Botanical Studies - The Beginning

Botanical Studies - The Beginning

As a kid, I spend my summers in Maine and Canada canoe-tripping through some of the most pristine lands in North America, but the forests that lined those rivers and lakes appeared as nothing but a green wall to me. It was all a giant beautiful mess of life that I could never piece apart or understand. So in the past 2 years, when I began paying closer attention to the plants I found around me here in Western North Carolina and the ones I've cultivated in my garden, that green wall began to disappear.

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Dr. Charles Quarles - Our State Magazine

Dr. Charles Quarles - Our State Magazine

When I first entered the home of Dr. Charles Quarles in Forest City, NC it was rather unassuming. From the outside it was just another ordinary ranch style home on a long suburban street. The first floor was carefully decorated with antique furniture, landscape paintings are hung on the wall and I could hear I Love Lucy playing on the TV in the kitchen. Then Mr. Quarles invited me downstairs and things quickly become out of the ordinary.

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The Funk Collective

The Funk Collective

The first inaugural Funk Collective, a gathering of independent breweries was held last night at Birds Fly South Ale Project in Greenville, SC.

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Beer City Festival 2017

Beer City Festival 2017

Beer City Festival 2017 in Asheville, NC

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A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

Metaphorically, the tables were set months ago as chef John Fleer began to dream up what would become A Seat at the Table. This inaugural event was held on the evening of May 9 at Fleer’s The Rhu and Rhubarb. The event was invite-only and sold out weeks in advance.

Photos by Jack Sorokin & Story by Brook van der Linde

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Live Music Sessions - Sneezy

Over the past couple months i've been working on quite a few live sessions with musicians in Asheville. Most of them are still in the process of being edited, so check back at the blog for more to come.  In the meantime, here is a quick one-shot I did yesterday with the band Sneezy.

Brett O'Connor aka "Boc Sneezy" (Vocals,)
Jack Holland aka "Jucy" (Vocals, Guitar)
Ben Paulson aka "Dr. Baby Beats" (Drums and Keys)

Video by Jack Sorokin & Sam Shumate
Swannanoa, NC
4/15/17

Inkwell Press / Productivity Paradox

Inkwell Press / Productivity Paradox

Inkwell Press is an Asheville, NC based company that creates beautiful organizational products to help its customers feel empowered, prepared, and successful. I worked with Inkwell Press back in the summer of 2016 to produce a commercial video for their product release at the time (video below). Reccently they hired me again to shoot portraiture for their latest project a podcast called "Productivity Paradox".

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