A New Year’s Day tradition reminds me to be a bit more intentional in getting out and hitting the trail.Read More
Back in January, Laura and I ran East to Wilson to check out the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. The park is quite cool. It's the obvious draw downtown Wilson—for now.
There's some fun stuff coming to Downtown Wilson around the park. As the sunset got muddier than I'd hoped, Laura and I grabbed a pint at 217 Brew Works. We learned about the pizza place going in next door, the potlucks at the brewery, food trucks, etc.
We'll be back—for more than just another shot at interesting whirligig shots. Until then, here's a taste of what I did get from the first trip.
Kirby Derby 2017 at Dorthea Dix Park. A new venue after 15 years.
Hats off to the level-headed folks who pulled together an impromptu, peaceful, counter-protest to make it clear that white supremacists are not welcome in Durham.Read More
Favorite shots from the North Carolina Museum of Art's Rolling Sculptures exhibit.
Visiting lemurs and the value of the sneaker zoom.
Last year Laura treated me to spending far too much time in the Porsche by Design exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
Since they were allowed, of course I dragged my camera with me.
I'm not sure what the final exposure count was to yield these 10, but it was up there. Turns out, I married a very patient woman.
In hindsight, I think I fell into the trap of shooting against what I was working with. Instead of working so hard to isolate the objects on display, maybe I should have worked to include the audience. It'd have yielded a very different set.
I'm goint to chalk that up to not shooting as often as I'd like and the rust that comes along with that.
This was the big 10 for the Kirby Derby. Didn't feel like wresting out the big camera so I dusted off the Leica without even knowing what film was in it.Read More
Finally, the complete edit. I can't believe how long it's taken to pull this together. I'm sure, by now, Caroline is at least knee-deep in planning the next Love Hangover. Enough talk. Here's the pictures. Looking forward to next year—and even getting the pictures posted up before the end of February.
I'm donating two prints to Appetite 4 Art this year. If you aren't familiar with Appetite 4 Art you should check it out and consider attending (or even donating something to the auction). It's a great event benefiting a great organization: Boys & Girls Clubs.Read More