Thursday, May 27, 2010

Congratulations


Yes...today was a big day for congratulations. 
My Son  passed his drivers license test and my niece graduated from high school...
Yes, today was a GREAT day.
Me and my sister are very proud parents today!!




Bowling at Turner Hill


I had a photo job at a Black Tie Gala Saturday night at Turner Hill Estate in Ipswich.  
There is an old bowling alley in the basement of the mansion.

NESOP Assignment - Diptychs and Triptychs


As you can see...I had a lot of fun with this assignment

Walking for Arthritis - Family Style


Sunday, May 24th was the Arthritis Walk in Beverly MA which raised over $85,000

And the highest bid goes to....


Taken while photographing the Friends of Beverly Hospital's 100th Anniversary Gala.

Turner Hill Estate


Couple looking out over the grounds of Turner Hill Estate in Ipswich Ma
Taken while photographing the Friends of Beverly Hospital's 100th Anniversary Gala

NESOP Assignment - Using a Slow Shutter Speed

This weeks assignment for my photo Class was using a Slow Shutter Speed.
I have done night photography with a slow shutter speed but i tried to do some different things.

Here I timed this right with a 20 second shutter speed to get all lights lit on this traffic light.

This car was still for 15 seconds while cars went passed it...gives the impression that the cars are speeding passed.

Macro Fun

I pulled out my 100mm f/2.8 macro lens recently...have not used it in like forever...forgot how much fun it is.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Senior Prom

My 22 yr old son escorted his 17 yr old cousin to her senior prom tonight.  These two practically grew up together...they are both only children...she is like the younger sister he never had and he is like the older brother she never had...and they are good friends. It was such a proud moment to see them enjoy each others company ..and they were thrilled to be able to spend the evening together before she heads off to college in Indiana in the fall.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Annual Nurses Dinner Event


I had the honor of being the photographer for the Northeast Hospital Corporation's annual Nurses Week Dinner Event. After dinner, they had a "Spa Room" open for the nurses that included manicures,, Makeup chair massages, jewelry sales, handbags for sale, the opportunity to make your on beaded jewelry and charactures by this very talented artist.  It was a Very fun evening for all

CANstruction



Beverly Main Streets and Kurt Anderson, a local teacher, established a local fundraiser,
Beverly CAN, in which all citizens and businesses have the opportunity to participate.  
Teams of friends, co-workers, and civic groups have the opportunity to stock the shelves of Beverly Bootstraps Community services with canned and non-perishable food items by competing for awards through planning and creating sculptures made of canned goods.
 After the judging process all cans will be donated to the Bootstraps food pantry in Beverly MA.

My employer, Beverly Hospital, set up a team to build this Etch A Sketch® 
from cans that we are entering in this contest.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Chalk on the Walk

Spent the day in Harvard Square,Cambridge with friends.
Chalk on the Walk is the Cambridge version of an Italian Street Painting Festival.  It is one of the many interesting activities that make Harvard Square MayFair a destination for over 100,000 people on the first Sunday in May. The artists are free to create, with chalk pastels (supplied by the Club), their own visions.  Paintings are created along Church Street and in full view of the public who pass by to watch the chalk drawings develop. The artwork is judged and prizes awarded at 4:00 P.M. The fact that the paintings disappear at the end of the day makes their beauty even more appealing. 

In my opinion, this was one of the best Chalk drawings during today's
Chalk on the Walk event in Harvard Square

Immigrant Rights Protest In Boston

Saturday, May 1, 2010, Protesters were seen on Park Street in front of the Boston Commons
(photographer shows no opinion in the protest...This is just photojournalism)