Above and Beyond HDP

Throughout the year members of HDP have been recognized for their outstanding photographic endeavors outside of Hockomock Digital activities. "Above and Beyond HDP" will feature these people and their images.

Double Winners at Kelby’s Photo Walk Day!

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Above and Beyond

Each October for the past ten years Photoshop Guru, Scott Kelby has sponsored a day to go out and take photos. This worldwide event happens wherever someone wants to lead a group. This year Massachusetts had only eight such locations. Last year Sherri, Joyce and I headed up to Lawrence to shoot the mills. This year I returned to the mills while Sherri went south for Provincetown.

In Lawrence there were about 45 interested photographers, quadrupling last year’s group. I’m not of the numbers in P-town. 

As a participant you are asked to submit one photo from the day’s shoot. From these images the group leader will select one to represent his/her walk. These photos are sent to Kelby to be judged with the thousands from around the world. 

At the local level, Sherri’s “Dialog” and my “Triple X Escape” earned top honors for our respective groups! I wonder if any other club had double winners for this competition?? I was a repeat winner as my “Stone Mill” from the 2016 Walk was selected as the Lawrence Mill representative!


Dialog” – Sherri V.



Triple X Escape” – Joe K. 


Making HDP proud. . .

Jeff W. at MIT!

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Above and Beyond

Well, sort of! It is actually one of Jeff’s images that was selected by MIT to grace their “March for Science” book. He happened to be in the right place (does he ever wind up in the wrong one) when he approached this woman and asked to take her picture. She agreed and MIT thought it would be well suited for their book!