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Marciana Vequist-photographer

11/15/2012
Marciana Vequist - Photographer - Lawrence Marciana Vequist had the good fortune to be transplanted to Kansas 11 years ago. She was born and raised in New York and New Jersey. After college, she spent 20 years in California before moving to the Midwest to pursue a doctorate in psychology. Photography provides a wonderful creative outlet and a ... more

Dennis Toll-writer

11/15/2012
Dennis Toll - writer - Manhattan A native of Kansas, Dennis' Swedish ancestors settled in Wallace County in the 1890s. A degree in Landscape Architecture (Kansas State University, 1980) combined with a passion for the tallgrass prairie gave, Dennis a strong interest in the natural history of Kansas, its landforms and the unique ecosystems found ... more

Darla Thomas-photographer

11/15/2012
Darla Thomas-photographer-Manhattan Darla Thomas is a part-time photographer with a full-time love of photography. She believes that she loves photography because it lets her capture the beauty and emotion of single moments in time. Kansas, her home state, provides her with an unlimited array of beautiful moments to capture. Darla has lived in ... more

Lou Ann Thomas-writer

11/15/2012
Lou Ann Thomas - Writer - Manhattan There is some speculation that Lou Ann Thomas was born a gypsy and kidnapped by a roving band of Midwestern farm wives. That's one way to explain the years this Kansas farm girl spent wandering the country, living in places like Chicago, Arizona and California. But, Lou Ann couldn't leave Kansas forever and, ... more

Kimberly Winter Stern-writer

11/15/2012
Kimberly Winter Stern - Writer - Overland Park This Overland Park-based freelance writer's favorite assignments are about the places and people that make up her adopted state of Kansas. A native Iowan, Kimberly confesses her love and admiration of the hard-working, creative and industrious people that make the state of Kansas come alive for ... more

Bill Stephens-photographer

11/15/2012
Bill Stephens -- Photographer -- Topeka Bill has been a contributor to KANSAS! magazine since the 1980's with dozens of photo layouts and several covers to his credit. His background includes newspaper and magazine photography, commercial and portrait photography work, and even a 15-season stint with the NFL capturing game, action photographs. ... more

Sally M. Snell-writer

11/15/2012
Sally M. Snell - writer - Lawrence Sally's Kansas roots stretch back to 1870 when her great-great grandmother arrived in Topeka with guitar in-hand to teach music at the College of the Sisters of Bethany. A lifelong Kansan herself, Sally grew up hearing about the lives of her forefathers, surviving the perils of fires and spring storms, ... more

Tina Schmitt-photographer

11/15/2012
Tina Schmitt - Photographer An avid outdoors woman, Tina divides her time between farming, her camera & her animals. Originally from north of the 49th parallel, she followed the yellow brick road to a warmer climate & now calls west central KS home. The goal of her photography is to show there is beauty to be found everywhere and in ... more

Harland Schuster-photographer

11/15/2012
Harland Schuster - Photographer - Morrill Harland Schuster is a freelance photographer based in northeast Kansas and a native of the Sunflower state. His work has appeared in numerous publications and recently, two books: The 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook and My Kansas. More examples of his work, and photographic prints available for purchase ... more

Wayne Rhodus-photographer

11/15/2012
Wayne Rhodus-Photographer A nearly lifelong resident of the state of Kansas, with a brief stint on the family farm in Nebraska, it would be fair to say that Wayne has heartland roots and values. Raised on the outskirts of Kansas City there was ample time in his youth to wander the hills and streams with friends as they searched endlessly to ... more

Karen Newell-photographer

11/15/2012
Karen Newell - Topeka, KS - photographer Karen Newell received a degree in Art from Kansas State University in 1976. It has been her privilege to work as a Registered Nurse for more than 25 years at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka. In addition to photography, she designs and creates stained glass and pencil drawings. In her photography, she ... more

Brad Neff-photographer

11/15/2012
Brad Neff - Photographer - Northern Shawnee County Brad Neff is a life long Kansan and has been a portrait photographer for 30 years. In the last 2 years he has discovered his passion for landscape and nature photography. According to Brad, a landscape has no ego. Brad earned the Master of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers ... more