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Unted way 2013 campaign report cover photograph by Paul Shoul

United Way of Hampshire County 2013 Campaign Report

Unted way 2013 campaign report cover photograph by Paul Shoul

 

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 producer …

seeking human kindness sign held by a man pan handling in harvard square ma

Seeking Human Kindness in Harvard Square

seeking human kindness sign held by a man pan handling in harvard square ma

Seeking human kindness in Harvard square.…

Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan on the set of 'The Judge' on June 10, 2013 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.

Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan on the set of ‘The Judge’ on June 10, 2013 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.

Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan on the set of 'The Judge' on June 10, 2013 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.

Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan on the set of ‘The Judge’ on June 10, 2013 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.…

Elinor Lipman Northampton MA

The Amazing Elinor Lipman

Elinor Lipman Northampton MA

Elinor Lipman cannot be stopped. She is funny, insightful, and just keeps pumping out fantastic books year after year. Last night she read from her two new novels, The view from Penthouse B and, I Can’t Complain (All Too) Personal …

John Hodgman author, actor and humorist

John Hodgman

 

John Hodgman, author, actor and humorist

Author, actor and humorist John Hodgman, co hosted  SCREEN TEST 2: Movie Trivia Madness, Amherst Cinema’s signature fundraiser 2013, along with local hero and city councilor Bill Dwight at the Academy of Music in Northampton.…

woman at the market in chichicastenango guatemala

Chichicastenango Guatemala

 woman at the market in chichicastenango guatemala

A woman  at the market in Chichicastenango Guatemala. For more info on travel to Guatemala go to Visitguatemala.com

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I Shot Santa!

santa preview massachusettes paul shoul photo

I Shot Santa, for the cover of the December issue of Preview Massachusettes, and Emily Rosenfeld, and a story on Kwanzaa, and Delaney’s Grill. Check them out at Previewma.com

veterans day parade northampton Ma. 2012 photo by paul shoul

Veterans Day Parade 2012 Northampton MA

veterans day parade northampton Ma. 2012 photo by paul shoul

 

Veterans day parade, Northampton Ma, 2012.…

thanksgiving dinner the turkey's revenge

Thanksgiving Dinner, The Turkey’s Revenge

thanksgiving dinner the turkey's revenge

I always knew the day would come when turkeys would turn the tide on thanksgiving dinner.…

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IPhone 6

iphone 6

 The new iPhone 6…

pregnant and hungry a woman stands by the side of the road in northampton,ma with a sign that reads, 4 months pregnant,no shelter no food

Pregnant, no shelter, no food. A sign of the times.

pregnant and hungry a woman stands by the side of the road in northampton,ma with a sign that reads, 4 months pregnant,no shelter no food

A young woman stands by the side of the road in Northampton, MA. with a sign that reads.” 4 months pregnant, no shelter, no food. Any thing helps, God Bless”…

Jagalchi fish Market, Busan South Korea Portrait of a fishmonger.

Jagalchi Fish Market Busan South Korea

Jagalchi fish Market, Busan South Korea Portrait of a fishmonger.

Portrait of a fishmonger Jagalchi Fish Market, Busan South Korea. for more info on travel to Korea go to: Visit Korea

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The Zen of Sweat. Traveling Thailand with ExOfficio

exofficio men's geo trek'r long sleeve shirt

The Zen of Sweat. Traveling Thailand with ExOfficio
I am a  frequent traveler. I have favorite airports. I have power adapters for every country on the planet. I have a suitcase fetish. I always get an isle seat. I will …

Pittsfield Rising: American Style Magazine

Pittsfield art here sign photograph for American Style magazine by paul shoul

Check out the story “Pittsfield Rising” in the  new summer issue of American Style Magazine, I had the pleasure of doing some of the photography. Of course you will have to buy the mag in print to see …

preview massachusetts magazine may cover photo the yarn farmer

Preview Massachusetts May 2012

preview massachusetts magazine may cover photo the yarn farmer

My new cover of Preview Mass. magazine.…

Old truck in Vermont

On the road in Vermont

Old truck in Vermont

I passed by this old truck today on the road in Vermont…

vermont yankee nuclear power plant protest 3/3/2012

Shut down Vermont Yankee!

vermont yankee nuclear power plant protest 3/3/2012

vermont yankee nuclear power plant protest 3/3/2012

vermont yankee nuclear power plant protest 3/3/2012

vermont yankee nuclear power plant protest 3/3/2012

Saturday 3/3/2012, a group of 50 people marched 17 miles from Greenfield to the gates of  the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant to send another message to the powers that be to shut this monstrosity down. Here is what the …

Megan LaBonte

Megan LaBonte

Megan LaBonte

PeopleView: Megan LaBonte

Daily inspiration in multiple media

From Preview Massachusetts

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
By Tom Sturm

Photography By Paul Shoul

Photographer and multimedia artist Megan LaBonte was born and raised in the Pioneer Valley, and typically re-invents herself …

nanjing railway station beggar

Nanjing Railway Station

nanjing railway station beggar

A beggar stares down an American tourist at the Nanjing railway station…

northampton ma truck eating bridge

Northampton’s famous Truck Eating Bridge eats another one

northampton ma truck eating bridge

Northampton’s famous truck eating bridge got another one this morning. The driver, according to police on the scene, was from Massachusetts. This is not the best collision I have seen; one truck made it all the way under and had …

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Occupy Amherst a Day of Action 11-17-11

occupy Amherst-1, 11-17-11

 

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During a day of action around the world on the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street action, A group of 200 people marched from The University of Massachusetts to Amherst Center. The group briefly entered both …

Northampton Mayor elect David Narkewicz and his wife Yelena Bill Dwight and incumbent Jesse Adams

Narkewicz Wins Northampton Mayor’s Race

Northampton Mayor elect David Narkewicz and his wife Yelena Bill Dwight and incumbent Jesse Adams ( From Northamptonmedia.com)

Image: David Narkewicz and his wife Yelena Mikich,  City council Incumbent Jesse Adams and Bill Dwight.

NORTHAMPTON — It’s official — City Council President David Narkewicz will be the city’s 44th mayor.

The 45-year-old former congressional …

This is a live wire. Storm Recovery in Western MA.

By any standard, this has been one hell of a week in Western Ma. The rare October snow storm that caused wide spread power failures for millions of people in the Northeast downed thousands of trees and left many in …

Elizabeth Warren campaigning in Springfield MA after her announcement to run for the Senate

Elizabeth Warren campaigns in Springfield MA after announcing her run for the Senate

Elizabeth Warren in Springfield MA campaigning to run for the Senate 9/14/11Elizabeth Warren stopped by  the Student Prince in Springfield, MA. during a state wide tour yesterday after announcing her candidacy for the Senate. 9-14-11. For an audio report and the full story by Mary Serreze of Northamptonmedia.com, go this LINK

sunflower photo after hurricane Irene northampton Ma

After Irene

 sunflower photo after hurricane Irene northampton MaAfter 2 days of rain from hurricane Irene  it’s nice to have the sun out again. So I made a simple photograph.

Ingredients: sunflower, white paper, sunlight.

8/29/11 Northampton, MA.

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Travis Best

Basketball Hall of Fame 2011 enshrinement after party at Mama Iguana’s in Springfield MA with Charles Barkley Travis Best James Duckett and Grammy winner Brian Michael Cox

Travis best signs a fans basket ball in springfield MA

Travis Best Chales Barkley and Rene Mcdonald

James Duckett

Brian-Michael cox

Brian-Michael cox at the DJ booth

Mama Iguana's baskett ball hall of fame enshrinement after party waitressThe Basketball Hall of fame 2011 enshrinement after party at Mama Iguana’s in Springfield, MA last night was a star studded affair with all the trimmings you would expect. Grammy winner Brian-Michael Cox was pumping out the tunes in the …

verizon strikers in northampton,MA 8/11/11

Verizon workers on strike in Northampton,MA

verizon strikers in northampton,MA 8/11/11Over 45,000 Verizon workers around the country have been on strike for job security and a fair contract. In Northampton, MA, strikers and their supporters maintained a picket line outside of the Verizon offices on 61 Masonic Street. This Saturday, …

jerome liebling portrait 7/25/09 © paul shoul

Goodbye Jerome Liebling

jerome liebling portrait 7/25/09 © paul shoulJerome Liebling passed away today, July 27, 2011. I will miss him. He was an inspiration to me and many photographers. Jerry’s images are honest.  Long ago as a five college student I used to sneak into the division 3 …

Eric Carle

The Amazing Eric Carle

Eric Carle during a book signing in amherst maEric Carle is amazing. He is an inspired artist and a super nice guy who still has a child like glow in his smile. Last weekend Eric was on hand at Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art to sign …

Bill Dwight campaign kick off speech for city concilor at large northampton mass

Vote Bill Dwight for Northampton City Councilor at-large

Bill Dwight campaign kick off speech for city concilor at large northampton massBill Dwight is a man we all look up to, well, not all of us. The only man larger and taller than Bill in the valley is State representative Peter Kocot ( Democrat Northampton)  who was there yesterday to endorse …