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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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Images: Volume 1, Week 41

This week’s Images celebrates a Kansas legend, Alf Landon. Twenty eight years ago today, Landon passed away at the age of 100. The Republican Party’s nominee for the President of the United States, Landon run against President Franklin Roosevelt in 1936. … 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: Volume 1, Week 30

Photographers develop swivel necks. I am always looking for things that interest me that could also make a pleasing photograph. That is why on sections of a two-lane road between Topeka and Lawrence I find myself always looking for things … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 26

No matter how many years I spend in Kansas, I never tire of the slow dance the winter wheat provides as it gently bobs and weaves with the June winds. Part of my newspaper life in Topeka always included a search for … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 24

Thirty-nine years ago today, I drove south of Topeka on a manhunt. A murder suspect was on the loose. County Sheriffs and Highway Patrolmen combed an area near Scranton, where the subject was last seen, 25 miles south of Topeka. … Continue reading

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The Passing of a True Writer

At the Tuesday funeral of former Topeka Capital-Journal writer Gene Smith, a slideshow of photographs traced many aspects of Smith’s 80 years of life. The opening slide stated that many pass away without their story being told. Many of you might not know the … Continue reading

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