Picture of the Week (47) – Chevy
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    Why do I get the feeling a post about a 1955 Chevy could possibly spark a heated debate between Ford and Chevrolet fans? For the record, … Read More

Picture of the Week (46) – Minnie Ella
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  My how life has changed since the arrival of little Ella…a fantastic, yet sleepless two months it has been. The little rascal’s sleep patterns are about as consistent … Read More

Picture of the Week (45) – Paint Balloon Fight
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  Water balloons and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly. The ominous visual of a water balloon catapulting towards your face will send you … Read More

Picture of the Week (44) – Butterfly Palace
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I had a fabulous time with my family this past week in the highly entertaining Branson, MO. This explains why I did not post a pic of the … Read More

Picture of the Week (43) – Railroad Garden
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I apologize for not posting a photo last week. Since the birth of my daughter, Ella, my free time has been significantly reduced. However, I did manage to sneak in … Read More

Picture of the Week (42) – It’s A Girl!
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          Last week, I mentioned the arrival of my delightful little daughter, Ella. I am sure there is little surprise that her … Read More

Picture of the Week (41) – My Hero
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Three days ago, I received the greatest Father’s Day gift a father can ask for, a new baby girl. Her name is Ella and she is more … Read More

Picture of the Week (40) – Unexpected Friendships
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      Today marks the 40th picture of the week for Wazipic™.  From inception, Wazipic™ has been an electrifying journey filled with enlightenment, perseverance, self-discovery and unexpected friendships. … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (39) – Admiral Windwagon Smith XLII
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    In my post last week, I wrote “Kansas is often characterized as a state offering very little entertainment…” Well, the Wazipic™ of the week is proof … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (38) – Wheat State of Mind
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    Kansas is often characterized as a state offering very little entertainment or breathtaking landscapes. Sure the great state of Kansas does not host a variety of entertaining amusement parks … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (37) – Miracles Do Happen
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  Giving birth to a child is an incredible experience—an experience I will never know. Many of you men reading this are most likely squirming in your chair, uttering … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (36) – Dark Days
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Life is packed full of monumental challenges we are forced to climb on a daily basis. Sometimes we possess the mental strength of Tony Robbins, and other days, we simple … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (35) – Polaroid Fun
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How many of you reading this remember those fabulous adventures during your adolescence involving an innovative piece of technology known as the Polaroid camera? I sure do! … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (34)
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It was only a matter of time before a pair of majestic angel wings found their way back to one of my photography posts—see the first post … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (33)
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Typography and photography marry well together when creating art. When I started taking photographs with my first DSLR camera, I never imagined typography would be used to … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (32)
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What a fantastic weekend with my family! My daughter’s sweet sixteen birthday is rapidly approaching—four days to be exact. To celebrate, my lovely wife planned an … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (31)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Celebrating Easter triggers many fantastic memories dating back to my early childhood. The anticipation the night before Easter was almost unbearable — similar to emotions … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (30)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph The harsh nature typically associated with urban graffiti tells a poignant story. Graffiti is often a sign of gang activity, mischief and vandalism. In … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (29)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Well folks, it’s that time of year again. No, I’m not referring to green grass, freshly bloomed flowers and warm summer nights. … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (28)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Do you carry doggy treats in your purse or keep a small stash in your car? Do you drive to the bank … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (27)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Oh how I love toddler birthday parties! I love everything from watching the little rascals marvel over shiny wrapping paper to watching that … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (26)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph What a fantastic time of year! I love the fresh winter air, smell of pumpkin spiced treats, sparkling Christmas decorations and spending … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (25)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph “Well, train, train, take me on out of this town!” Sweet lyrics from Southern fried rockers, Blackfoot. I rarely see a train and … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (24)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Do you know what I like most about art? Freedom! Expressing yourself through art is a strong liberating feeling—almost palpable. My creativity … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (23)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph The moment I complete a new project, I say to myself, “This is the best one yet!” I suppose this is a positive … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (22)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph The cold season is upon us, whether we like it or not. In my humble opinion, the cold and photography do not mix well, … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (21)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph This has been an exciting week for taking photographs! I spent a very enjoyable evening with my uncle capturing the perfect picture for … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (20)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Novice photographers face great challenges the minute they unbox their shiny new DSLR camera. As they ascend the steep learning curve of complex camera equipment and … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (19)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph Ghouls, ghosts, and zombies! Oh, my!  This week’s Wazipic™ of the Week illustrates my love for horror movies, and the zombie sub-genre is at the … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (18)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph I was given the wonderful opportunity to photograph the ever so patient Shane Richards for a second round of portraits. Shane showed … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (17)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph For those of you reading this, I want to take a minute and thank you for your continued support. It is viewers … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (16)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph I have been employed by a family owned financial institution for almost 13 years. The company is a wonderful place to work and is … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (15)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph This week’s Wazipic of the Week™ is one of my favorite shots and incorporates a fun mix of post-processing enhancements. I decided to take … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (14)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph For months, I believed my quest for photographic excellence was hindered by the lack of quality lenses and post production prowess. What I discovered … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (13)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph As a young adventurous child, I was fascinated with little creepy crawlers—the kind of crawlers my wife and children avoid like the plague. … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (11)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph This week’s Wazipic™ of the Week is a photograph taken of my creative, considerate and loving son Cameron. My son, wife and daughter spent … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (10)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph This week’s Wazipic™ of the Week is a photograph taken of a joyful little girl named Sunnie. She is the daughter of a delightful couple … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (9)
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Thoughts Behind the Photograph This week’s Wazipic™ of the Week embodies the blissful feeling you receive while gazing into the surreal beauty of the Ozarks. This is a … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (8)
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What was I thinking?  Before taking this picture, I had a terrible case of what I like to refer to as photographer’s block. I have no doubt many of … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (7)
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What was I thinking?  What a beautiful afternoon for this shot. Prior to the shot, my wife aggressively encouraged me to photograph a gorgeous, fully bloomed tree in the corner … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (6)
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What was I thinking?  My wife and I spent the morning at the Old Town Farmers’ Market in friendly downtown Wichita, Kansas. The market was full of … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (5)
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What was I thinking?  My very talented, yet humble wife Mariah discovered the art of crafting mini gardens. The day she completed her first mini masterpiece, … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (4)
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What was I thinking?  I spent a fun-filled day at Stearman Airfield in Benton, Kansas. The airfield provided a copious amount of aerial eye candy, which … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (3)
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What was I thinking?  Another action-packed, fun-filled, superfluous eating, firecracker dodging, Independence Day celebration with my fabulous family! The celebration set the stage for this week’s Wazipic™ of … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (2)
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What was I thinking?  Living vicariously through my son has yet to lose momentum, which is why this week’s Wazipic spotlight is occupied by two of … Read More

Wazipic™ of the Week (1)
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  What was I thinking?  My lovely wife and I spent Sunday afternoon in our backyard taking pictures. I took shots from several vantage points hoping to capture … Read More