Slapdash Portfolio

A few sample photos for Claudia and friend. Nothing terribly recent or great, just a few examples of my work.


Photographs of downtown Albany, June 14th & 15th, 2017.


Photographs of Rachel Kelchin, taken between May 31st and June 14th, 2017. Locations: Hudson River Coffee House, Quail St., and Albany Public LIbrary, Washington Avenue.

2-Dec-2016 [BID 4 UAG @ Key Bank]

Lark St. BID hosts their annual Holiday Art Bazaar. 2 December 2016.
Girl Blue, Jasper, County Mike, and Shannon Straney.


Halloween Party at Washington Park Lake House. Hosted by the Lark St. BID. 29/11/2016, October 29th, 2016, 8 p.m.-12 a.m, 20:00-00:00.

Anton Pasquill

Photos of the new space, work in progress.

2015 Lark BID Halloween

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Dest Comedy Jam #4

Dest Comedy Jam
Number Four
Hudson River Coffee House
Albany, NY
w/s/g Vernon Payne

Host/producer Mo Haskins presents...

Comedy at The Madison Theater

Comedy at The Madison Theater
Albany, NY
06 December 2014
8:00 p.m.

Lark Tavern Comedy Open Mic

Album from November 3rd, 2014. Too many photos and not enough edits. The penultimate album. Before the next upload, these will be deleted. Then the final draft.

Jared Paul at Hudson River Coffee House

Jared Paul at Hudson River Coffee House. 07 November 2014. Albany Poets support behind the scenes and on stage.

Currently these are DRAFTS only, please do not reproduce photos. Please note it is easy to view the full sized .jpg and download it to your local machine.

Private sharing is fine, public sharing, not yet please. Thanks.

Wine and Dine Festival for The Arts

Wine and Dine Festival for The Arts
18th Jan--Pavillion & Demos
19th Jan--Barista Showdown, Pavillion, Demos, Gala
Hotel Albany, 89 State St., Albany, NY

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Images still need some color and exposure correction, after which the 144 DPI large files will be swapped out for 300 DPI (print ready) large files.

Fair Use/Non-commercial/not-for-profit use for participants. No commercial use without permission of author/copyright holder. If you acquire or reproduce any image notify me at jmspiro@gmail.com

State of the State

Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, 09 January 2013.

How To Sharpen Pencils, Hudson, NY

6 May 2012. David Rees, The Spotty Dog, Hudson, NY. Mr. Rees presents demonstrations from his book, How To Sharpen Pencils.

Initial edits and selections.

From Raw To Refined @ ACG / Capital Identity @ project art

Shots from the receptions:

project art. "Capital Identity" with artists Patrick Porter, Alex Waters and RADICAL!
Friday, 2 November 2012
46 Columbia Street

From Raw to Refined
Albany Center Gallery
39 Columbia Street, Albany, New York 12207
Harold Gubnitsky, Paul Kant, Jason Schultz, and miChelle Vara.


Kevin Allison hosts his show at The Linda, Albany, NY. Dave Hill is guest headliner.

Tasteful Nudes Book Release Party, Dave Hill and Friends, The Bell House

Dave Hill and Friends in Brooklyn.
Contact sheet (selections, .jpg format, unedited) from Nikon D300 DSLR, and then Nikon D7000 DSLR.

Soundout, Woodstock Day School, Bearsville Theater

Bearsville Theater, Tinker St., Woodstock, NY.

Initial selections, light edits.

Full use for WDS and participants, after participant selections and my final edit.

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