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Composing Meaning From The Mundane

Friday, December 3, 2010


Harrisonburg photographer Jeff James got his first camera in the mid 1980’s, and realized almost immediately that he could express his ideas more fully through image making than he ever could with words. Jeff’s photo blog, The Friendly City, caught my attention several months ago.

Summer’s End: The Rockingham County Fair in Pictures

Friday, August 20, 2010


Another Rockingham County summer comes to a crescendo in the week-long festivities of a county fair. The fair is a place where the idyllic pageantry of the cattle barn collides with the realities of the midway. Where home-canned pickles are awarded blue ribbons as trash cans fill with empty Coke bottles. Where blacksmiths form iron […]

hburgnews Photography Project

Monday, July 27, 2009


Remember when I wrote that we had some projects in the works that we will need your help with? Well, this is one of them. We want to photograph everything in Harrisonburg for use in future hburgnews stories.

Gitchell’s Photography Celebrates 100 Years

Friday, April 10, 2009


We’ve been talking a lot about business laying off workers or shutting down completely. So, in a time where businesses seem to be failing left and right it’s nice to hear about one that is thriving. Gitchell’s Photography is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month. Not only have they been in business for 100 years, […]

First Post, etc.

Monday, September 1, 2008


Hello All, Brent brought me on as a photographer. Here are some recent shots from events in the Burg over the last few weeks!

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.