Pentagram’s Eddie Opara at AIGA DC

When Eddie Opara, an iconic designer, visual strategist and partner at Pentagram, came to speak at AIGA DC, I served as the official event photographer for the night. It took place at the beautiful Corcoran School of the Arts and Design and ticket proceeds benefitted the AIGA DC Design Continuum Fund. Eddie is a recipient of the AIGA/Worldstudio […]

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Hummingbird Gardens sketch
Altered Archives Marketing Case Study by Lindsay Benson Garrett

Altered Archives—Marketing & Branding Case Study

This past summer I collaborated with Stephanie Dorrycott in producing Altered Archives, a full length multimedia dance show with her company, Motion X Dance DC, as a part of the 10th anniversary of the Capital Fringe Festival. Original choreography created by Stephanie, with guest choreography by Elysia Greene, was performed by six dancers against a backdrop of abstract video illustrations that I shot and edited. The show was presented five times at Gallaudet University in July. It was an incredible adventure and a ton of work—I have a whole new respect for event planners and performing artists.

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Mount Rainier

Creative Sprint Highlights

I joined a 30 day Creative Spring hosted by Another Limited Rebellion. You can follow along on social media by looking up the hashtag #CreativeSprint. Every morning an email with the day’s challenge arrives in my inbox and I take the opportunity to experiment creating something fast and furious.

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TEDx Herndon

The inaugural TEDx Herndon event took place on March 14, 2015 (Pi Day). My good friend, Joe Plummer, organized all the pieces to bring together an inspiring and emotional day of fresh ideas and new perspectives. We learned about the value of unhappiness and the importance of honeybees, hedonistic creativity and green technology of the future.

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Icy grass by Lindsay Benson Garrett, 2015

Midnight Ice Grass

I would love winter if it weren’t so cold. It can be beautiful, especially when everything is covered in ice. These macro photos of icy grass were taken at midnight with a LED handheld light. While shivering uncontrollably I imagined that these were not the dead blades of summertime grass but rather underwater coral reefs discovered while scuba diving.

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