Super Saver Derby 2010 – Images by David Stephenson After 12 years of covering the Kentucky Derby for the Lexington Herald-Leader as a staff photographer, I had a few more options this year as a freelancer (of course one options was to sit at home sipping mint juleps and watch the race on the big [...]
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.
Kentucky Winter – Images by David Stephenson We had another good weekend of snow in Central Kentucky and I had a great time with the fam on a trip to Cumberland Falls. Check out the photo Angie took of me while shooting the sunrise over a lake. The light and frozen water was so beautiful [...]
This is a project I did with the Herald-Leader’s Linda Blackford ahead of the 2009 Kentucky Derby. I shot the video interviews, collected some great archive photos from the Herald-Leader photogs, and produced it using Vuvox.
About a year ago, I converted an old Canon 10D digital SLR camera so that it shoot only infrared photos. Infrared film used to be the only way to do this and it was always so finicky and expensive.