Bikes, waiting for POTUS, POTUS, some in-betweeners, swearing in Delegate Sam Rasoul, VCU B-Ball, Snow
a-And I got to ride in a snowplow!
from the past week.
also rounded up all of my bike stuff from the past few years last week…for those of you that haven’t seen - there’s a new page on my website here (or for those of you who have - I made some pretty big tweaks in sequencing and added a frame since I first put it up)
McDonnell becomes McAuliffe.
2013 was a pretty solid year - I finished school, I got a ten-week taste of full time work at a newspaper, and I managed to squeeze in a few personal projects on the side.
I spent an afternoon in Richmond International Raceway’s RV Park heart of darkness, a night rollerskating with a swarm of denim-clad bikers, and a summer’s worth of evenings in the Flying Squirrels’ dugout.
I made friends in a civil war encampment and drank a beer with pirates on Ocracoke Island.
I biked through the post-apocalyptic Richmond City limits with wizards rogues and rangers, bounced up and down the East Coast like a human yo-yo, and got lost in a quarry that I didn’t know existed.
I learned what exactly my dad meant when he told me photojournalism is mostly a “hurry-up-and-wait” ordeal through hours sitting on basketball court baselines, waiting for Obama to walk through the Rose Garden, and chasing Bill Clinton through a suburban Red Lobster.
And I apologize if all of this is redundant since most of these photos are reposts or self-aggrandizing because…y’know (it is)…but I’ve always kinda been a sucker for year-in-reviews. And this was a good one.
(and thanks for looking…it’s kind of a lot.)
Wigwam - Jan. 1, 2013
Richmond as Gotham/January 12/Richmond, VA
Post UTD/January 12/Richmond, VA
Snow Hut/March 6/Chantilly, VA
Blue Ridges/March 10/Asheville, NC
Into the troll hole/March 14/Richmond, VA
Beach birds/March 22/Virginia Beach, VA
Art inspection/April 12/Richmond, VA
Gravelly Point Park/May 13/Washington, DC
GWARBQ/August 17/Richmond, VA
Like a scene from Hot Rod/August 17/Richmond, VA
SFVW/August 23/San Francisco, CA
The only selfie I’m gonna post/August 23/San Francisco, CA
INEEDIT/August 25/Chantilly, VA
Every Thursday/September 5/Richmond, VA
Bone drop/September 12/Richmond, VA
Slimy yet satisfying/September 21/Richmond, VA
Manchester flood wall/October 8/Richmond, VA
Folk Fest limbo challenge/October 12/Richmond, VA
Byrd Park/October 23/Richmond, VA
Nacho/November 1/Richmond, VA
Marathon #2/November 16/Richmond, VA
Senior thesis/December 4/Richmond, VA
FedinaPuddle/December 8/Richmond, VA
I haven’t had the chance to do very much shooting in between the mountain of papers that I’ve had to grind through this past month and finishing school, but I did manage to spend a pretty good chunk of November sitting on the floor of The Siegel Center. Here’s some stuff from a handful of VCU games as well as the girls’ state volleyball championship.
Richmond Folk Fest, Thomas Jefferson High School Football, Stumping with Bill Clinton, and Terry McAuliffe, and…some Pirates
Slower work weeks as the dog days of summer put Richmond in their usual stranglehold
Lakeside Community Garden, classic cars at RIR, Terry McAuliffe at the Redskins Training Camp, Henrico Superintendent Patrick Russo during misconduct investigations, weight-loss line dancing at Zacharias Ganey Health Institute with Walter Jones, a former ZG security guard, and…the good ol’ Squirrels