When I worked at the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Virginia, one of my favorite things to cover was the Cole Bro’s Circus when it came to town. I would get up super early to photograph the tent raising on the morning of their arrival and then return as much as I could to see what [...]
When I was director of photography at the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va, one of my favorite things to shoot was the Cole Bros. Circus when it came to town. I think it made the rest of the staff happy because nobody wanted to get up at 6 a.m. for the tent raising. Since that [...]
Amanda Fortney – Images by Pete Marovich In 2009 I went to the Shenandoah Valley Speedway to shoot a story for the Daily News-Record about a young local boy that was racing at the track on the weekends. While I was there, this hot pink race car caught my eye. When a blond teenager climbed [...]
Alyssa’s Story – Images by Pete Marovich FROM 2006: Seventeen-year-old Alyssa Currence was looking forward to her senior year at Broadway High School. But instead of a fun-filled year, Alyssa and her family found themselves in the middle of the unknown when Alyssa was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease, a form of cancer, on her first [...]
2010 USNA Induction Day – Images by Pete Marovich Approximately 1,230 young men and women arrived at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Alumni Hall, Thursday, July 1, for Induction Day, to begin their new lives as “plebes” or midshipmen fourth class (freshmen). “I-Day” culminates when the members of the Class of 2014 take the oath of [...]
The Old Order – Images by Pete Marovich The farmlands of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Ontario are among the most productive in North America. Many of the farmers here are different though, but different by choice. They are the Old Order Mennonites, sometimes called the ‘Plain People,’ they trace their heritage back hundreds of [...]
The Inauguration of Barack Obama – Images by Pete Marovich Images from inauguration weekend 2009 including the concert on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial and spectators watching the inaugural ceremony on the National Mall.
BURNED In 2008 U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,451,500 fires. These fires resulted in 3,320 civilian fire fatalities, 16,705 civilian fire injuries and an estimated $15,478,000,000 in direct property loss. (The direct property loss includes the California Wildfires 2008 with an estimated property loss of $1,400,000,000.) There was a civilian fire death every 158 minutes and a [...]
Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps dedicated to serving mankind by providing free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States and the world. Images from this story can be found on my PhotoShelter Archive.
I have been working on an essay about the Old Order Mennonites in our area and have been allowed access to a family. It is kind of a delicate situation and line to walk since the Old Order Mennonites are a lot like the Amish in that they prefer not to be photographed. When discussing [...]
I was informed tonight by email that the Official Barack Obama Inaugural Book has been printed and is at the bindery. I have the honor of having 4 images in the book along with the images of an elite team of award-winning photojournalists led by Pulitzer Prize winner David Hume Kennerly who served as official [...]