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    Where Events Stand Now: April, 2022

    I’ve stopped checking the New York Times COVID Tracker every morning. I’ve stopped looking at every little bit of COVID news, and trying to read the tea leaves about how tiny COVID changes might impact events moving forward. The reason why is simple.  At some point last month, there was a fundamental change in people, […]

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    Update on how the Delta surge is impacting events and event photography.

    March, 2020.  I was standing at the baggage carousel at BWI Airport, waiting for my luggage to drop from my Birmingham flight.  I’d just finished the Bassmaster Classic, a green screen experiential photo marketing event we do every year.  I glanced up at the CNN news loop on the flat screen above, and thought, “Wow, […]

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  • Audrey from Little Shop of Horrors

    The Start of Something New: Part 3

    Since before 2001, I’ve wanted to be a photographer.  After September 11, 2001 — hours after– I went to photograph Ground Zero.  Those photos launched my career.  But careers don’t happen overnight.  Even with some magazine covers under my belt, I had to think hard about how I’d leverage this new found obsession. That’s what […]

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  • Mario Andretti's Indycar at Honda Dealer's Show

    The Start of Something New: Part 1

    Las Vegas was hot.  The sun beat down on my rental van as I pulled in front of the Mandalay Bay convention center glass doors.  I had about 400 lbs of equipment in the back of the SUV, and the hike from the door, past the aquarium, up the little grade, to either elevator or […]

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  • Baltimore Critters

    Finding Your Spark During COVID, CTL ALT DELETE

    Chapter 3 “It only takes a spark, to get a fire going/ and soon all those around / will warm up in it’s glowing.  That’s how it is with God’s love, blah blah blah blah blah, pass it on.” I am not a religious person; in fact, my beliefs venture into Bill Maher territory.  That […]

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  • Mary Ann Gatty in the US Event Photos Podcast Stuido

    Finding Your Spark During Covid or Cue the Tambourine

    Chapter 2  When one door closes, another door opens.  I just didn’t expect that door to be under my feet. I fell through the trap door, sliding into a depression that was foreign.  An isolation I’ve never experienced.  A time when it seemed like the forces of darkness were overwhelming the light.  Star Wars level […]

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