Photo gallery: Inauguration Day (and night)

Images from Kentucky’s 62nd gubernatorial inauguration

By: - December 12, 2023 9:51 pm

Gov. Andy Beshear and First Lady Britainy Beshear celebrate a second term with a first dance after the “Grand March,” Kentucky Capitol, Dec. 12, 2023. (Kentucky Lantern photo by Arden Barnes)


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Arden Barnes
Arden Barnes

Arden Barnes is a freelance photographer based in Kentucky. Her work has taken her from covering climate disasters, agriculture and daily life in her home in Central Kentucky to southern Oregon where she covered multi-layered water and climate issues. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, NPR and Sports Illustrated, among others. She enjoys hiking, creating images with her grandfather’s old film camera and considers herself a very proud Kentuckian. More of her work can be found on her website,