Options to Do Good and to Think Deeply This Weekend

If you count Rhythm n Blooms, where many of us will spend the entire weekend, as one event, there are 58 other options for vying for your weekend fun, according to my 10 Day Planner. The tally includes First Friday events downtown – many of which I didn’t learn about in time to include on […]

TRU Dog Network Becomes a Non-Profit, Hosts Photography Exhibit

Most people who know her can remember the first time they met Tinah Utsman. The first time for me was summer of 2010 at a Knox Heritage Summer Supper at Kendrick Place. It was as if whole sections of the gathered crowd spun and realigned in her wake. Photographing like a maniacal documentarian as she […]

Big Ears Sets a Big Weekend

I’ll admit I was a little discouraged and pretty much put the event out of my mind. I’d asked for press credentials to the Big Ears Music Festival and didn’t get a response of any kind. Sure, I knew the national media – and probably international media – would be in town, but wasn’t there […]

Spring Photos with Cannon T3 and Zoom Lens

Knoxville Skyline, March 2012 I’m very slowly experimenting with my camera. I’ve tried most of the pre-settings. I still lean on “automatic” a good bit, but I’m pretty fond of other settings, such as “flash off,” “landscape,” “portrait,” and “sports.” The camera does really well with minimal light and no flash, avoiding the “washed out” […]