I know. It’s been pretty quiet around here, so you were really hoping the next time I finally posted, it’d be some cute pictures of the boys. You’re out of luck. Instead I want to share a few of my recent work babies ;)
I’ve been working with the Inland Northwest Blood Center for the last couple months. Last year I was a volunteer photographer at their annual benefit, Epicurean Delight. It’s a beautiful night of happy people, good drinks, and amazing food. The fact that it benefits the blood center made helping out even more of a thrill. Blood donation is a cause you might have noticed I’m partial to and not just because of the donuts. Well, this year I took on a little larger role and as part of that I shot and edited this video of the night.
The response to this short little thing has been wonderful. (How fun is that time-lapse of the setup?) If it encourages one more person to spend a great night supporting our community’s health, then I’m happy! Speaking of which, you should totally come next year ;)
Speaking of blood, did you know the holidays are a hard time on blood supply? If you need a good kick in the pants to make an appointment to donate, watch this video I edited for the blood center. Knowing that taking a little time out of my schedule to donate means that total strangers get to continue living, never fails to make me weepy. Our budget is tight, but this is a free and very easy way I can still contribute to my community in a way that has serious impact. And they give me donuts in return. How could I say no to that?
In magazine news, we just wrapped up our Winter 2013 issue of Artisan Spirit . It should hit mailboxes and newsstands next week. This issue is our biggest yet! We traveled back to Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee in September for a bunch of interviews, and waiting to share the photos I took has been TORTURE. I’ll write more about our trip once the digital version of this issue has been released. Until then I’ll leave you with this delightfully blurry photo of a family winery/distillery/orchard for a tease. The light was stunning and the booze could knock your socks off. You’ll read all about it soon.Comment