Comeunitynow

I am very fortunate in my job.  I get to do what I love-take pictures.  Mostly I do wedding photography, bridal photography and because it isn’t usually long before my brides and grooms start their families then I get a a lot of sweet little new borns to photograph.   How lucky can a person be?  Then there are those jobs that make you grateful you have a gift that can actually contribute to those less fortunate.  I have several charities I shoot for but this is a new charity and hits right here at home.  Last April 16th I was busy shooting a wedding.  It was a crazy day since the Tornadoes had knocked out the power at the church as well as the reception.  We all considered ourselves lucky since the Sheraton still managed to have all the food ready and beautifully lit by candle light so the bride and groom still had their special day.  What I wasn’t thinking about was all the homes that got hit and the chaos that those people would be facing not only during but long after.  It hit one of our less fortunate areas with a lot of people who didn’t have home insurance or other means to recover from such a devastating hit.  So with this said, when Mary Jane chatted me on facebook and asked if I would mind doing some publicity shoots for a fundraiser they were working on to raise money for these victims I jumped at the chance.  Just a few individuals started a grass roots movement to put together a concert to raise money for these victims  What I didn’t know was how FUN it would be…  I spent last last Monday like I was at an American Idol try out.  Now I know why we have so many finalist from the Carolinas!  WE GOT TALENT! They invited many well known bands but wanted to give local talent who had never been seen an opportunity and let me tell you there are some really great unknowns out there. The concert is July 30th from 10am to 10pm so come out and support your community!!!  Oh and have a lot of fun too!  Here are some pictures from Monday’s tryouts.  Thanks to everyone at ComeUNITYNow for letting me be a part.  If you want to check them out click here to view their facebook & Event page.  EVENT PAGE http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=121118211308828 COMEUNITYNOW Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/ComeUnityNow

photography in raleigh nc by award winning photographer Diane McKinney.

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