One Shot: The City Through the Lens


One Shot: Railroad Park

Leslie Cooper captured this moment at Railroad Park on her iPhone. She says, “This little guy was having a blast going back and forth on this walkway, and the sunset was truly magnificent. In any event, Birmingham is a lovely city to be sure!”

One Shot: Tornado Season

Tornado season in Birmingham is no joke, a truth photographer Ginnard Archibald captured with this breathtaking photo one dark and stormy evening.

One Shot: Spring Arrives

After what seemed like an endless winter, spring arrived in all her glory. Birminghamians–people and flowers alike–turned their faces up to the sun. This Highland Park home was just one example of the color that popped up all around the city. Photo by Lindsey Lowe

TedxBirmingham takes the stage

Quagswag performs at TEDxBirmingham. Glenny Brock, Chris Hastings, and Malik Kofi were just a few of the speakers who captivated the audience during a day of Birmingham inspiration.

Deep Freeze

The South quite literally froze during a spell of extreme cold weather in the first days of 2014. This fountain at Brookwood Village–like much of the city–was taken by surprise.

One Shot: I Do

Engagement photo shot by Ginnard Archibald

One Shot: Have Your Holiday on Ice

Grand River on Ice opened last month at the Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, in what seems likely to become a grand holiday tradition and a triumph of seasonal spirit over our variable weather. Skaters can try out the rink throughout the holiday season. It closes Jan. 5.

One Shot: Saving the Day—One Window at a Time

Superhero window washers spread cheer through the windows to patients at Children’s of Alabama as part of “Celebrating Our Superheroes” week from September 16–20. It was organized in honor of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month as well as to celebrate the young heroes battling illness at Children’s.

One Shot: The Happiest 5K on the Planet

Local photographer JC Bravo captured the colorful experience of  The Color Run held at  Barber Motor Sports Park on Sept. 2. The run supports the Global Poverty Project, whose mission is to increase the number of people taking action to end extreme poverty.

One Shot: The City’s New Favorite Pastime

We are all loving the Barons at the new Region’s Field. Photographer David Garrett captured this moment at a game on July 18, 2013.

One Shot: Rock On

Within Reason performing at Iron City June 20th to raise money for the new Make-A-Wish Alabama chapter. Photo by Ginnard Archibald