Category: Photography

Good music, good times at Wildwood Farms

Good time Saturday night enjoying the music of The Comptons from the stage of the Wildwood Farms General Store on U.S. 221 south of Floyd. Wildwood puts on a free concert every Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. where fans listen to bluegrass and gospel music  from area groups. Yes, there’s a dance floor in front

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Family Day in the Park

The Floyd Town Jubilee closed out its summer season Saturday with the Family Day in the Park event that was postponed from the previous weekend because of rain. Face painting, hollering contests, games and — of course — music filled the afternoon. The weather cooperated with a sunny day along with temperatures cooler than the

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Still photography or video? Ah, that is the question

As a lifelong photographer who spent a good part of his life shooting still images of news events around the world, it did not occur until later in life that a career in imagery would evolve into video and film. Nor did I think that the still cameras that I carry in my bag would

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Pickin’ and grinnin’

A banjo picker at a recent Friday Night Jamboree.  I should be back on a regular schedule by tomorrow after Monday’s skin cancer surgery.  Of course, I now have a six-inch scar where a three centimeter spot used to be.

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Floyd County is an area awash in music and so much of it is free and easily available to the pubic.  With warmer weather arriving each day, Friday nights will features a lot of street music.  Until then, there are free jam sessions at the Country Store on Sundays and concerts in the same store

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Roaming the streets on a Friday night

Haven’t had a chance to roam the streets of Floyd on a Friday night for a long, long time. Did so this week, taking in the music at Oddfellas Cantina and the Friday Night Jamboree. Weather still a little brisk for music on the streets but it was still good on stage at the Country

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