Monday, August 31, 2009


Thank you for visiting my blog. I love photography and thought this would be a fun way to motivate myself to be more creative while sharing my work with family and friends. I've posted some of my favorite images from 2009 below. There are a couple pages of posts so please enjoy and feel free to comment.


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Simeon Stevens, 13, of Greensburg, flips while playing on a trampoline with his brother Solomon Stevens (left), 14, and Shon Holzapfel, 13, of Greensburg, on the 5th Ward Playground in Greensburg on August 13, 2009.

Thunder Mountain

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Cherokee descendent Alex Patton, of Millstone Township, Elk County, dances during the Thunder Mountain Lenape' Nation's 11th annual Native American Festival near Saltsburg on August 15, 2009.

Jeannette Community Days Parade

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Daniel Young (left), 11, of Harrison City, his sister Mary (middle), 8, and Katie Brooks (right), 7, of North Huntingdon, wait at Jean Cooke Dance Studio prior to marching in the Jeannette Community Days parade on July 25, 2009.

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Rick Snyder, of Jeannette, rolls up an American flag after riding in the Jeannette Community Days parade on July 25, 2009.

Shaving Cream Fight!

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Jeannette residents Emily Grimenstein (left), 11, Lindsey Lock (middle), 8, and Jessica Willochell, 11, participate in a shaving cream fight while attending the Swing, Slides, and Reading program at Altman Park in Jeannette on July 9, 2009.


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Cindy Schartner, of Highland Park, and her son Gordon, 3, play in the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle State Park on June 13, 2009.

Grey Bear

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Grey Bear, also known as Bill Garrow of Aleppo Township, Greene County, wears a bear skin while telling a story during the 246th anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run near Harrison City on August 2, 2009. Garrow was introduced to the tradition of storytelling by his pure-blood Mohawk grandparents who raised him.