Category archives: General

  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday July 6th 2018

  • My 32nd Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… Hazleton Art League Art Exhibit: Anthracite Arts Op[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday June 1st 2018

  • My 31st Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… The Sage Exchange Hazleton Art League Art Exhibi[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday May 4th 2018

  • My 30th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… The Sage Exchange: Kentucky Derby Hat Contest Ha[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Apr 2nd 2018

  • My 29th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday   Stops I made on this First Friday… The Sage Exchange:Small local vendors, an[...]
Beyond Violence Fashion Show 2018
  • Beyond Violence Fashion Show 2018

  • I had a phenomenal time photographing for Beyond Violence Fashion Show 2018! The show was by Covert's Closet Main Street Bloomsburg for Beyond Violence: Berwick's Women's Shelter to help raise awareness and funding. Check out the full gallery here. Prints are available, and pro[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Feb 2nd 2018

  • My 28th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday   Stops I made on this First Friday… This time around I could not make any stops[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Dec 1st 2017

  • My 27th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… This time around I could not make any stops as I was [...]
  • Miss Greater Hazleton Pageant Show 2018

  • I've sponsored and photographed second year in a row Miss Greater Hazleton Scholorship Organization's pageant show and title holders headshots/fashion photography. Here's the pageant show that took place in November 2017 for the 2018 title holders.   Here's a preview but I highly recommen[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Nov 3rd 2017

  • My 26th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… The Sage Exchange: Woodcarving Demostration Hazl[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Oct 6th 2017

  • My 25th Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. Don’t forget to check out my instagram feed @chrisadval and new instagram account for Hazleton's First Friday @hazletonfirstfriday Stops I made on this First Friday… The Sage Exchange The Dapper Room Hazleton Ar[...]
  • Friday's Business to Business Tips Series!

  • Announcing a new blog bi-weekly series for small or large businesses to learn on how to work with a freelance professional photographer. Such as choosing the right photographer for the right job, differences in quality in different types of photography, importance of quality in imagery, legal notes,[...]
  • The Blurred Lines of Acting & Modeling

  • I'm no actor, nor a model. But I am photographer that works with both many times in the past 5 years of shooting photography. I've spoken to some actors and some literally don't see any value in modeling... at all. And same with the opposite, with models. Why? It understandable everyone is trying to[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Sept. 4th 2015

  • My third Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. This one was a very TASTEFUL one too! Check out the separate photo album already posted previously regarding the restaurant walking tour of Hazleton. Stops I made on this First Friday... - Literary Cake Decorating Contest at [...]
  • Natural Light Adventures

  • Sometimes a project is planned ahead of time, but this time it was not. Summer 2015 was became a big deal to my skills in natural light portraits. While this project wasn't intentional but it became a project while I was working to build NEPA's state of available models with NEPA Modeling Search. I [...]
  • What is a Freelance Model?

  • There are tons of resources via google already, but I recommend this article for a read. Let's say you still want to read my perspective you may continue reading. Here's are a few quick bullet points... Definition Entrepreneurial Spirit of being a full time or part time freelance model. Basi[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Aug. 7th 2015

  • My second Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress First Friday event. This one has twice as much events going on! Heck it was the most classic cars I've seen in one place ever! Stops I made - Meet the Artist Exhibit at the Dragonfly Cafe - Sanctuary Live Pro Wrestling - Classic Car Cruise-in [...]
  • Perception of Quality in Photography

  • The perception of quality. In general the standard of what is high quality is based on majority rules and thinks as an overall society either nation or world majority. If everyone thinks X product/service, etc. is great and thinks another X product/service, etc. is bad it is the decision of society [...]
  • Modeling Photography Types

  • I'd like to refer models to read this article regarding modeling types, not specifically regarding photography only as this post would be. As modeling types may be assumed it would be the same with modeling photography types, it is not. Modeling types available for work for models can vary from vide[...]
  • What type of Headshot is best for you? - Part 2

  • This is the part 2 of the original blog post posted here. In this part I'd explain important aspects you should know about a your headshot session, at least with me where I do offer different types of styles in headshots. These are basically known as styles, each style does differ in costs as [...]