May & June are some of the busiest months of the event calendar here in Boston. So far I've photographed a number of exciting charity events, including the MSPCA Gala, BCRF Hot Pink Party, Rogerson Communities Gala, Boys & Girls Club House Party, Boston Arts Adademy Gala, Make-A-Wish Gala and the Slater Foundation benefit for Operation Homefront. Other events include several in-store cocktail parties plus many corporate and private functions. Thank you to everyone who has gotten together for a photo this season, but beware it's not over yet! To view photos from these events and more, click on the galleries page above.

Michael Blanchard at the Boys & Girls Club House Party, May 2012 by Bill Brett.
Note: The below blog pages have not been updated since the fall of 2010. A site re-do is in the planning stages. Stay tuned!

Best of Boston - Fan Pier, South Boston
Boston Magazine celebrated the release of their annual "Best of Boston" issue last month at Fan Pier in South Boston.
Bill Taylor and Kristan Fletcher of the Four Seaons Boston with Lynne and Gary Smith of Wellesley.
Sydney Turner and Kris Mayrhofer.
The girls of Patron.
Brian Kelly and fiancee Sherri.

Brian's Infiniti dealership in Danvers, Kelly, was the first Infiniti dealer in the world.
The beautiful Aditi Ruhi.
Marilyn Riseman and her friends enjoying the party.
David & Emily Geller.
Tara Borawski & Alejandro Miranda.
Patrick Dole, Joseph Wawrzyn, Andrew Dole, Tia Carioli and Nathanael Bluhm of Mystery Roar.
Bobby Garnett and Dr. Ali Muhammad.

Mr. Garnett won best vintage clothing store for his shop on Thayer Street, Bobby from Boston.
Maureen Balsbaugh.
Gina Morda, Beth Dickerson, Wendy Goldstein Pierce & Nicole Conlon.
Thanh and Cedric Tonello and Stephanie Loeber.
Joe Fallon with Susan and David Lipson.
Rebecca & Alexandra Hynes and Rob Cohen.
Alexis, Alena and Angela Gianopulos.
Gretchen Olney & Kristina Tsipouras.

Check out Kristina's blog @ Boston Weekends.
Fan Pier @ night.
Erin & myself.
Trying out the new Infiniti QX.
Kyle VonIderstein, Casey Haight, Heather White and Ryan McDaid.
Liz Nolan & Max Buccini.
Nick Cummings of Louis Boston.
Mary Richardson & Stan Leven.
Nathanael Bluhm of Mystery Roar crankin it out.
Joseph B. Dowd and Ben Mezrich.
StyleBoston co-host Anthony Corey and Linda Holliday.
Chris Langley and Alexandra Hynes of 44 Communications.
Ryan Stranz, Heather North McGraw, Leah Collins, Marcia McKniff and Jed McGraw.
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Horseback Riding Lessons - Make-A-Wish Foundation
Working with Make-A-Wish is one of my favorite things to do. A few weeks ago I photographed a little girl whose wish it was to take horseback riding lessons. Make-A-Wish Foundation hooked her up with a beautiful and gentle horse named Simon.
Her expressions were so adorable.
This is Simon's owner who gives lessons in the back of her Wayland home.
Getting acquainted.
Her Mom joined us for a photo.
My favorite.
Hugs for Simon.
** Most photos were taken with the Nikon D3. I'm a long time Canon guy but wanted to try the D3 (which I liked very much!)

Patricia Yeo - Ginger Park, South End
Culinary star Patricia Yeo arrived at Boston's Ginger Park last year in a move that she had not planned for, but could not pass up. I stopped by Ginger Park a few weeks ago to photograph Yeo for a magazine piece in the works. Considering she has built quite a name for herself, Yeo still says her place is in the kitchen. "Chefs are not supposed to be photographed!" she insisted.
** Side note, I still have not actually eaten at Ginger Park - Whose in??

HGTV Green Home - Pine Hills Plymouth, MA
If you are familiar with HGTV's Green Home giveaway, trust me when I say, DON'T FORGET to enter next year! I recently photographed the winners of the 2010 Green Home as they got the keys to their new digs at Pine Hills in Plymouth, MA.

The 2010 HGTV Green Home at Pine Hills in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Green home winners Sandra & Kermit Gilson from NY State.
Walking to their new home with HGTV President, Jim Samples.
Welcome home!
Sandra with interior designer Linda Woodrum, host Jamie Durie and house planner Jack Thomason.
Inside the first floor.
He literally fell asleep during the tour... no joke!
Those involved on the project were welcomed back to celebrate.
HGTV's Jamie Durie.
The coffee table was hand painted by Nantucket artist, Audrey Sterk.
In the boy's room.
Later in the evening HGTV hosted a party at South Boston's Artists for Humanity.

Artists for Humanity (EpiCenter) is LEED certified and one of Boston's greenest buildings.
The event was produced by Michael Yavorsky of MY Experience.
We printed photographs from the afternoon as favors for guests.
Artists from the program at EpiCenter were set up at the party.
Linda Woodrum and Jack Thomason celebrating a job well done!
For more information on the HGTV Green Home, visit the HGTV website.

Hudson BCRF Classic - Liberty National Golf Course, NJ
Last week The Breast Cancer Research Foundation held it's first annual Hudson Golf Classic at the picturesque Liberty National golf course in New Jersey overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The event raised a half million dollars for research.
Philanthropist Michael Fux offered his exotic car collection for display at the event.
Liberty National owner Paul Fireman & BCRF President Myra Biblowit.
Rolls Royce sponsored the event and made a number of their beautiful cars available for test drive.
Alonzo Mourning, Jason Taylor, Michael Fux & Dan Marino.
Hudson Jeans founder Peter Kim.
William Lauder & his friends on the course.
Mike's Hard Lemonade sponsored with special pink ribbon bottles.
Sharon Sager taking a spin!
Liberty National is even more breathtaking in person!
Paul Fireman, Andy Spellman & Steve Fireman.
Double Cross Vodka also sponsored.
Myself on the course, although I did not golf!
More autos from Michael's collection arrived throughout the day...
Jason Taylor.
Cynthia Lufkin, Gloria Rubin, Gloria Gaynor, Myra Biblowit and Anna Deluca.
Alonzo Mourning, Dan Marino and Jason Taylor.
Paul Fireman trying on a Cartier watch.
Leonard Lauder and wife Evelyn, BCRF Founder & Chairman.
Dan Marino, Peter Kim, William Lauder, Paul Fireman & Michael Fux.
Dan & Cynthia Lufkin.
Dinner and a performance at Liberty National.
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