Category archives: General

  • Run From Walkers!

  • I've always been a big fan of The Walking Dead and its spin-off TV show Fear of the Walking Dead. So I and a fellow colleague of mine who wanted to explore more special effects makeup, we came up with this project! It was a blast during production and even more editing the images. Here are my 3 favo[...]
  • Wings Over Hazleton 2017

  • Fun times photographing history for second year in a row! But this time with a twist! This time I was granted permission to get a sunrise view of the beautiful historic planes!   Here are my 3 favorites but highly recommend checking out my 18 photos in my photo gallery!  
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Aug 4th 2017

  • My 24th 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 Speaks @ The Sage Exchange New local bu[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday July 7th 2017

  • My 23rd 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 History Scavenger Hunt @ The Sage Exchange[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday June 2nd 2017

  • My 22nd 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… Wine & Chocolate Walk The Sage Exchange [...]
  • The Red Chair

  • I had a blast photographing Christian, Jon and their dogs! This was for sure a valuable learning experience as well for me since this was my first real shoot with animals. What I learn? Get squeaky toys....! Check out the full gallery here! Check out the Behind The Scenes video below! [...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday May 5th 2017

  • My 21st 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… Art at the Markle by Hazleton POWER! Back to the 9[...]
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday April 7th 2017

  • My 20th 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: AYE 7 (Art Youth Expo) The S[...]
  • Miss Greater Hazleton 2017

  • Officially sponsored Miss Greater Hazleton Scholarship Organization 2017 Pageant. It was an experience for sure! First time attending a pageant and photographing one too. Here are some samples but I highly recommend checking the full gallery here.  
  • Downtown Hazleton: First Friday Mar. 3rd 2017

  • My 19th 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… Meet the Artist Exhibit at the Dragonfly Cafe featuring [...]
  • Run From Walkers!

  • I've always been a big fan of The Walking Dead and its spin-off TV show Fear of the Walking Dead. So I and a fellow colleague of mine who wanted to explore more special effects makeup, we came up with this project! It was a blast during production and even more editing the images. Here are my 3 favo[...]
  • Miss Greater Hazleton 2017

  • Officially sponsored Miss Greater Hazleton Scholarship Organization 2017 Pageant. It was an experience for sure! First time attending a pageant and photographing one too. Here are some samples but I highly recommend checking the full gallery here.  
  • Peak into My Editing Process

  • Here's a very quick video version made for non-photographers. And here's my more detailed video explaining my why I do this and that. This one is more for photographers but if you're not a photographer and would like to still watch it you can.
  • 3 Steps to Mastering Posing Yourself as a Model

  • I'm no model granted. But I've worked with over 150 models in my 5 year lifetime of being a photographer. You may still question my credentials as why a photographer. Plain and simple, you as the model need to ensure the shots are taken to the photographer's needs or art director (on personal projec[...]
  • Monthly Friday’s B2B Tips: The Legal Tips

  • *I'm not a legal professional nor this is legal advice* Take the following with a grain of salt, the following are based in US copyright laws. A lot of photographers work very differently. Some commercial freelance photographers, especially the non-professional photographers, do not charge for li[...]
  • The Lancaster Central Market Fashion Shoot

  • Here are some modeling images I've shot with Heather Elaine as the model and assistant Eric Slodysko. The day started a bit rocky with finding parking around the location (Lancaster Central Market) took about an 45 minutes. Luckily the parking spot was only a block away from the location. So as we w[...]
  • 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,[...]