Monthly Archives: June 2009

independence day

3,000 American flags fly in the Flags 4 Freedom display in Merriam, Kansas from June 27-July 5, 2009 to honor U.S military personnel and veterans. Happy Fourth of July. . . -scott weaver

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damage control

I have been the Kansas State University Athletic Department staff photographer for ten years. There have been numerous highlights over the last decade, such as K-State winning the 2003 Big 12 Conference Football Championship against Oklahoma. There have also been a few … Continue reading

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country stampede

Dierks Bentley performs during the 14th annual Country Stampede music festival at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan, Kansas on June 26, 2009. I photographed the first two days of the 14th annual Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park … Continue reading

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from the archives #1

President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Vice-President Al Gore and Tipper Gore speak about health care reform in Independence, Missouri on July 30, 1994. Ten years ago, before I became a freelance photographer in Kansas City, I was a newspaper photographer … Continue reading

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father’s day

Father’s Day is always bittersweet for me. My dad passed from cancer in 1980. I remember him as a gentle, loving and caring man. Father’s Day always reminds me there are so many things that I never had the chance … Continue reading

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remote control

Oregon’s Ashton Eaton throws the discus in the decathlon during the NCAA Track and Field Championships on June 11, 2009. Eaton won the decathlon. I enjoy using remote cameras to find unique angles in my photography. They help me make … Continue reading

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living legend

I just spent five days in Fayetteville, Arkansas shooting the NCAA Track and Field Championships. One of the highlights for me occurred on day 4 when I spent time with world-renowned photographer, Rich Clarkson, and some of his staff from … Continue reading

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two of a kind

The Weaver brothers are both photographers. I freelance as a still photographer in Kansas City, Missouri and Craig is a video production specialist for the city of Bryan, Texas. Previously, he was the chief photojournalist at KBTX-TV in Bryan. Craig … Continue reading

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the big bang

I spent part of my Memorial Day weekend at Kansas City’s most popular event, Celebration at the Station. The Kansas City Symphony performs patriotic music at historic Union Station to a synchronized fireworks display above the National WWI Museum at … Continue reading

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infield fly rule

I just returned from the Big 12 Baseball Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and the NCAA Baseball Regional in Houston, Texas. I counted as many pigeons at the games as sports fans. I learned the birds are common in most … Continue reading

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