hey, you! you musician! over there! yeah, you!

It looks like we’re going to avoid a major government shutdown for the time being, but that doesn’t mean that the Republicans aren’t just going to decide to stop paying me while I answer phone calls from claimants, so some stuff I thought I’d put out there, local musicians and others: Need new and interesting…

promo: the night kitchen

I spent some time yesterday afternoon taking headshots of my friend Heather and her business partner Kala, for their new home bakery business, the Night Kitchen. It’s interesting, trying to get natural shots of people who are very conscious of your camera. I think I got some winners. When their website goes up, I will…

radio silent auction promo shoot

radio silent auction promo shoot, originally uploaded by minervacat. Spent some time with Radio Silent Auction yesterday, working up promo shots for them. I don’t do a lot of promo work because as a photographer I find it sort of artistically unsatisfying in theory, but I actually kind of got a kick out of playing…

twilight, carrboro

twilight, carrboro, originally uploaded by minervacat. stop your parents’ car — i just saw a shooting star — the Avett Brothers, “Laundry Room” This is a track from the Avetts’ upcoming I And Love And You, out in September; I ripped a version of it recorded for an NPR session from video to .mp3 so…

print sale!

twilight, carrboro, originally uploaded by minervacat. I’m happy to say that I’m running a print sale with my friend Ash. You can purchase any of the photos Ash has posted or any I have, but we’d suggest starting with our favorite photos for easier browsing. Ash’s favorites are here & here. My favorites are here…

nc botanical gardens

nc botanical gardens, originally uploaded by minervacat. Spent a pleasant hour in the North Carolina Botanical Gardens yesterday afternoon. Everything was very green and very in bloom; so much color and so many interesting shapes to see. On Tuesday afternoon, I got laid off — thanks a pantsload, economy! — and I’m looking at it…