Category Archives: Education

Bird’s Eye View of the Sports Photography Workshop

The eye of the Jayhawk, KU’s beloved mascot, inspired the first part of the title for this post. The photographic feature in Rock Chalk Weekly has become my great photographic challenge and love. For two years, Kansas Athletics has published the weekly … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 44 & 45

High school sports are in one word – beautiful. For the most part, there remains a pureness in the hearts of the coaches and players that reveals itself in wonderful photographs. If only photographers took the time to delve deeply … Continue reading

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Ad Astra and the Blood Moon

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Images: Volume 1, Week 34

The news that former President Jimmy Carter suffers from extensive cancer that has spread to his brain saddens me greatly. Since the day Carter and his wife Rosalynn came to Topeka on March 2, 1975, I have been a Carter supporter. … Continue reading

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Images – Volume 1, Week 16

When Engine No. 8444 came to the depot in Topeka in 1984, the crowds that showed up to see the Union Pacific’s last steam engine made me think back to old whistle-stop train tours made throughout the United States. The … Continue reading

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Images – Volume 1, Week 12

March Madness is upon us again. While Laura and I cover the current KU men’s basketball team in Omaha, this week’s edition of Images looks back at the NCAA run to the Final Four for another KU team, the 1971 … Continue reading

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Images – Volume 1, Week 11

Tonight, Kansas will crown its state high school basketball champions. Every year during state championship week, I think back to March 17, 1973. That night, the great Topeka High Trojans won the boy’s 5A state championship, the school’s first state title since 1932. Of … Continue reading

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