~ Sarah Palin at Elon

I’m running off to another shoot in a few, but I thought I would post a few images from the other day.  There were a couple thousand people that showed up at Elon where there was a rally for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. (Oh, and if the secret service wasn’t in the way, I would have been able to show you an image of Sarah’s shoes! Dressed an a black skirt suit which is very flattering, with these amazing HOT red heels!) 😀

~ photographing actor, sean astin

Sean Astin, actor, most widely known as Samwise Gamgee in Lord of the Rings, Mikey Walsh in the Goonies, and other movies (check out his IMDB page), director, writer, and Hillary Clinton endorser was in North Carolina the other day speaking about Hillary’s ideas and visions if she were to be elected as president and why he stands behind her beliefs.

Someone brought their Lord of the Rings novel with them for Sean to sign, I kind of wish I thought to bring my Lord of the Rings DVD’s 🙂 :

Though I did get his signature on a Hillary Clinton poster:

and thanks to AJ who took this picture of Sean and I:

You can check out his website at http://www.seanastin.com/

~ photographing barack obama

Senator Barack Obama was in Raleigh today for a town hall meeting. There were 2000 tickets available and within a few hours were already given out. Obama’s goal was to ‘focus on the economy and his commitment to investing in middle class families’ and then answered questions from the audience

handing the mic to a 4th grader who won his class election and asked Obama what he could to to become president one day. Obama said jovially, “I should ask you some questions . . . you’ve already won”:

I would have to say, this is a classic Obama (SmiLe):

I love the feeling of this photo:

-> News and Observer Photos HERE

-> Getty Images HERE

~ Michelle Obama in North Carolina

There were a Lot of people that showed up to see Barack Obama’s wife speak last night:

Michelle is a very good speaker, and the campaign was able to keep the crowd pumped up. She was able to relate to the ‘every day people’.

** click on the thumbnails below to see a larger view:

Afterwards she spent time greeting supporters, shaking hands, signing autographs, and one guy had her sign the back of his cell phone.

~ Chelsea Clinton

Very sweet, soft spoken Chelsea Clinton was in Raleigh and Durham North Carolina campaigning for her mom, Senator Hillary Clinton answering questions and re-emphasizing what her moms visions for the future are.


I love the simplicity of this photo . . .

I have a photo of Chelsea and I that someone is sending me and I will update this post with that photo when I get it 🙂
Updated 4/1/08:  Thanks so Susannah who had her point and shoot camera with her and was able to send me this photo!