Favorite images from Gail’s 2013 Spirit Ride

I’ve been photographing Gail’s Spirit Ride now for a few years and each year gets better and better. This weekend I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson in Grandview MO. The event is called the Spirit Ride 2013 and benefits our War Vets. All the riders meets at Gail’s, once everyone arrives they head out to the Liberty Memorial in downtown Kansas City. The photographs were taken with my Fuji X-Pro1 and the 35mm F/1.2 lens and Canon 1DRead more

X-Pro1 ~ Gail’s 2013 Spirit Ride

I’m rather liking the images from my X-Pro1. The latest firmware 3.0 has come a long way in improving the focusing issue this camera has. Is it perfect, not yet, but it is a lot more enjoyable to use. This weekend I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson in Grandview MO. The event is called the Spirit Ride 2013 and benefits our War Vets. All the riders meets at Gail’s, once everyone arrives they head out to the LibertyRead more

Fuji X-Pro1 and Downtown Kansas City

Saturday I photographed a event for Gail’s Harley Davidson, and the 2013 Spirit Ride held at the National World War One Museum at the Liberty Memorial in downtown Kansas City. The Museum has the best view of the City Skyline, I just had to take a few minutes and capture some images before I left. This is 5 images photo merged in Photoshop. The images are JPEG’s straight out of the camera with no adjustments at all. I love myRead more

Blair Foster Socks Locks for Love Event

What a fantastic day today as over 50 gals donated hair to Locks of Love in honor of Blair’s 13th Birthday. Thank you everyone, I had a wonderful day hearing your stories and taking your images. And a very Thank You to the Gals of Salon Allure in Lees Summit, wonderful job ladies loving on each and every client as you cut there hair. Made me so proud to see all these happy faces participate in such a wonderful cause.Read more

Blair’s Foster Socks 2012 Charity Event

I had the opportunity to meet Blair’s mom, Michele Shanahan-DeMoss, not long ago and knew immediate I wanted to help capture images for the first annual Blair’s Foster Socks event held at the Historic Van Noy Masion located in Swope Park. How wonderful to see her pick up and carry on her daughter’s dream. Please take a few moments to visit Blair’s website, read her story, and help by making a donation to supports the cause. You’ll be glad youRead more

Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions Are Here!

What: Session fee is $250 for 30 minutes, includes up to 20 High Resolution Images in a CD with print release to reproduce the images as many times as you like. Also includes 3 pictures with my logo for your Facebook page (not suitable for printing) Where? Location of your choice. When? Starting January 16th thru February 7th. Referral Credits: For each friend of yours who books a full session with me during 2012 you will receive a $50 creditRead more

Welcome to Giving Back Through The Lens 2011 Families

I have to say this is one of my favorites session of the year. My wife and I love giving back to the community and this is one of the way’s we do it. Giving Back Through The Lens started by Nathan Choate is a way for us to give back to those who are less fortunate. And since we are photographers our gift, a 15-30 minutes session and prints to each of the selected families for free, yup, highRead more

Giving Back Through The Lens – A 2011 Charity event

Giving Back Through The Lens (GBTTL) is dedicated to helping renew the self-esteem and dignity of those living at or below the poverty level. We do this by providing no-cost portrait sessions through community events throughout the year. This year I join Nathan Choate event for a very fun and satisfying day. There is nothing better then seeing the smiles on the faces of these beautiful kids when they get to see there images, not to mention the parents. AlsoRead more

|| The Michael Beers Band ||

The Michael Beers Band Yesterday I spent the day photographing a wedding with Jason Domingues and we had a blast. Jason told me Michael Beers was playing and performing the MC for the reception and I said Michael who! Sorry I don’t get out much, upon meeting Michael I found him to be someone you feel like you’ve always known, positive, fun and a kind of guy your always happy to run into. This is a band I’d love toRead more

Derek & Jayme Hein | A Kansas City Wedding

I LOVE my clients, there fun, silly, easy to talk with and live life to the fullest. They come to me to get images that represent who they are and how they live. Some serious, some silly, photos showing how in love they are. I photographed Derek and Jayme’s E-Session, so I knew how they would respond to the camera, AWESOME if I do say so, so I knew the wedding wouldn’t be any different. Thank you both for lettingRead more

Super Moon!

They say the largest full moon in more than 18 years – some calling a “supermoon” – did not disappoint many around the world March 19, many calling it bright and large. For some of us in the Midwest it was a cloudy night so we had no glimpse of this super moon, it eluded us. I tried the next night and once again it was also cloudy, I did manage to get some images, and around 1:30 or soRead more

Head shots | by Jimmy Douglas

Took I got together with a friend from High School Tim Schaeffer to take some images for a friend wanting modeling images.  I really enjoyed photographing John Fattig and had several friends comment that he was pleasing to the eye. Also got a few comments that he slightly resembled Ben Affleck, you be the judge.Read more

5K run for Autism @ the Kansas City Royals Stadium

As many of you know we have a 22year old daughter that is Autistic, wears hearing aids and can’t speak. Quite a rare combination for a girl. This weekend my wife Nancy had an opportunity to support the Autism cause by running a 5K. The weather was perfect and her friend and co-work Shauna and her husband Todd joined us. Thanks Steven and Shauna and all who attended for your support! The newly redesigned Royals Stadium is beautiful! Todd, Shauna,Read more