Tag Archives: Brian Lanker

The World Seems Very Underexposed

Brian Lanker has passed away. The sad news none of us wanted to hear has come. In photography terms, the world seems very underexposed right now. One of the brightest lights in photography has physically left us. His spirit, though, … Continue reading

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A Prayer for a Genius

Back in the early 70’s, Brian Lanker would come into the darkroom at the Topeka Capital-Journal. He would look at a print of mine sitting in the developer. Without saying a word, he would go to the enlarger and flip … Continue reading

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A Staff Meeting to Remember

Unbelievable.  Amazing.  Awesome. Impossible.  Words like that were used over and over during three days in Eugene, Oregon, last week.  All that amazement was lavished on the  reunion of Topeka Capital-Journal photographers and lab men held to honor their esteemed … Continue reading

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Track Town USA

Hard to believe that a track junkie like me had never been to Track Town USA.  I’m talking about the hallowed grounds of Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene – the epicenter of … Continue reading

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