2010 Greater Kansas City Bartending Competition

I was asked to photograph this year's Greater Kansas City Bartending Competition ( https://www.gkcbc.com/ ) at the Uptown Theater last night (Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010). Definitely a fun event to document, and as far as event photography goes, this…

A Feedlot in Stafford County, Kansas

Monday, Aug. 23 at nightfall on my aunt and uncle's farm out in southern Kansas, Stafford County to be precise. This is in the feedlot area with the moon coming up on the horizon. Back in April, hours before BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig…

Pastures outside of Preston, Kansas

Photo taken this past Sunday evening. I see here in August the moon rises at just the right time for a certain dramatic effect. I was in Preston, Kansas, a tiny, and regrettably foundering town of which I have some ties to. I stop there…

Stafford Train Depot

The old unused train station/depot in Stafford Kansas, this past Saturday evening, 08/21/10. Maybe old unused depots are cliche subject matter, but whatever. This one has the red glow of the exit sign inside showing through the windows.…

Photowalk at the Union Station Pedestrian Bridge

Back on July 24th was the Worldwide Photowalk Day - there were two in Kansas City, one in the morning and one in the evening  starting in the Crossroads area. I took this one around the beginning of the evening, looking westward with some…

Kauffman Center near the Ballroom

Tuesday evening was a good night to get out and get some dusk pics. I had been meaning to try this angle for myself for a while after noticing some other photos taken around the south entrance to the Ballroom at the convention center. The…

John Paul Garcia

For as much as this photoblog and my own collection of pictures are KC-centric in one way or another, it's logical not just to illustrate only the up-to-date seven story buildings and whatever other pleasantries reside here - there's also the…

The Monahan Brothers

I went and photographed a gathering at Mill Creek Park on the Plaza on Monday, this one concerning last January's Supreme Court decision  Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in that, in what I imagine must have to be a pile of legalese…

The Abdiana Sign

The Abdiana Sign at about 20th and Grand, photo taken on the evening of July 24th during the Worldwide Photowalk.