Monthly Archives: April 2011

Old fashioned face off

A not too Smart Car was involved in a nose to nose face off in the parking lot behind the Handlebar in Greenville, SC on Thursday. I didn’t stick around to see the outcome, but I’m guessing Blackberry Smoke’s tour bus prevailed.

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If you wanna wear a red jacket. . .

If you wanna wear a flashy red sports jacket in public in North Carolina, you can either coach the NC State University Wolfpack or be a ringmaster at the circus. The young ringmaster at the Lewis & Clark Circus told me his name was Billy. His grandfather runs the circus and he hopes to be […]

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Behind the scenes at the circus

I had just sat down on the ground behind the entrance to the circus ring, and was looking through my viewfinder in search of the perfect composition. Almost immediately, the ringmaster came over and said something like, “You might not want to sit there or you’ll get trampled.”  That was all the convincing I needed […]

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More Blackberry Smoke

As promised, here are a few more pics from the BBS show in Winston-Salem last week. I hope to be able to post some Zac Brown shots soon.

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The ears have it

I know I had promised more Blackberry Smoke today, but I’m taking a short detour.  After over 10 years of procrastination, I finally got my hearing tested on Tuesday. To no one’s surprise, I have moderate towards severe hearing loss in the high frequency range of my hearing. Even without a test, I’ve known this […]

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Took a day off from rock ‘n roll at Fort Dobbs

Ever heard of the French and Indian War? No, it was not a conflict involving France and India; rather it was a war between France and England between 1754 and 1763 over control of the eastern parts of what are now Canada and the United States. Due to the French and Indian War, those of […]

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Blackberry Smoke hits the big stage

There’s nothing like a big stage with great lighting to warm a photographer’s heart. Not to mention a fog machine on steroids. And Blackberry Smoke did their part to warm a photographer’s ears, not to mention those of the crowd that filled the arena. They sounded great and looked good opening for the Zac Brown […]

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Hold ‘em high

Sometimes the best images come at the least expected moments. I was fortunate indeed to be invited by Blackberry Smoke to shoot the first of several shows they will be performing with the Zac Brown Band. The concert took place Wednesday night in Winston-Salem, NC. It was a very enjoyable evening! Both bands sounded great, […]

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