Fred Greaves

Back Photographer

Fred Greaves has been using photography to tell stories for over 25 years. Whether he is inches from a raging wildfire, documenting the chaos of a kindergarten classroom, or catching the enthusiastic smiles of U.S. Service Members stationed in Afghanistan as they take photos with their favorite A-list celebrities, he is always surrounded by action. Fred is a specialist at catching the powerful, the touching, and the unforgettable. He is no stranger to pressure-packed environments, and is comfortable creating iconic commercial photos for corporate clients, documenting the lives and the landscape of the world for an NGO, or anything in between. Online at http://www.fredgreaves.com

 

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In the Making: Wall Weavings

Jessica Filip’s favorite weaving projects are the large commissions that take several weeks to complete, such as her 6-foot-by-6-foot wall hanging displayed in South, a restaurant in Sacramento, or an 8-foot-by-12-foot piece for a client’s cabin in Montana. Her larger commissions range from $1,600 to $4,000. 

Aug 1, 2019 Sena Christian

One-of-a-Kind Sound Machines

Vintage suitcases, canteens, metal carrying cases and wooden boxes of varying colors and sizes occupy nearly every inch of a ceiling-scratching shelf in Kaden Hill’s suburban Sacramento garage workshop.

Jul 30, 2019 Fred Greaves

Custom Creations

Local potter Joe Triglia of Tufarock Design details his process of making hand-crafted planters and other garden vessels that were inspired by a recent trip overseas.

May 17, 2019 Sena Christian

No Frills

Artisan furniture maker Trent Dean shows how he makes his minimalist designs. 

Jan 4, 2019 Fred Greaves

Working On the Railroad

The California State Railroad Museum curates one of the world’s largest toy train collections. 

Nov 30, 2018 Fred Greaves

Tea Time

Consumer education is key for Capital Region tea shops

When Leo Hickman returned in 2003 from an eight-month tour in Kuwait as a combat engineer in the U.S. Air Force, he wanted a way to spread peace. With no idea how, he set out on a journey of self-discovery and backpacked through 27 countries.

Jun 25, 2018 Jennifer Berry

Tesla’s Microgrid

A fleet of Teslas are headed to Squaw — and not just to the parking lot.

As part of its ongoing renewable energy efforts, the resort is partnering with Liberty Utilities and the electric car (and rocket) company on a proposal to install battery units for storing power generated by solar and other sources.

May 15, 2018 Torey Van Oot

A Seat at the Table

UC Davis’ Women in Leadership Club helps MBA students get corporate training through placement on nonprofit boards

Nonprofits through the region are finding themselves in need of new, young members to bring fresh perspectives to their organizations — and a group of savvy young UC Davis women are offering a fix. The Women in Leadership Club has created a program that offers MBA students invaluable experience while giving nonprofits the youthful jolt they need.

Mar 20, 2018 Torey Van Oot