Another Glimmer with Emma

When it comes to creating traditions, it’s a lot of fun when you do it with littles ones. About three years ago, we started going with Emma to the Kentucky Derby Festival Balloon Glimmer at Waterfront Park in Fest-A-Ville. I wrote a sneak peak last week after the Glimmer, but here are the others photos I took, starting with Emma herself. Continue reading “Another Glimmer with Emma”

SKETCHBOOK: Balloon Glimmer

I’ll have a full-blown post next week, but I wanted to share at least one photo from last night’s Kentucky Derby Festival Balloon Glimmer at Fest-A-Ville at Waterfront Park. It’s become a tradition with Misty, her best friend Becky and Becky’s daughter (my niece) Emma. This time around because of a scheduling conflict, Emma’s Uncle London couldn’t be there, but I told him not to worry because I was bringing back photos. I mean, it’s me. There will be photos. In fact, last year’s photos are here.

The Balloon Glimmer at Waterfront Park

My son London’s birthday celebrations kicked off with some awesome visuals as we loaded up and went down to Waterfront Park’s Fest-A-Ville for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Balloon Glimmer. That’s where a few hot air balloons stay on the ground but activate their flames to make their balloons glow to the delight of the crowd. Continue reading “The Balloon Glimmer at Waterfront Park”

The 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Is Off and Glimmering

This past Thursday night, the family got together and headed for Fest-A-Ville kind of on a whim. Misty talked to her BFF Becky who said she wanted to take her daughter, my play-neice, Emma to see the Balloon Glimmer. The Glimmer is a scaled down version of the Great Balloon Glow Continue reading “The 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Is Off and Glimmering”

The Great Steamboat Race 2012

London and I decided to take in the Great Steamboat Race this year at Cox Park. This was our first time to see it in person. Usually we just checked in on it from home because Continue reading “The Great Steamboat Race 2012”

Derby Fashion Show

Things don’t get more Louisville than the Kentucky Derby and the weeks leading up to it with events surrounding the Derby Festival. With that in mind, the Voice-Tribune sent me to Summer Classics in Westport Village to shoot Continue reading “Derby Fashion Show”