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 […]
Six Kentucky Kernel photogs took a photo field trip Friday to Legends Boxing Gym on Versailles Road. You can always count on the gym as a great place for photography, but it can also pose some challenges when working with those quick boxers in pretty low light. It was fun for me, too, as I […]
Homing Pigeons in flight – Images by David Stephenson Dave LaBelle likes to give me a hard time about when we first met. I was in high school and thinking of coming to WKU for the photojournalism program. I handed him a copy of Bird Talk Magazine and inside was a photo of a white […]
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.
As a WKU alum, I shoulda been rooting for the Hilltoppers as they took on the University of Kentucky at Commonwealth this Saturday. Honestly, I really didn’t care who won – I was enjoying seeing some college football through the lens again. It’s been too long. I left the game a little into the second […]
The World’s Longest Yard Sale, now in it’s ump-teenth year, wound it’s way through central Kentucky last weekend. I’ve shot it a good many times for the Herald-Leader in years past and am never disappointed at the visuals that can be found in addition to some killer bargains. So this year, I covered the sale […]