Category: Blog

Chief Red Cloud in Mobile

Imagine my surprise last night when Chief Red Cloud, the namesake of my hometown in Nebraska, made an appearance on the front of a float in the Infant Mystics parade last night in downtown Mobile. I probably wouldn’t have known … Read More

Modern day king and queen

King Elexis I, aka C’aracher “C.J.” Small, and queen Tasha Montae Lang and others are part of the tableau vivant at the Coronation for the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association Saturday night, Feb. 3, 2008, at the Mobile Civic Center.

Brimstone and Beads

I was taking photos of this flier in the street, without the beads, and somebody walked along and dropped some right next to it. I don’t know if it was an accident or not, but it sure made the photo … Read More

Latest Parade

Members of the U.S. Navy, from the USS Gettysburg, were in Mobile to celebrate Mardi Gras for a few days.

The LaShe Mardi Gras Parade

While photographing the tail end of this parade as it made its way out of the starting area the other night, Meggan and I were both wondering what was holding things up. It turns out that one of the floats … Read More

After the parade

I don’t know how to put this, but Mardi Gras is kind of a big deal here. Today the Krewe de la Dauphine kicked off the season with the area’s first parade in Dauphin Island.

Happy New Year

I wish you all a happy 2008. We just published our first couple of podcasts that we’re calling Photo Stories. The first one is from Melvin Grier, a photographer for the Cincinnati Post. We interviewed him in July about his paper … Read More

Bayou La Batre

Not too far from Mobile is the fishing town of Bayou La Batre. You might recognize it as the home of Bubba from the movie Forrest Gump.