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Can- AM Shuck Star competition Damariscotta Maine.

James Geoghan (right)of the West Robins Oyster Co., Southampton NY was the winner of the  Can- AM Shuck Star competition at the Damariscotta Oyster celebration. 12 oysters perfectly shucked in 56. 92 seconds. A totally cool party with …

The Jane Hotel Review

Here is a link to my review of The Jane Hotel in NYC on Gonomad.com  Love the Jane!    

Single Room Occupancy

Single Room Occupancy: ​Portraits and Stories of Northampton Lodging, 1976-2016 March 9 – June 10, 2018 at Historic Northampton by Cassandra Holden and Paul Shoul ​For the past two years, Cassandra Holden has been interviewing former residents of …

Portugal: Ria Formosa Salt Harvesting

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.

The Birdman of Lisbon, Portugal.

The Birdman of Lisbon. Waterfront Praca Do Comercio, Quay Pillars.

The Johnny Memphis Band. Luthiers, East Hampton,MA.

The Johnny Memphis Band. Luthiers, East Hampton,MA.    

Thousands Gather in Northampton MA to Honor Orlando shooting victims

Thousands of people attended a candlelight vigil in Northampton, MA. last night to honor the victims of the Orlando shooting.

Elizabeth Warren protested by Bernie Sanders supporters in Northampton, MA.

Bernie Sanders supporters protest Elizabeth Warrens endorsement of Hillary Clinton at the World war II club in Northampton Ma. yesterday.

United Way of Hampshire County video ‘Superhero”

What a pleasure to work with United Way on this video. My Goals for the images were to show real people in the real world getting real help. I think we nailed it.  Special thanks to Sony Music …

Bernie Sanders heckled by Trump supporter at Umass Amherst speech.

1/2/2016 Bernie Sanders was heckled today by a Donald  Trump supporter at a rally and speech at  the Umass Amherst fine arts center. The man stood with a sign that read” Obama is a christian like Bruce Jenner …

Mr. G from Whately MA Wins Latin Grammy!

A shout out to the valleys very own Mr G , Ben Grundersheimer from Whately, Ma. who just won the Latin Grammy for best children’s album. Way to go Ben!

Bernie Sanders Rally in Springfield!

  Democratic presidential candidate, US Sen. Bernie Sanders  I-Vt., brought his campaign to the Mass Mutual center in Springfield, MA. today Oct,3 201. Speaking to a crowd of over 6000, Sanders captivated the room with his message of …

Eating Finland

I just returned from a trip to Finland. Check out this link to EATING FINLAND a slide show on the exciting culinary scene happening all over the country.  

Misty Morning Lake. HawkHill Nature, Finland.

A misty morning on the lake at HawkHill Nature in Finland

Days of Rage

I am very pleased to have a half page image I took of Raymond  Luc Levasseur  in the new book Days of Rage by best selling author Bryan Burrough. Aside from my own pride, this is an important …

Shoveling out of Linus.

  Shoveling out of Winter Storm Linus  in Northampton MA.

cows thoughts on grass fed beef

Bovine thoughts on grass fed beef

From a recent interview with cows on their thoughts about about grass fed beef.

free couch in the rain

Deceive Ecstasy.

  Deceive Ecstasy. Three things I noticed out in the world today that gave me reason to pause. First is that an old couch with a “Free” sign in front of a house after a rain storm is …

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Hadley Asparagus

Finally, the Asparagus are here. For me, their arrival is the defining point in the year when winter is truly over, and the bounty of spring begins. These are from my favorite farm stand, Alligator Brook Farm on …

richard gordon aclu docket

ACLU reunites family, in broader challenge to immigration detention

ACLU immigration client Richard Gordon reunites with his family. For more information on the work the American Civil Liberties Union is doing to help people held under Mandatory Immigration detention, without the oppertunity to post bond, go to …

Rachel Maddow and the American flag

Rachel Maddow on OZY

I have watched media change and the bumbling efforts by the main stream to change with it. It’s exciting to see something like OZY that embraces the new reality of news. OZY promises to be “Smarter, Fresher, Different.” …

cell phone soldier bogota colombia photo by paul shoul

Cell Phone Soldier, Colombia.

The cell phone soldier, Bogota Colombia, 2013.

eye exam Umass health services photo by Paul Shoul

Seeing the light. Photography at UMass Health Services

Now and then I get a client that wants me to push the limits and come up with interesting images. Kudos to Communications & Marketing Director Karen Dunbar Scully whom I have been working with at Umass. I …

Frances Crowe anti nuclear peace activist

Frances Crowe’s 95th Birthday with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now

I I just came back from the 95th birthday celebration for the unstoppable peace activist Frances Crowe, hosted at Umass by Amy Goodman of Democracy now. Frances was glowing. It felt good to be in a packed house, …

El Secreto; Ambergris Caye, Belize

El Secreto is a luxury hotel on the beach in Ambergris Caye in Belize. Thatched roof rooms all come with their own iPod to run the electronics hidden behind the rustic decor. The food is first class. Massage, …

When Photos Collid photos by paul shoul

When Photos Collide

When photos collide: Alabama and Spain.

a hotel worker in Belize sweeping an endless dock photo by paul shoul

Belize: Workers in Paradise

Behind the the five star resorts around the world are the legions of workers arising before dawn, cleaning up paradise.

old couple in Western M. Photo by Paul Shoul

Growing Old With Grace

Growing old with grace. Somewhere in Western, MA.

United Way of Hampshire County 2014 Campaign Video

I am so pleased to be working with United Way of Hampshire County. Check out their new 2014 Campaign Video featuring my images from community partner programs funded by United Way.

Unted way 2013 campaign report cover photograph by Paul Shoul

United Way of Hampshire County 2013 Campaign Report

  What a pleasure it has been to photograph for the United Way. Working with director Jim Ayres and media mega talents from The Creative, Ruth Griggs, marketing; Janice Beetle, messaging; Maureen Scanlon, design and Viz Bang video …