Competition draws crowd to see who is the fastest tobacco cutter September 3, 2009 – Lancaster, Kentucky, USA. Alvin Stamper, 26, defends his title as the tobacco cutting champion at the Garrard County Tobacco Cutting Competition. At the end of every summer during the tobacco harvest, men gather to compete against each other to see […]
The true American Pickers – three generations of them in fact, had some long rows ahead of them early one morning this summer. Picking that many beans and then snapping them will give you some fine callouses – I can vouch for that.
I’ve written before about how keeping it simple kept things fun at Shaker Village using my iPhone4 and the Camera Bag App. This time, on a trip with some family and friends, I used the Hipstamatic app and enjoyed the results even more.
Never have I seen a collection of fish heads such as this one nailed to the side of a barn in Winchester. Yikes. It’s like the bass have a second life haunting me now.
Blue Heron Rookery on the Kentucky River – Images by David Stephenson I had a great time during a media preview trip to see a great blue heron rookery on the Kentucky River last week for the Herald-Leader. Shaker Village will be offering two wildlife cruises on their historic Dixie Belle paddle boat this spring. […]
World Equestrian Games – Images by David Stephenson A few selects from my first day covering the World Equestrian Games for the Herald-Leader.
President Bill Clinton spoke on the campus of the University of Kentucky on Monday, throwing his support behind Attorney General Jack Conway who is running for the U.S. Senate against Rand Paul. While the majority of the media were on risers designated for them, I decided to take the Kernel’s 600mm f/4 and shoot from […]
I spent the day at Keeneland focusing on the favorites for the Blue Grass Stakes. Naturally, they didn’t win. An underdog named General Quarters, owned and trained by Tom McCarthy, won the Blue Grass Stakes and was headed for the Kentucky Derby.
This video was shot with the Canon 5D Mark II on a beautiful morning before the Keeneland Race Track 2009 spring meet was to open in Lexington.
In February, reporter Amy Wilson and I took a day-long road trip into Western Kentucky to see how folks were coping two weeks after what was perhaps the worst ice storm in modern history.