Purple Martins’ Magesty


A couple of friends alerted me to this breathtaking phenomenon taking place at Hamburg Pavilion shopping center in Lexington. Thousands of migrating purple martins seem to come from nowhere as they look for a place to roost in the trees in Lexington , Ky. Monday August 11, 2014. Over 10,000 purple martins, mixed in with […]

Million Dollar Mares

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

I had the privilege of photographing 8 mares ahead of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. These mares, who had extremely successful careers at racing, will go through the auction ring at Keeneland in early November and will likely be at the top of the sales charts. They include Groupie Doll, Awesome Maria, Diamondrella, Daisy […]

Iron pours, rains fire

Iron Pour

Just as fireworks from Commonwealth Stadium celebrating UK’s victory over Alabama State bounced off the low clouds over Lexington, students and faculty created their own light display as they poured molten iron into wooden casts.

God made a photographer

God made photographers

Here is a little Monday morning quarterbacking after The Ravens Superbowl victory and a long night of disappointing commercials. It took me a few 4th downs to recover my appetite after the sloppy GoDaddy kiss. But finally late into the evening, Paul Harvey’s voice, paired with stunning (mostly) still photographs, made me again stop munching […]

The Battle of Perryville: A Look Back

Battle of Perryville: Donelson's Attack

The sunrise battle at Perryville never fails to make for great imagery. My third trip there, this time for the 150th anniversary, did not disappoint. Below are the collections of the photos from my three visits to the Battle of Perryville’s Civil War reenactment. Battle of Perryville: 2012 – Images by David Stephenson I particularly […]