Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Is shooting with a camera like shooting with a gun?

“When this is in your hands (camera), you are the center of the universe. Not that anything else exists, it certainly does. You are important, this (the camera) empowers you to do whatever the hell you want.” … Mel DiGiamo Mel DiGiamo, was recently the featured artist on B&H’s Event Space. For those unfamiliar with […]


Rubber for Cotton

Josh Riley of Cameron, S.C. manages a repair service for farm equipment.  Now is the height of the cotton picking season in the Four Hole Swamp area of Low Country S.C.  Image from the Cotton Tale: A Century Family, Farm, and Industry.  


Linda Baker paints with a full palette of ability and compassion

  This is a “personal advocacy documentary” featuring Linda Baker, a faculty participating artist / instructor at the Kanuga Watermedia Workshops in Hendersonville, NC. It was produced in a format to instill “timelessness” and of a duration that most viewers would wish to experience from beginning to end. As a professional watercolor artist, Linda is […]


Documentary … “Wanted Alive! Creative Free Time”

 Documentarian and Maestro Burt Westdorp works his magic at the (Mac) keyboard Twenty or more  individuals experienced a virtual  “creative free time”  this past week all week at the Duke University Center for Documentary Studies specialty workshop – “Digging In”.  A talented faculty of documentary luminaries descended from the four corners of the U.S. mainland and Canada to […]


Sharon Roggenbuck …throwing cartwheels and winning triathlons at 74

Sharon Roggenbuck's famous cartwheel move on her way to the 2012 Lake Logan International Triathlon.

  Sharon started running when she was 40; an activity which came easy to her. Her only pre-athletic activity was equestrian. She won her age group in her first race, a 10K. She was hooked and became a marathon veteran and responded to the triathlon variation when they were becoming popular in the early ’80’s. For […]


Dixie Classic Fair celebrates 129 years of tradition … where everyone’s a hero

Since 1882, farmers, homemakers, and families have been plowing the isles of the entertainment and paddocks of family agriculture and livestock to celebrate the fall cornucopia of Piedmont North Carolina.  Originally held downtown in the Brown’s Tobacco Warehouse at Main and Fifth Streets, the Fair was once known as the Piedmont Tobacco Fair to coincide with the […]