On two occasions, in two very different seasons, I traveled to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to make some pictures with Justin Vernon, Bon Iver. Jagjaguwar has commissioned the shoots for use in promotion of his second album, Bon Iver. There’s a lot I could say about the wonderfully encouraging [...]
The North Carolina Legislative Building is an odd duck architecturally. Instead of the traditional gilded dome on top, there are three pyramids with repeating geometric patterns that resemble the scales of a lizard. The floor plan is quite inventive, with four different interior court-yards surrounding [...]
It’s over. Well, it’s been done for nearly a week, but I finally feel like I’ve recovered from Hopscotch. Going into this year’s festival I made what preparations I could based off last year’s experiences. Good running shoes, [...]
Once a year the Independent Weekly honors a handful of local individuals and groups who are due recognition for their endeavors in either promoting or contributing to the arts community. Part of this recognition includes a photograph to accompany the write-up. Since 2006 [...]
Zhane Perkins, left, and Shannon Burns, share a bench with Civil War re-enactor Bobby Allen, from Asheboro, NC, on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Raleigh, Saturday, May 21, 2011 — 150 years after North Carolina officially seceded from the Union.
For the Independent Weekly’s annual summer issue we [...]
Looking back over a year’s worth of photos is always a sobering experience. My colleague, Mr. Jeremy M. Lange, and I have the pleasure of enduring this process together in order to create the Year Pictures issue. There’s an old adage I’m occasionally reminded of, “you’re only as good as your [...]