Tag Archives: Jeff Jacobsen

The Ride of the New Valkyries

Should you ever hear The Ride of the Valkyries booming from speakers in Lawrence, Topeka and even Kansas City, be warned. Remember the scene in Apocalypse Now when a squadron of helicopters swept in with loud speakers booming out Wagner’s classical … Continue reading

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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 40

Nolan Cromwell’s cast removal in January 1977. By February 1977, Cromwell heavily into his rehabilitation. This is a two-fold look at one of the most exciting football players I have ever had the pleasure of watching and photographing on a football … Continue reading

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Images: Volume1, Week 35

Superhuman is the only word that describes Bo Jackson. Massive home runs, unbelievable throws from the outfield, amazing catches and speed to burn highlighted his baseball career. The crushing blow he laid on Seattle’s Brian Bosworth during his NFL days with … Continue reading

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The Gifts A Workshop Provides

To give you a sense of the camaraderie amongst the staff of the Sports Photography Workshop, consider that on the morning of Mark Reis’ presentation of his work to the students, his mother passed away. Yet, there was Reis standing before us that night, … Continue reading

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Luke Michael Phillips Enters the World

Luke Michael Phillips joined us in this world Monday afternoon. Joy knows no bounds over the sight of a newborn family member. Clearly you can see brother Jake’s excitement. We give thanks to the Lord for the birth of Luke … Continue reading

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