Dia de Muertos

I spent the evening capturing wonderful images at the Winchester Cultural Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for the “Dia De Muertos” celebration.  Dia de Muertos or The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday.  It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.  People go to cemeteries to be with the souls of the departed and build private altars containing the favorite…

Kansas Storm Chase

DEXTER, KANSAS – MAY 31, 2017:  The sun sets May 31, 2017, after a day of storm chasing severe weather near Dexter, Kansas. (Photo by Marc Sanchez) Kansas.  I love storm chasing in Kansas.  It was in Kansas I saw an epic F3/F4 tornado near Dodge City on May 24, 2016.    Like most of my storm chasing adventures on the plains, this day was memorable.  After a long day of chasing severe weather near Dexter, Kansas I found myself parked on this old dirt road watching the sunset.  The…

NHRA DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 01: Ron Capps (1 FC) Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Dodge Charger NHRA Funny Car deploys a parachute during the NHRA DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals on April 01, 2017 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Marc Sanchez/Icon Sportswire)

Perseids Meteor Shower

2016 August 11: A general view of the Perseids meteor shower near Nipton, California. The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The Perseids appear to originate from the constellation Perseus. The name derives in part from the word Perseides, a term found in Greek mythology referring to the sons of Perseus.

Milky Way at Walking Box Ranch

2016 August 03: A view of the Milky Way from the Walking Box Ranch near Searchlight, Nevada. Walking Box Ranch, originally part of the million-acre Rock Springs Land & Cattle Company was purchased in 1931 by silent era movie stars Rex Bell and Clara Bow. They purchased the Ranch as a retreat from Hollywood. The Ranch was not far from the railroad station at Nipton, California, about a one-day train ride from Hollywood. Originally called the Box K, in 1936 the ranch was named “Walking Box” after a tripod mounted…

Live From The Field: NHRA Funny Car Worsham Final Round of Eliminations

2016 April 03: Del Worsham (1 FC) Toyota Camry NHRA Funny Car does a burnout during the final round of the NHRA Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Marc Sanchez/Icon Sportswire)

Live From The Field: NCAA Basketball UNLV defeats Oregon 80-69

2015 December 04: Dwayne Morgan (15) UNLV forward during a game against the Oregon Ducks at the MGM Grand Showcase inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UNLV Rebels would defeat the Oregon Ducks 80-69. (Photo by Marc Sanchez/Icon Sportswire)

Storm Shots July 2014

July 07:2014: Upon returning from Sunday’s chase I noticed the underside of the chase vehicle was coated in oil. I decided it was best to work on locating the source of the oil leak and fix it because there would be more days of chasing ahead.  As I was tearing down the engine looking for the leak, I kept noticing the sky getting darker. The winds began to kick up and the air the air smelled like rain. Wrenching along on the engine, I kept seeing flashes of lightning out…