Kevin McGloshen, KPM Photography

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Thunder Over Louisville

Thunder Over Louisville 2012

Thunder Over Louisville, the annual kickoff for the Kentucky Derby Festival, was tonight and this year I decided to take a different approach to photographing the fireworks.

For the past several years I have gone close, close, close to get a good shot of the fireworks, which has always produced great results. This year, however, I decided to take a different approach. Thunder Over Louisville typically brings in an average attendance of around 650,000 people, which makes leaving downtown Louisville or downtown Jeffersonville extremely frustrating. The crowds are mad, I tell ya. Read more…