Monthly Archives: July 2011

I don’t usually shoot flowers

There’s a reason I don’t usually shoot flowers. It’s because every time I do, the pictures suck. Thus, I’ve managed to make it through more than a year of blogging, and this is the first flower shot I’ve posted. My friend, Carl Moser, would think these are cool, and the picture doesn’t suck, so voilà. […]

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Rock camp rock concert

I never cease to be amazed at what I don’t know. At four o’clock on Friday afternoon, I discovered that not only is there a Rock Camp (à la School of Rock) in Hickory this week, but their kick out the jams showcase concert was scheduled to start at 6:30 PM. As Hickory’s only legitimate […]

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Guitar Vibrations

Today’s shot is from a visit to the Nashville home of Billy and Sandy Crain last November. This picture was inspired by a photo of James Taylor in a barn, with tools hanging in the background. It was taken by the great photographer, Norman Seef, in the early 1970s. I think I remember it from […]

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dRob at the piano

I’ve been in Nashville the last couple days shooting new photos for BlackHawk. Most shots are not ready to show yet, but I thought all you Dave Robbins fans would like to see one of dRob himself taken yesterday. Dave came up with the idea of shooting in front of an old upright piano – […]

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Shooting the drummer

It ain’t easy getting decent shots of drummers. Even when they are well lit, there is almost never a clear line of sight without standing in the middle of the stage, which is not an option for any photographer who wishes to live to shoot the next show. So when I found a good spot […]

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Goodbye Rich Hill

Henry Paul and the members of BlackHawk are seen here waiving goodby to the large and enthusiastic crowd at the end of a Fourth of July performance in Rich Hill, Missouri. A street banner said Rich Hill is famous for its Fourth, and I can see why. The town’s population increases tenfold for the Independence […]

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Teach your children – and more from the Shed

The entire Hart family got a lesson in rock ‘n roll from the Outlaws on Saturday night. Scroll down to see more shots from the Shed. Billy Crain was in fine form. Some of the fans were easy on the eyes. Why the Outlaws always sound great. Courtesy of Donnie Dawg. Chris Anderson singing Prisoner. […]

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Speaking of three guitar onslaughts…

In a post last week, I said I considered myself an expert on the subject of three guitar onslaughts. This is why. If you like your rock ‘n roll with savory guitars (and sweet harmonies), the Outlaws are hard to beat. In the southern fried heat of a July evening in Tennessee, the Outlaws delivered […]

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