A collection of photographs that I took while I was a staff photographer for to newspapers, Columbia Missourian in Missouri and the The Chautauquan Daily in New York, spring/ summer of 2013.
North Carolina Dance Theatre dancers share a laugh in a Carnahan-Jackson Dance Studio corridor at rehearsal Friday, July 9, 2013 at Chautauqua Institution, Ny.
A resident of Tara Apartments runs through the snow on the way to his apartment on Thursday morning, Columbia, Mo. A vast snowstorm swept across mid-Missouri on February, 2013 shutting down businesses, major roadways and schools, including MU.
Local artists, Sabrina Lynn Garcia-Rubio and her husband Max Garcia Rubio decorate the box office of True/False Film Festival that takes place every spring in Columbia, Mo. "Magic/Realism", a concept where "both magic and documentary deploy artifice and misdirection to illuminate a new reality," was the theme picked by the organizers for 2014.
Karrie Fuller,22, housekeeper at the Athenaeum Hotel cleans the staircase during her work shift on June 2013 at Chautauqua Institution, Ny.
It's Fuller's first time working for the Institution, a place she appreciates since childhood, when her stepfather used to take her to see music concerts. Fuller's daily 40 minutes commute from Jamestown to Chautauqua doesn't bother her as long as she gets to earn money to raise Michael Fuller, her three years old son.
LSV members walk on the stage for the unveiling ceremony during Tap Day at Jessie Hall Auditorium Friday, April 19, 2013.
North Carolina Dance Theatre dancers perform during the evening entertainment program on the stage of Chautauqua Amphitheater.
The 5 Browns, a quintet of piano-playing siblings perform on the Amphitheater stage on June 25, 2013 at Chautauqua Institution, Ny.
MU junior David Bonuchi dives during the practice at the Mizzou Aquatics Center on Thursday afternoon Feb. 7, 2013. Bonuchi is training for the 2016 Olympics.
Truman the Tiger lifts Elaine Evans, 9, in celebration after she successfully completed a game during a timeout Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Evans, with the help of the crowd, had to find Truman on the court while blindfolded. She was awarded a giant stuffed tiger as a prize
LSU gymnast Lloimincia Hall finishes her floor routine during the LSU - Mizzou meet at Hearnes Center, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Lloimincia got perfect score for her floor performance.
Missouri breaststroke swimmer Jowan Qupty swims during practice Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Mizzou Rec Center. Qupty took a redshirt season to focus on making the Israeli Olympic Team.
Alexander Reed, 5, fishes together with his sister Emilia Reed,7, at Chautauqua Lake, Ny. The children's grandparents met at Chautauqua almost 60 years ago. This is how Chautauqua became the place for summer family reunions of the Reed's of Virginia and the Choate's of New Hampshire.
A girl tries to decide upon what candy she will get from the candy store on Aug. 2013 at Chautauqua County Demolition Derby Dunkirk, NY.
Mac McShane runs on the Chautauqua Lake shore while holding lit fireworks on the Forth of July day, Summer of 2013. McShane's family owns a vacation house at Chautauqua, New York where they spend most of the summer time.