Every couple years, the whole Camera 1 crew, has the opportunity to photograph and document JDRF’s Children’s Congress event. Over 150 children, and many adults, affected both directly and indirectly by type 1 diabetes travel to Washington DC in order to bring awareness to the disease and the hardships faced by those who live with … Continued
A long 4th of July weekend was cut short for the Camera 1 crew when they headed down to Washington DC on Sunday for the JDRF’s bi-annual children’s visit to congress. The highlight of the 4 day long event happened just prior to a Type 1 Diabetes based Senate hearing when Vice President Biden made … Continued
Larry headed down to Florida recently with JDRF to photograph basketball star Ray Allen and his family in their Miami home. The photos were then laid out in an insert for USA Today to raise awareness to Type 1 Diabetes. Allens wife, Shannon is a member of the JDRF Board of Directors and their son … Continued
Larry was in Washington DC recently with JDRF to photograph their annual conference on capital hill. Pictured below is JDRF President Jeffrey Brewer standing along side NASCAR superstar Trevor Baynes car. Bayne has been sponsored by JDRF for a few seasons to help spread the word about diabetes research in hopes to find a cure.
The final day of the JDRF 2011 Children’s Congress started off with visits to select Senators and Representatives and ended with a hearing in front of varying senators. On hand to plead for funds toward’s Diabetic research included Actor Kevin Kline who because active in JDRF when his son was diagnosed with diabetes.
American Idol Season 9 runner up Crystal Bowersox was on hand to interact and sing “Promise To Remember Me” with the kids. Crystal is a Type 1 Diabetic and was great with the kids, taking all the time in to world to take a picture with anyone who wanted and was a pleasure to work … Continued
While Julie was editing down the first half of Day One for media outlets, Larry and Patrick headed to the opening dinner. The story was picked up by the Washington Post as well as NPR running with photos shot by both Larry and Patrick.