Event

The Blue Angels

The Blue Angels

Tweet For the first time in almost 30 years, The Blue Angels came to Lynchburg and put on quite a show. I was eight years old the first time they came and, by sheer happenstance, I caught sight of their diamond formation in the sky miles from our yard. I remember cheering when I saw […]


The Inauguration of Barack Obama

The Inauguration of Barack Obama

Tweet view the full photo gallery A couple of weeks ago, I got a surprise call from Senator Webb’s office asking if I wished to attend Obama’s inauguration in Washington, DC. Are you kidding!? I’d barely hung up the phone before I was renting lenses and starting to plan the trip. Within the next hour, […]


Rally in the Valley – Obama in Roanoke, Va

Rally in the Valley - Obama in Roanoke, Va

Tweet Tweet Tweet view the full photo gallery <a href="http://halfpress .com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/20081017-_MG_5977.jpg”> I had the opportunity to photograph Sen. Barack Obama’s rally in Roanoke, Va. It’s the first shoot I’ve done for the Democratic Party of Virginia since 2006. I did a great deal of political event photography for the DPVA in 2004, specifically the DNC […]


The Wedding of Shawn & Matt

The Wedding of Shawn & Matt

Tweet Visit the full photo gallery This past weekend, Elisabeth, Anne Richards, John Jaffe and I attended the weekend-long wedding of our dear friends, Shawn Brenneman and Matt Labarge. I’m pretty pissed off with use of the word “event” these days. We have weather events. Television events. All kinds of “world premiere events”. Crap. All […]


Lantern Bearing

Lantern Bearing

Tweet Tweet Tweet <img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-180" title="_MG_2428" src="http://halfpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/MG_2428-150×150 .jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ srcset=”http://halfpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/MG_2428-150×150.jpg 150w, http://halfpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/MG_2428-310×310.jpg 310w” sizes=”(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px” /> View the full photo gallery In the eleven years I’ve worked at SBC, I’ve never witnessed a Lantern Bearing but have always been fascinated with the concept. From a photography standpoint, I’ve always […]


Photo Slideshow: Inauguration of Gov. Tim Kaine

Photo Slideshow: Inauguration of Gov. Tim Kaine

Tweet NOTE: This post is included for historical reasons. The galleries have been relocated to Zenfolio (and linked below) I don’t usually mix the photos between halfpress and my other blog, Documenting Democracy, but I’ve been experimenting with a fantastic new flash-based slideshow tool and decided to use my most recent set of photos from […]


2005 Oak Ridge Steeplechase

2005 Oak Ridge Steeplechase

Tweet Tweet View the full photo gallery Last year I photographed the 2004 Oak Ridge Steeplechase for fun. A number of my photos got used in various places ranging from a Nelson County tourism magazine to serving as the model for a painting that was auctioned at this year’s steeplechase fundraising gala. This year I […]


Archive: Steeplechase at Oak Ridge – October, 2004

Archive: Steeplechase at Oak Ridge - October, 2004

Tweet Tweet Tweet View the full photo gallery Another collection from last year that I wanted to get into the archives here on the blog: These were shot with my last digital SLR (Canon 300D) on a slightly cold and misty day. I’m looking forward to shooting this again this coming fall. As much as […]