|| Santa Cali-Gon || 2010 Independence MO.

Today I as I took Dani to her adult day hab I couldn’t help but take a few images from this years Santa Cali-Gon Days in downtown Independence MO. Once I dropped her off I just walked across the street and starting shooting. The sun was at a perfect angle and had a wonderful warm color along with a beautiful blue sky. Today’s photos are all about sun flair. Let me know what you think. Enjoy! Check them out, thereRead more

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Kansas City affiliate

Today I had the privileged of watching my wife, her friend Debbie and thousands of Breast Cancer survivors run in the “Susan G. Komen for the Cure” today in downtown Kansas City. Nancy dealt with melanoma years ago and her mother died of Breast Cancer just over 3 years ago so this run touched us closed to home. Nancy, Debbie pinned on the reminder as to why Nancy ran today. Nancy’s friend Shauna, her husband Steven and their neighbors SheilaRead more

Food Menu shoot for Aramark and Kauffman Stadium…

Today I had an opportunity to photograph something completely different from my nor shoots of Family, Senior and Wedding clients. Thank you Denny Medley of Random Photography for asking me to help out the folks at Aramark, who operate the concessions and merchandising at Kauffman Stadium here in Kansas City.  Here’s some new menu items you’ll see at the Royals and Chiefs Stadium this year.  I got to work with some wonderful people from Aramark, Chef Rik Keissling, intern AliRead more

Horses and Hogs Event

Photo’s I took in August 2009 for Gail Worth of Worth’s Harley Davidson and Mark Alford. Horses and Hogs Event Benefits FOX4 Love Fund for Children. It was a beautiful day and the turn out was amazing. Unfortunately the event was canceled due to scheduling conflicts.Read more

We took 1st place in the Calvary Bible College Charity event

This past Friday I had the opportunity to play golf with 3 friends in a 4 man scramble to Calvary Bible College. The weather couldn’t have been better the laughter was medicine to my soul. I use to play a lot of golf but because of a job change I only played two rounds in the last 11 1/2 years. None of us really played our best but each of us made hugh contributions at just the right time. AndRead more

Ragsdale – lives for baseball

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to photograph Josh’s senior pictures. We had a blast, I learned that Josh loves baseball and that he’s good. So it only made sense that I check out his game and see how he handles himself. He played well, was fun to watch and is someone the team respects. BTW – he got a scholarship to Ottawa collage, the position he plays is catcher and pitcher.Read more

The Gate that Jack Built

This is a photo story about a young guy named Jack. Jack helped a group of us put up a fence and gate for a gal in our church. Thank you all for a great 2 weekends as we each chipped in our talents to help a family in need. I would also like to thank the gals who kept us feed and hydrated. Thank you all for working away and not cringing as I took the photo’s. We allRead more

Calvin – working his groove

Calvin and his little guy friends we’re getting a few dance lessons at Maxey’s Dance Studio yesterday. They had a great time learning new moves to Elvis and Michael Jackson’s Thriller Album. We all had a great time watching. Great job spinning around Calvin. Check out the monster moves while moving to the Thriller music Elvis would be proud of these hip moves.Read more

Kaytlynn

I had an opportunity to photograph Kaytlynn at her schools swim practice today. Every time I see Kaytlynn she has a wonderful smile on her face. Photographing her is a pleasure and you can see she feels comfortabel in front of the camera. Here’s a few photo’s from the session. I decided to try something different here, I admit it’s a little extreme but also kinda cool. Here’s the before shot. Here’s the after shot.Read more

Kansas Cities own "The Burning Fifteen"

“The Burning Fifteen” recently played a gig at Davey’s Uptown Rambling Club located in downtown Kansas City. I met Landon Collis for a short 2 1/2 lunch and we had a great time. Landon is also a photograher and is speicality is interiors. Check out his work here, he has some really tasty photo’s. Thanks for letting me photograph you guys, we had a great time. Look oput for photos of the Band “Sink or Swim” and “Federation of Horsepower”.Read more

Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake

If you haven’t had a chance to see Longview Lake’s ‘Christmas in the Park’, it’s surely time to do so! Every year we pack up the family and drive through the park and enjoy all the Christmas lights that are set up. I hear they have over 300,000 glowing bulbs and some 175 animated figures. It’s a beautiful site to behold.No matter your age it’s a wonderful site for all. The Chocolate candy given at the end is pretty goodRead more

October Fest

Lees Summit is in the middle of Octoberfest and it’s great entertainment for all. Loved walking around hearing all the kiddies scream as the rides raced by. The colors of the night and entertainment was loads of fun for all. My wife Nancy and daughter DaniRead more

Socks

Today I had an opportunity to work with some clowns as they brought loads of joy to a bunch of children. Our church, Abundant Life Baptist Church ,had it’s annual carnival where all the entertainment, drinks, hot dogs, candy, and cotton candy are free. It’s just one of the many ways they reach out to the community. I took over 300 pictures of the children as they posed with my new friends. Here’s some new friends.Read more