On the morning of August 21, 2020, activist, bus driver and anti-gun violence advocate Kim Jarboe was killed in Louisville’s West End in the Shawnee neighborhood. While her vehicle was stolen, the Louisville Metro Police department are investigating as a homicide. On Monday, August 24, 2020, Christopher 2X’s Game Changers organization hosted a solemn remembrance at Union Station, the headquarters of TARC, the Transit Authority of River City.
Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free. – Thich Nhat Hanh
Our weekend also included a commercial photo shoot at Misty’s old salon, Southern Comforts Salon & Spa on Dixie Highway. Even though she doesn’t do hair there anymore, she maintains relationships and friendships with the beauticians and cosmetologists that make men and women look their best. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Comforting Southern Salon”
It’s so hard to find the words that I just won’t try.
I can’t say for sure, but that seems to be the thought on everyone’s mind as soon as they find out I’m vegan. That’s the image that people have of vegetarians and vegans. Skinny hippy types that are very earthy-crunchy and love to tell everyone about their lifestyle. Stereotypes and all that.
We had such a good time shooting photos of Kendall and her family and she was looking out for me through the entire shoot. You can see that here. While working with her and trying to get her attention, Misty would stand behind me and make funny faces or do funny things and Kendall wanted to let me know. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Behind You”
I think we may have accidentally shot Valley High School’s 2017 football poster with my son London and his friend and quarterback Brayden. I always have fun shooting senior photos, but this was particularly awesome for my own personal reasons.
Last week I had a bit of a creative pang. The commercial photography outfit I used to work with wanted to know if I was available for a day this week. I have to admit I considered it.
About 5 seconds of consideration. Then I remembered why I can’t work for them anymore. Continue reading “Kind of a Pang”
No school today meant that football at Valley High School was a Thursday night affair and that’s why the Shawnee Golden Eagles spent time at Viking Harbor on the night before the traditional Friday Night Lights. Continue reading “FOOTBALL: Shawnee at Valley”