In 2008 I began photographing several events and sections for the weekly newspaper The Hook in Charlottesville, Virginia. My first assignment was the ground breaking ceremony for the Emily Couric Cancer Center.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Emily Couric Cancer Center at the University of Virginia – April 17-23, 2008 Issue
Katie Couric and Governor Tim Kane among others were on hand to honor the memory of the former Virginia State Senator.
Cover image of the battle to keep the softball fields at McIntire Park.
President George W. Bush at Monticello – July 10-16, 2008 Issue
Independence Day Citizenship Ceremony at Monticello with guest speaker President George W. Bush.
Ten Restaurant & Michelle Obama Rally – September 25-October 1, 2008 Issue
First Lady Hopeful Michelle Obama and Jill Biden were on the campaign trail for their husbands at this ‘Women for Obama’ rally focused on equality in the workplace for women at the University of Virginia.
Annual Manual – December 18, 2008 Issue
Year In Review – December 25, 2008-January 7, 2009 Issue
With my architectural photography background the Editors assigned me to photograph the images for the special section of the mystery eater reviewing local restaurants.
Maya Restaurant – May 15-21, 2008 Issue
While photographing at Maya Restaurant the owner informed me that if I hung around for a little while Muhammod Ali would be coming in for dinner. It was an amazing experience to meet and take a few pictures of the Boxing Champion.
Zinc Restaurant – June 12-18, 2008 Issue
Mas Restaurant – August 28-September 3, 2008 Issue
Fleurie Restaurant – December 10-16, 2009 Issue
Duners Restaurant – April 9-15, 2009 Issue
The pictures also accompanied the articles on The Hook Website as well.