I’m still chipping away at the photos from the New Year’s trip to Williamsburg and thought I’d share this one of Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson. Mr. Barker has been portraying Thomas Jefferson for many years. I’m always impressed with his ability to respond to any question or situation in character. If you visit Colonial Williamsburg, make sure to find him on the schedule and make a point to see one of his public audiences. You won’t regret it.
Over New Year’s weekend I traveled to Williamsburg for what has become a nearly annual photography trip with my Dad to see the Christmas Decorations in the Colonial Area. While I did take some exterior photos in the Historic Area (when the light is as nice as it was for Friday’s post, you have to make some photos), my focus was on the historic trades.
We’ll stick with the Williamsburg Christmas decorations this week. While many of the decorations are elaborate, using a wide range of materials, some of my favorites like the one in the photo above are the simpler ones.
Another from the archives. A few years ago, a snow storm hit Williamsburg in late December. It was after Christmas but before they take the decorations down in January. It was an easy decision to make the four hour drive in the snow for this photography opportunity.