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After a five-year hiatus from covering the Kentucky Derby, McClatchy News once again picked me up to photograph the start gate, turn 4 and heading into the stretch of the 145th Kentucky Derby. My math is a bit foggy but I think this was my 23rd Derby. Experience matters when you are attempting to operate […]

In June I had the pleasure of working the summer music festival Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn. for Bonnaroo’s web site. I was asked by Superfly’s Neal Cohen to produce eight audio slide shows during the four days I was to be on site. My audio and reporting colleague, Jon Waterhouse, and I worked out of […]

When it comes to shooting lightning I would say the worst way to end your day is being struck. That is why this storm was ever so awesome to photograph. There was an edge of strong stationary cold front just off to my west – by about 200 yards or less, no kidding – that […]