Somebody grab a towel

Muddy in Kentucky

The first WUKY and UK ROTC obstacle course mud run seemed to go over well with the racers. It certainly made for good photos. I think the “fish in a barrel” analogy is appropriate here. WUKY UK ROTC Mud Run 2012 – Images by David Stephenson

The Transit of Venus

Venus Transit

June 5, 2012 – Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The planet Venus can be seen as a small black dot as it crosses in front of the setting sun on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The planet’s transit across the sun, which lasted over 6 hours, will not be seen again until 2117. The transit began at […]

A fox and her kits

Fox and her babies enjoy spring frolic

I got a tip about a mother fox and her kits that would come out and romp around at about the same time every day. While I’ve seen foxes in the city limits of Lexington in the past, it’s just about impossible to photograph them unless you know where a den is. The Babies of […]

Kentucky beats Kansas, wins 8th NCAA Championship, fans go nuts. Again.

Kentucky fans celebrate 8th national NCAA championship

Monday night’s celebrations seemed a bit tamer than Saturday night when Kentucky beat Louisville, but someone still managed to get shot. Kentucky fans celebrate winning the 2012 NCAA Championship – Images by David Stephenson Photos from Saturday night: Kentucky fans celebrate after beating Louisville in NCAA tourney – Images by David Stephenson

Coming to the rescue of canine tornado victims

Humane Society of the United States emergency animal rescue shelter

The Humane Society of the United States aids dog victims of Kentucky tornado – Images by David Stephenson Only days after vicious tornados ripped through Kentucky, The Humane Society of the United States had set up an emergency animal shelter in London, Ky., to aid animals and their families.

Hammer time with some blacksmiths


I had the pleasure of photographing blacksmith Terry Allen of Mountain Man Blacksmith in Piqua, Ohio, and Dustin Baker, of Tipp City, Ohio, recently for a client. They have an awesome shop with fantastic light and they make some fine iron work. How can you go wrong with fire, hammers, anvils and sparks? Mountain Man […]