Saturday, August 13, 2011

Patrick Henry at State Capitol

The St. John's Church Foundation held it's celebration of Patrick Henry's birthday with a reenactment of his "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at the Virginia State Capitol for the first time in history. After the event, Governor McDonnell and his wife hosted a reception at the Governor's Mansion. Below are images from the event, held earlier this summer . I think the reenactors enjoyed the chance to use the House of Delegates chamber. Everyone enjoyed the reception later at the Governor's Mansion.

Patrick Henry speaks on the floor of the House of Delegates

Lt. Governor Bolling and his wife look on as Patrick Henry speaks

Governor McDonnell introduces former Governor Henry at the reception

The two Governors pose for snapshots at the Governor's Mansion

Monday, April 11, 2011

Suzanna Fields, Paintings

What can I say I love Suzanna's work. This artist is one of those people, I just can't wait to see what she is going to bring in. I have included two recent pieces here, more for how they will render this small than that they are my favorites. Then again these are awfully fun and wonderful. I would try to explain her work, but you should just go to

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Art Photographed

These are just examples of some of the art that I have photographed over the last few months. I have not uploaded any art in awhile and wanted to catch up. As I have said before I am lucky to be able to photograph for an amazing group of artists. Enough said, enjoy this small sampling of work.

Oil Painting by Jim Black

Detail of Jim Black's Painting

Woven Hair on Found Fabric by Sonya Clark

Detail of Sonya Clark's Fiber Piece

Tapestry by Andrea Donnelly

Detail of Andrea Donnelly's Tapestry

I thought I would include the details of these pieces for two reasons. One to show how important details are, and also because it is fun for me to create new work, in a sense, by photographing a detail of some one's art.

Monday, March 21, 2011

GRCC Annual Dinner & Impact Award

The Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Impact Awards was a chance to review the accomplishments of the year and give awards out to businesses that had an impact on the community. As I have for many years, I was again the photographer for the event. For me the excitement is the final award given to a small business that has grown and done innovative things as a company as well as in the community. The thrill for me, is that often the winner is a business who's people I know.

Tom Silvestri, President & Publisher, Richmond Times-Dispatch greets people with a cutout of past president, Gary L. Rhodes, Ed.D. President of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, who could not attend.

With Mr. Silvestri as host the evening took a media theme to showcase achievements.

The mascot for The Richmond Flying Squirrels winner of the Richmond Business Council's Award.

Beth Bailey of The Pediatric Connection, winner of the Impact Award,
hands the award to one of their clients, who joined her on the podium.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

John Marshall Medal in Law Gala

For years I have had the pleasure of working with the John Marshall Foundation. I believe I have done photography for the Foundation since it began with it's Teacher Awards years ago. Over the years I have gotten to know some wonderful people through my work for JMF. Recently, JMF held a Gala to give the John Marshall Medal in Law to a distinguished jurist who lives up to the ideals of John Marshall. This year they honored former Chief Justice of the Virginia Harry L. Carrico. The author David Baldacci was one of the presenters for the evening. Also in attendance was a large group of Justice Carrico's former law clerks, as well as descendants of John Marshall.

Marshall University Fife & Drum open the evening.

Lynn Brackenridge, Ex. Dir., David Baldacci, Justice Harry Carrico and Former Governor Douglas Wilder.

Harry Carrico and David Baldacci enjoy a funny story about the Chief Justice.

John Marshall raises a cup to honor Justice Harry L. Carrico.

A Look Back at Fall 2010

Photography of Daniel DiCaprio Recent Work

It has been awhile since I updated my postings, so here we go. First thing is to introduce and show off the work of Daniel DiCaprio. I photographed his recent work in the Fall and was very taken by his sculptural pieces. Here are two wall hung pieces done in October, which I believe he created for a gallery in New York. The black glossy finish and small metal texturing were a challenge, but it was fun to see what the lighting would do.