the swoops of contesting light sabers. The annual Americus Days celebration was continuing into the night. On the...
Perseids Meteor Shower

Perseids Meteor Shower

Photographed from the edge of Lyon County Fishing Lake, Kansas I pulled myself out of bed at 3 a.m. this morning, grabbed my Nikon and headed northwest, away from city lights. I knew the moon would be bright in the sky, obscuring all but the brighter shooting stars....
Fireworks

Fireworks

Fourth of July celebration, near Americus, Kansas (blended exposures) Above: the Emporia fireworks...