Behind The Lens

Interviews with our contributing Kansas photographers.

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Behind the Lens with Marilyn Friesen

  • 2 minutes

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their work and the iconic images of our home state Wichita native and Wichita State graduate Marilyn Friesen spent a career in the healthcare industry…

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Behind the Lens: Jason Dailey

  • 2 minutes

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their work and the iconic images of our home state Originally a Texan, Jason Dailey was raised in Air Force communities and moved to Kansas in 1984…

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Behind the Lens with Kevin Anderson

  • 2 minutes

Kevin Anderson has been a Kanas resident for 35 years, and a professional photographer for nearly all his adult life. He worked as a newspaper photographer in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas…

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Behind the Lens: Emily Barnes

  • 3 minutes

A conversation with Kansas! photographers about their lives in photography Emily Barnes began her photography journey at a young age as she experimented with her parent’s film camera in the 1980s. Her…

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Behind the Lense with Aaron Patton

  • 3 minutes

A CONVERSATION WITH KANSAS! PHOTOGRAPHERS ABOUT THEIR LIVES IN PHOTOGRAPHY AARON PATTON IS A COMMERCIAL AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER IN WICHITA, KANSAS. He primarily works for companies and magazines…

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Behind the Lens with Katie Moore

  • 4 minutes

Katie has been taking photos since she was a kid growing up in Kansas. As a photojournalist, she particularly likes to develop long-form projects spanning weeks, months or even years that explore…

  • 2 minutes

Kansas photographer Bill Stephens shares his tips for capturing this year's total eclipse of the sun in Northeast Kansas. 1. Know how to accurately use the solar filter. Do not attempt photography…

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David Mayes

  • 4 minutes

I’m a native Kansan and the luckiest guy on the planet. I’m married to an amazing woman, and we have two great kids. Because of their support, I’m a freelance commercial photographer and get to do…

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Behind the Lens | Doug Stremel

  • 5 minutes

Contributing photographer Doug Stremel took time out of his busy schedule to have a conversation about his life in photography. Where are you from? Where do you live now? How many years have you been…

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